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HIV stigma keeps off students from aganwadi - Times of India
 

HIV stigma keeps off students from aganwadi - Times of India

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KANNUR: The world is prepares to observe the 'AIDS Day' on December 1 in order to extend solidarity to people who are HIV positive and instil awareness about the disease in the society, but the stigma associated with the disease remains.
 
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30 Nov 2017 - General
 
Madhubabu kaaja Thank you for sharing this as it is important to discuss the stigma of AIDS among healthcare providers. Cultural beliefs and norms are a huge factor in developing this stigma. Since Catholic is the dominant religion in the country, people are weary to interact with AIDS patients as most know that sexual promiscuity , a major risk factor for AIDS, is a mortal sin. We must be more patient in encourag...
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