The Health Policy Project has ended, but work continues under a new USAID five-year project, Health Policy Plus (HP+).
NEWS & VIEWS
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
- "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.
Watch the Stigma and Discrimination video.
For more information, visit the 2011 Caribbean HIV Conference website.
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