News

14 Mar 2016
: What is stigma? What is the Stigma Index? and What does a world without Stigma look like?
9 Mar 2016
Limits and Complexity Research on Stigma and HIV Laurel Sprague A wonderful audio presentation can be accessed here Laurel articulates clear reasons and presents evidence of the value of community based research. She uses the Index and the criminalisatiomn of HIV non-disclosure, exposure, and transmission of HIV, as examples.
2 Mar 2016
“People living with HIV, especially young people, men who have sex with men, transgender people, people who sell sex and people who use drugs struggle to be heard and respected at clinics and hospitals. Stigma Index data from more than 65 countries and more than 65 000 people living with...
19 Feb 2016
In 2015 the team in the Congo completed the implementaion of the study. There report is now avaialble here
18 Jan 2016
Late in 2105 as part of the Positive Networks Consortuim coordinated by GNP+ (funded by the Robert Carr Network Fund) several organisations of PLHIV and their allies camme together in Trinidad - Port of Spain. Understanding, exploring, and sharing how implementing the Index in the CRN+ region might aid advocacy...
20 Dec 2015
A video of some highlights of the sesion can be found here
25 Nov 2015
Thursday 3rd December 18.30-20.30 at Committe Rooms 5a and b Highlighting the key findings of the study and implementation in Ghana Chaired by Dr Henry Naigai - UNNAIDS GHANA and with Emmanuel Beluzer Surkore (President NAP+ Ghana) and many other panel members The report from GHANA can be seen here...
24 Nov 2015
The Pacific island group Fiji is committed to the implementation of People Living with HIV Stigma Index. The national network of people living with HIV in Fiji, FJN+, will be leading the process with the support of UNAIDS, the Ministry of Health and the Fiji National University. In the coming...
17 Nov 2015
This is an interactive session which highlights how the evidence from the PLHIV Stigma Index has been used in advocacy in different countries, maps how the Stigma Index can continue to be relevant beyond 2015, and defines a joint advocacy agenda towards zero discrimination. to sign up please use this...
10 Oct 2015
Self-stigma; negative self-judgement resulting in shame, worthlessness and blame represents an important but neglected aspect of living with HIV. It impacts a person's ability to live positively, limits meaningful self agency, quality of life, adherence to treatment and access to health services. High levels have been reported through the People...