Key Programmes to Reduce Stigma and Discrimination and Increase Access to Justice in National HIV Responses (Guidance Note)
To provide guidance on programmes to eliminate stigma, discrimination, and punitive approaches related to HIV in national responses.
Type of Document:
Guidance and tools (presented as a number of programs, fact sheet style) aimed at reduction of stigma and discrimination and increasing access to justice in national HIV responses. Tools include a user guide including program and key activities definitions, and a tool to estimate the cost of HIV- related human rights programs.
Countries/policymakers—series of key programs that UNAIDS recommends including in National Strategic Plans for HIV and incorporation as essential activities in operational plans.
Population Experiencing Stigma and/or Discrimination:
PLHIV, those vulnerable to HIV, and other key populations.
Stigma and/or Discrimination:
Assess and/or Address:
The coverage and scale of these programs should be tailored to national and local epidemics, expanded to the point where they can make a difference, and evaluated for further learning.
Part 6 is the most on point: “Training for health care providers on human rights and medical ethics related to HIV”.
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