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.

Early HIV treatment matters for infants – even within their first 6 months

Early HIV treatment matters for infants – even within their first 6 months
- Every month counts for perinatally HIV-infected infants, as new study reveals the earlier infants begin antiretroviral treatment, the faster they will ...

A Second HIV-Positive Patient May Have Been Cured. Now What?

A Second HIV-Positive Patient May Have Been Cured. Now What?
- Nearly twelve years ago, a cancer patient infected with HIV received two bone marrow transplants to wipe out his leukemia. After nearly dying multiple ...

How I was cured of addiction, cancer and HIV

How I was cured of addiction, cancer and HIV
- Timothy Ray Brown, the so-called Berlin patient and until this week the only person to have been cured of HIV, says he celebrates four birthdays every ...

ViiV Healthcare shows positive results of combo treatment to beat AIDS

ViiV Healthcare shows positive results of combo treatment to beat AIDS
- Two of the three were Russians, and all three had HIV-1 A subtypes, common in Russia, Eastern Europe and East Africa, but seen less commonly in ...

One in six South Africans drug-resistant before starting HIV treatment

One in six South Africans drug-resistant before starting HIV treatment
- One in six people not on treatment in a large South African household survey already had drug-resistant HIV and more than half of those on treatment ...

Life is getting better and better for people with HIV

Life is getting better and better for people with HIV
- Life is getting better and better for people with HIV ... For some women living in Africa, taking a pill can be very distressing due to the stigma.

Yes, I cured a man of HIV, but now I need to pick up my daughter from school

Yes, I cured a man of HIV, but now I need to pick up my daughter from school
- Millions with HIV already enjoy long lives on antiretrovirals. But Gupta, who has worked extensively in South Africa, where 19% of the population has ...

National Women And Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: Let's Talk About PrEP

National Women And Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day: Let's Talk About PrEP
- At 25, Camille was an aspiring vocalist, having just returned from a dream vacation in South Africa and feeling on top of the world. But just weeks later, ...