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2011 Caribbean HIV Conference

2011 Caribbean HIV Conference:
Sessions on Stigma and Discrimination

The Health Policy Project (HPP) led several sessions at the 2011 Caribbean HIV Conference focused on stigma and discrimination associated with HIV. All of these sessions were sponsored in part by HPP and include workshops, a skills-building session, an interactive exhibit booth on stigma and discrimination, and support to the closing plenary presentation on stigma and discrimination to be delivered by Dr. Farley Cleghorn, Vice President of Futures Group.

Saturday, November 19

5:00 - 6:30pm

"Making the Case: Stigma, Evidence, and Health Systems Strengthening in the Caribbean"
Moderated by Michel de Groulard, UNAIDS, and Ayana Hypolite, PANCAP
Speakers: Christine Barrow, Sarah Adomakoh, Laura Nyblade (HPP)
Location: Grand F

Monday, November 21

11:00 - 12:30pm

Plenary Session III and Closing Ceremony: Looking into the Future

  • "An AIDS-free Caribbean Requires Investment in Stigma and Discrimination"
    Dr. Farley Cleghorn 

Location: Imperial E/F/G/H/I
 

4:30 - 6:30pm

"Making it Work: Measuring Stigma and Discrimination in Health Care Settings"
Ken Morrison (HPP), Laura Nyblade (HPP), and Elizabeth Lloyd
Location: Adonis III

Stigma and Discrimination Video

The Health Policy Project has also released a special motion graphic video to raise awareness of issues associated with HIV-related stigma and discrimination, which is featured at the 2011 Caribbean HIV Conference.

Image of stigma video still

Watch the Stigma and Discrimination video.


For more information, visit the 2011 Caribbean HIV Conference website.

 

 

 
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The Health Policy Project is a five-year cooperative agreement funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development under Agreement No. AID-OAA-A-10-00067, beginning September 30, 2010. The project's HIV-related activities are supported by the U.S. President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR). It is implemented by Futures Group, in collaboration with Plan International USA, Avenir Health (previously Futures Institute), Partners in Population and Development, Africa Regional Office (PPD ARO), Population Reference Bureau (PRB), RTI International, and White Ribbon Alliance for Safe Motherhood (WRA). The information provided on this Web site is not official U.S. Government information and does not represent the views or positions of the U.S. Agency for International Development or the U.S. Government.

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