Women Living With HIV In Africa Face Stigma, Discrimination, Affecting Infant Care, Study Says

VOA News: African Women Still Face HIV Stigma
“New research shows that more than 30 years into the HIV/AIDS epidemic, African women living with HIV still face much stigma and discrimination. The study says it’s affecting efforts to prevent mother-to-child transmission of the AIDS virus. … The report is titled ‘Early Infant Diagnosis: Understanding the Perceptions, Values, and Preferences of Women Living with HIV in Kenya, Namibia, and Nigeria’…” (DeCapua, 7/20).

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