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‘Science Speaks’ Highlights Articles On Stigma In Special Issue Of TB Journal

Center for Global Health Policy’s “Science Speaks”: Stigma surrounding tuberculosis keeps patients from services, worsens health risks, but remains largely unmeasured, unaddressed
Antigone Barton, senior editor and writer of “Science Speaks,” discusses articles in a special issue of the International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease focused on how stigma and “attitudes about tuberculosis compromise care at every level — from detection, to diagnosis, to treatment, … to access to the newest, and for many patients, last resort treatments.” Barton also highlights a commentary in BMJ Global Health that “examines how HIV activism rallied against stigma with a focus on science” (11/13).

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