Stigma Contributes To Men’s Theft Of HIV Drugs From Wives In Uganda
Key Correspondents: Ugandan men steal AIDS drugs from wives
“Ugandan men who are living with HIV but are not open about their status are stealing antiretroviral medication from their wives who get the drugs from health facilities. A report released on 19 December 2013 by The AIDS Support Organization (TASO), which supports 19,000 people living with HIV, reveals how stigma, secrecy and fear of disclosure prevent men from going to health facilities themselves…” (Odong, 3/11).
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