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.

Why I'm Wary of the Hype Surrounding HIV “Cures”

Why I'm Wary of the Hype Surrounding HIV “Cures”
- It's heartening that two new men have been "cured" of HIV, but they won't dismantle the stigma or pharmaceutical greed that HIV-positive people deal ...

Anaemia and HIV – what you should know

Anaemia and HIV – what you should know
- Anaemia is a significant risk factor in people with HIV. Anaemia can cause serious complications, such as a decrease in quality of life, faster ...

Eastern Finland seniors contracting HIV in Russia despite information campaigns

Eastern Finland seniors contracting HIV in Russia despite information campaigns
- Officials say that the trend of older men picking up HIV in Russia has become familiar, and persists despite repeated efforts to stamp out the problem.

Point-of-care HIV viral load testing improves health outcomes

Point-of-care HIV viral load testing improves health outcomes
- Giving patients their viral load test results on the same day improves viral load suppression rates and motivates patients to remain healthy. Mothers ...

Stop discriminating against people living with HIV/AIDS —NGOs

Stop discriminating against people living with HIV/AIDS —NGOs
- We strongly believe that HIV/AIDS is not the disease. Social stigma is the disease. We are encouraging the public to imbibe the culture that frowns ...

How HIV Affects Vermonters in 2019

How HIV Affects Vermonters in 2019
- Vermont, almost 700 people have received care for HIV in the last few years. Vermont Edition spoke to Roy Belcher - an epidemiologist and HIV ...

Gay, bi men make up 70 percent of new HIV infections

Gay, bi men make up 70 percent of new HIV infections
- Progress in HIV prevention has stalled after years of dramatic declines in new infections, with those in the South continuing to be particularly ...

The Best Medication to Prevent HIV is Hard to Find Where It's Needed Most

The Best Medication to Prevent HIV is Hard to Find Where It's Needed Most
- The American South accounts for more than half of the new HIV cases in the United States, but it is also the most difficult region to find a drugstore or ...