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Health service providers ‘insensitive’ to teens living with HIV/AIDS

Health service providers ‘insensitive’ to teens living with HIV/AIDS

Source: The Daily Nation Friday June 17 2016 By ANTHONY NJAGI In Summary He said many clinics in the Counties and in learning institutions which target adolescents are not friendly…. Read more »

How ‘MTV Shuga’ works to wipe out the stigma of HIV

How ‘MTV Shuga’ works to wipe out the stigma of HIV

“MTV Shuga,” a TV show airing in Kenya and Nigeria, aims to dispel stereotypes about people with HIV. Sharon Ezeamaka, a Nigerian actress who plays Princess on the show, never… Read more »

HIV patients’ stigmatisation still a reality

HIV patients’ stigmatisation still a reality

Source: Standard Digital Edition March 20th 2016 09:31am t is shocking to see how some nurses and doctors in various public hospitals handle patients suffering from HIV/AIDS in Kenya. More… Read more »

Kenyan HIV positive teachers overcome stigma to excel at work

Kenyan HIV positive teachers overcome stigma to excel at work

Source: Coastweek KISUMU (Xinhua) — Margaret Achesa, a teacher in Western Kenya, who is HIV positive is yet to stop celebrating the good results her students posted in national exams. The… Read more »

Teachers told to fight HIV stigma

Teachers told to fight HIV stigma

  Source: The Star By FAITH MATETE | March 26, 2015 TEACHERS have been urged to fight against stigma and discrimination against HIV positive colleagues. Teachers living with HIV were… Read more »

STIGMA LIMITS HIV CARE AMONG RURAL KENYAN MOMS

STIGMA LIMITS HIV CARE AMONG RURAL KENYAN MOMS

Posted by Melva Robertson-Emory on December 31, 2014 Women in rural Kenya who are living with HIV and have not disclosed their status are the least likely to take advantage… Read more »

Achieving an HIV/AIDS-free generation

Achieving an HIV/AIDS-free generation

Source: The Sun Daily DECEMBER 15, 2014 BY RASAK MUSBAU In 1988, the World Health Or­ganization (WHO) instituted December 1 every year as World AIDS Day. The objec­tive is to… Read more »

Musician Chaka Chaka Visits Kenya in HIV Awareness Drive, meets first lady.

Musician Chaka Chaka Visits Kenya in HIV Awareness Drive, meets first lady.

    Big Eye / December 11, 2014 First Lady Margaret Kenyatta today met South African singer Yvonne Chaka Chaka and they agreed to work together to fight the HIV/AIDS… Read more »

Kenya Doctor Fights Mental Health Stigma In ‘Traumatized Continent’

Kenya Doctor Fights Mental Health Stigma In ‘Traumatized Continent’

Source:(CNN) As Kenya’s leading psychiatrist, Frank Njenga has been championing the cause of better mental health care on the east African country and the continent for more than three decades…. Read more »

Stop Stigma on Aids Victims

Stop Stigma on Aids Victims

Source: Written by George Owiti/John Ochanda Wednesday, 21 December 2011 14:39 Martin Odhiambo Onyango is a prominent HIV/AIDS activist in Gem District of Siaya County at the age of 11… Read more »

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