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Discrimination Hampers Pacific’s Fight Against AIDS

Filed under: Hypertension — Medindia Health News April 21, 2010 @ 10:45 pm
image In the staunchly Christian Pacific islands, the battle to combat HIV/AIDS is struggling to overcome shame surrounding the disease, which results in many patients being ostracised by their families. An AIDS conference bringing together representatives from US-affiliated Pacific island nations and territories in the Marshall Islands capital of Majuro last week heard of the discrimination faced by those living with HIV/AIDS. "People think everyone with HIV is a sinner and th...

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