Measuring HIV Stigma and Discrimination Among Health Facility Staff

Health Policy Project and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID)

TOOL DESCRIPTION


Aim:
To facilitate routine monitoring of HIV-related stigma, as well as the expansion and improvement of programming and policies at the health- facility level.

Type of Document:
Globally standardized questionnaire (2 versions) for measuring stigma and discrimination in health care facilities. Two questionnaires are publicly available: a comprehensive brief version for program planning, evaluation, and research purposes, and a monitoring questionnaire that includes only the eight questions needed to collect six globally approved indicators for measuring stigma and discrimination in health facilities.

Stigma and/or Discrimination:
Both.

Audience intended:
Researchers, and health facility staff. Testing involved administration to clinical and nonclinical staff members, with a mix of self- and interviewer- administered modes.

Population
PLHIV .

Experiencing Stigma and/or Discrimination:
Implementation:
Questionnaires for administration to health facility workers that can be either self- or interviewer-administered.

Assess and/or Address:
Assess.

Comments:
Now included in the Health Policy Project ‘Comprehensive package’ of tools also included in this repository.


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