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Dealing with HIV stigma and discrimination
Stigma perpetuates discrimination and this may be a key contributor to the spread of HIV/AIDS in this country

HIV/AIDS-related stigma still exists in many communities in Uganda.

Stigma perpetuates discrimination and this may be a key contributor to the spread of HIV/AIDS in this country.

Right from the beginning, HIV/AIDS epidemic has been accompanied by fear, ignorance, and denial, leading to stigmatization and discrimination against people living with HIV/AIDS and their families.

In this week’s health focus, Walter Mwesigye tells a story of two employees of a construction company that lost their jobs due to their HIV status.

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