Photo of the Week: Honoring HIV patients

Posted on: 12 July 2012 | Photo of the Week

Photo of the Week: Honoring HIV patients

In Lao (People's Democratic Republic), Buddhist monks help to fight stigma by honoring HIV-positive community members during public gatherings, and by calling on their neighbors to support them. Reduction of stigma and discrimination increases the likelihood that people go for testing or seek treatment.

For more information about Global Fund photos, please e-mail:  

Copyright: The Global Fund / John Rae.

Recent Blog Posts

  • 22 July 2014

    Better and Smarter Investments

    At the International AIDS Conference underway this week in Melbourne, Australia, Mark Dybul, Executive Director of the Global Fund, gave a presentation on how better and smarter investments can lead to a powerful shift in the HIV situation

  • 22 July 2014

    Global Fund News Flash: Issue 45

    AIDS Conference in Australia, New Drug in TB Response, Leading a New Regiment in Rwanda

  • 22 July 2014

    Defeating Discrimination and the HIV Epidemic

    This week, thousands of people from all over the world will convene in Melbourne to evaluate the global response to HIV/AIDS, and to focus on discrimination

  • 21 July 2014

    International AIDS Conference Opens

    The 20th International AIDS Conference opened on 21 July in Melbourne, Australia, a solemn event characterized by tributes to six delegates who lost their lives aboard Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, including former International AIDS Society president, Joep Lange.