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Howard University Hosts International Conference on HIV Stigma

Hundreds of representatives from the United States, Africa, the Caribbean and Latin America, health care clinicians from across the globe, religious leaders, elected officials, HIV/AIDS activists, those with the disease and friends and family will gather Dec. 1, World AIDS Day, at Howard University for a free, daylong international conference on the stigma associated with HIV/AIDS.

During the “International Conference on HIV-Related Stigma: The Attitude that Spreads HIV,” hosted by Howard University Hospital, Howard University Health Sciences, and the Coalition to Eliminate AIDS-related Stigma, some of the world’s top HIV/AIDS experts along with community members will try to develop a new strategy to eliminate the stigma associated with the disease, a stigma that causes the disease to continue to spread, endangering more



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