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.

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