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.

How Homophobia Makes a Public Health Issue Worse

How Homophobia Makes a Public Health Issue Worse
- Recent headlines from London that another patient has been "cured" from HIV is significant, but it could give the false impression that HIV is no longer ...

The POP-UP Clinic Aims to Reach Homeless People Living With HIV

The POP-UP Clinic Aims to Reach Homeless People Living With HIV
- San Francisco is leading the nation in getting to zero new HIV infections, but one group is not seeing the same improvements in care and treatment: ...

Scotland urged to eliminate new HIV transmissions by 2030

Scotland urged to eliminate new HIV transmissions by 2030
- Scotland has a chance to eliminate new cases of HIV if it avoids complacency in the fight against the virus, according to a charity. A new strategy by ...

Diet and exercise advice lowers diabetes risk in people with HIV

Diet and exercise advice lowers diabetes risk in people with HIV
- Rates of diabetes are higher in people living with HIV than in the general population, but individualised lifestyle advice from a dietitian led to clinically ...

Hepatic steatosis common in young adults with life-long HIV

Hepatic steatosis common in young adults with life-long HIV
- Thirty-three percent of young adults with HIV since birth or early childhood have hepatic steatosis, a prevalence comparable to older adults with HIV ...

How are countries in sub-Saharan African monitoring the impact of programmes to prevent vertical ...

How are countries in sub-Saharan African monitoring the impact of programmes to prevent vertical ...
- Monitoring vertical transmission of HIV is important in high HIV prevalence low and middle income countries where health systems are often weak or ...

Is elimination of vertical transmission of HIV in high prevalence settings achievable?

Is elimination of vertical transmission of HIV in high prevalence settings achievable?
- 2011, the joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) launched a global plan to eliminate new HIV infections among children by 2015 ...

Modelling the next set of HIV data

Modelling the next set of HIV data
- A murmur of voices echoed around the room as the participants took a last look at the data that would be used in the next round of HIV estimate ...