Stigmabase is a non-profit internet initiative dedicated to informing and raising awareness on the damaging effects of social exclusion and stigma around the world. The marginalization of individuals or categories of individuals is a too common phenomenon. Millions of people are facing this problem around the world and many complex factors are involved.

People With HIV/AIDS Have Started Reporting About Stigma – Commission

People With HIV/AIDS Have Started Reporting About Stigma – Commission
- The Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC) in Upper West Region has expressed joy that people living with HIV and AIDS now muster courage to openly ...

Med student studies why some HIV patients don't stick to medication plan

Med student studies why some HIV patients don't stick to medication plan
- We did a retrospective chart review of patients on ART who are seen at the hospital's HIV/AIDS clinic and looked at the reasons why some people still ...

China's gene-edited babies may have been given boosted intelligence

China's gene-edited babies may have been given boosted intelligence
- The twins, named Lulu and Nana, had their genes edited while still embryos to give them a level of HIV resistance, the virus that causes AIDS.

HMOs warned on discriminating vs persons with HIV-AIDS

HMOs warned on discriminating vs persons with HIV-AIDS
- Insurers can no longer discriminate versus Filipinos with HIV under the new law,” Surigao del Sur Rep. Johnny Pimentel said. “All insurers in the ...

Kilimanjaro launches project to support people living with HIV

Kilimanjaro launches project to support people living with HIV
- Under the project, HIV/aids patients and their dependants are assured of enough food as well as poverty eradication through farming and animal ...

PrEP stopped almost all high-risk men getting HIV

PrEP stopped almost all high-risk men getting HIV
- Fewer than five people out of almost 2,000 who were at risk of contracting HIV and took preventative medication became infected. Most were men ...

Bill would let youth get HIV prevention meds on their own

Bill would let youth get HIV prevention meds on their own
Connecticut lawmakers were asked Monday to consider letting young people receive preventative medication for HIV infections without their parents' ...

Denying health, life insurance to people with HIV illegal – lawmaker

Denying health, life insurance to people with HIV illegal – lawmaker
- Surigao del Sur Representative Johnny Pimentel makes the clarification as several insurances companies still exclude HIV-related cases from their ...