Stigma - 30 Years Into the Epidemic

Content From: HIV.govPublished: January 14, 20111 min read


Dr. Anthony Fauci

Our colleague Dr. Anthony Fauci an hour-long special on Anderson Cooper 360° at 9pm ET on CNN.

The program will focus on the role stigma continues to play in the spread of HIV, and prevention and treatment issues.

Stigma is a critical issue addressed by The National HIV/AIDS Strategy as stated in the Strategy's vision statement -- "The United States will become a place where new HIV infections are rare and when they do occur, every person regardless of age, gender, race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity or socio-economic circumstance, will have unfettered access to high quality, life-extending care, free from stigma and discrimination."  

 Read the Strategy here (PDF).