Remus Lupin was supposed to be on the H.I.V. metaphor. It was someone who had...– JK Rowling (via arianasawitch)
30AIDS: Take 30 seconds to do something about HIV... →
BBC Clip on Travel Restrictions for HIV+ travelers... →
I tested positive for HIV almost 20 years ago.It was one of the toughest times...– - HIV+ UN staff member Will you be here in 20 years to share your story? Get tested TODAY!
Feeling a lot of pride to be based in New York right now!– United Nations Staff
NYT: Stereotyping Patients, and Their Ailments →
sexdrugsandhonorroll: Stigma hurts everyone—it’s so frustrating to think about who else could have been helped with the medicines this man didn’t need, and how he suffered more by taking unnecessary HIV regimens. Read This - stigma truly fuels HIV and then some…
UN in the Maldives Launches STIGMA FUELS HIV... →
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has been a strong advocate for HIV-related issues,...– Laurie Newell - Global Coordinator, UN Cares - The UN system-wide workplace programme on HIV
UN Plus (the United Nations System HIV+ Staff Group) welcomes and congratulates...– John Oshima - Global Coordinator, UN Plus
You can be the generation that ends HIV/AIDS in our time.– First Lady, Michelle Obama (on her South African visit)
HIV Testing in the US on June 27th
Have you been tested for HIV? June 27th is National HIV Testing Day in the US - the perfect opportunity to get tested for HIV, and to be role model to others. Know Your Status! And, if you work for the UN in New York, we’ll be offering free HIV testing on-site on June 29th & 30th. Don’t let your feat get in the way of a healthier future!
Have you visited the Stigma Action Network page?... →
Safer Sex Negotiation skills critical to... →
The UN in Ukraine launches the STIGMA FUELS HIV... →
Ghana VP addresses HIV and stigma →
Great interview on the NPR program “Tell Me More” with the Vice President of Ghana - worth a listen!
Great clip from Jamaica from Poet and Writer, Kwame Dawes, about HIV and stigma and discrimination.
Finally - the UN Human Rights Councils passes a... →
To be honest, if I hadn’t had the test, if I didn’t know [my HIV...– UN Plus Member (UNICEF)
HIV-Positive Man First Egyptian to Disclose...
pozmagazine: From the Newsfeed 31-year-old HIV-positive man recently became the first Egyptian to disclose publicly, Al Jazeera English reports. To begin the process of reducing stigma, Magid (who declined to give his last name) disclosed his HIV status at a press conference in Egypt on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of AIDS. Click here for more.
A heartfelt THANK YOU to everyone who made the launch of the STIGMA FUELS HIV...– UN Cares and UN Plus
Be sure to also visit UN Cares on Facebook - one... →
Helen Clark, Administrator, UNDP, on the STIGMA FUELS HIV campaign.
VIDEO from the UN in Rwanda launching the STIGMA... →