All Blog Posts Tagged 'HIV/AIDS' (2)

Stigma, discrimination are real killers of persons living with HIV/AIDS

“I really trusted my mother,” says Gertrude Fosuaa, a 38-year-old successful business woman living with the human immune deficiency virus (HIV), elsewhere in Ghana.

She thought her mother’s unconditional love for her was eternal, and thus agreed that her mother must be informed if she tested HIV-positive, before going in for Voluntary Counseling and Testing (VCT).

“So, when my mother abandoned me in the hospital because I tested positive, I felt completely shattered,” Fosuaa…

Continue

Added by Clement Boateng on May 28, 2012 at 3:04 — No Comments

Sitigmatisation and misconception remain major threats for fighting HIV/AIDS

Albert Oppong Ansah

Human Immune Virus (HIV) related stigma, discrimination and misconception continue to manifest in every aspect of the society creating major barriers to fighting HIV/AIDS, Mr Charles Kwadwo Oppong, Programmes Manager of Ghana Network of Persons Living with HIV/AIDS (NAP+) has observed.

However, he said, visibility and openness about AIDS were the prerequisites for the successful mobilization of communities and individuals to responds to the…

Continue

Added by Albert Oppong Ansah on August 27, 2011 at 21:13 — No Comments

Latest Activity

Andrej Matisak posted a status
"Matisak's blog - Warming up of US-Cuba relations, but... http://wp.me/pL6gx-1D"
18 hours ago
Andrej Matisak posted a status
"Matisak's blog - Jeb Bush for President?: What's in his surname http://wp.me/pL6gx-1Dc"
yesterday
Andrej Matisak posted a status
"Matisak's blog - What drives China to Central and Eastern Europe: Interview with PM Li Keqiang http://bit.ly/16pSBSa"
yesterday
Andrej Matisak posted a status
"Matisak's blog - Peshawar's school massacre: What's next http://wp.me/pL6gx-1D7"
yesterday
Andrej Matisak posted a status
"Matisak's blog - Sydney siege: Few thoughts where this could possibly lead http://wp.me/pL6gx-1CZ"
Monday
Andrej Matisak posted a status
"Matisak's blog - Greece: PM Samaras's risky game? http://wp.me/pL6gx-1CV"
Sunday
Andrej Matisak posted a status
"Matisak's blog - Will the torture report change CIA? http://wp.me/pL6gx-1CS"
Friday
Andrej Matisak posted a status
"Matisak's blog - Central and Eastern Europe and CIA torture report http://wp.me/pL6gx-1CN"
Dec 11

© 2014   Created by Arne Grauls.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service