The burden of stigma -HIV by Dr Shantha Hettiarachchi

People living with HIV/AIDS bear the consequences and face the impact of stigma and discrimination throughout their lives.Debunking myths and misconceptions about the disease is of importance. As  WHO states, “Ignorance of the facts leads to fear which in turn adds to stigma and discrimination”.

Dr.Shantha Hettiarachchi, Chief medical officer, University of Sri Jayewardenepura has drawn the public attention on the low awareness about H.I.V with regard to the most recent situation occurred in kuliyapitiya.

Read the article ආපස්සට යැවූ H.I.V

 

 

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