Africa: UNAIDS Issues Guidance On Reducing Stigma and Discrimination During Covid-19 Responses

[UNAIDS] Geneva -- Drawing on 40 years of experience from the AIDS response, UNAIDS is issuing new guidance on how to reduce stigma and discrimination in the context of COVID-19. The guidance is based on the latest evidence on what works to reduce HIV-related stigma and discrimination and applies it to COVID-19.
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