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Journalists Urged To Increase HIV and AIDS Sensitization

The Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC), with support from the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), trained health reporters in the Central Region on HIV and...
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Marcia Cross vows to end stigma surrounding anal cancer

The 57-year-old actress was diagnosed with the very rare strain of the disease 18-months-ago but was able to beat the illness after undergoing three...
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Amy Schumer finally mastered courage to divulge her husband Asperger condition

In her Netflix special 'Growing', the 37-year-old comedian revealed her man Chris Fischer - who she married in February 2018 following a whirlwind three-month...
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N/R: 100 children get free Hepatitis B vaccination

A total of 100 children from two far flung communities in the North of Ghana got free testing and vaccination of Hepatitis B. This initiative...
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New Cases of HIV/AIDS Stigmatisation Being Reported

The Ghana AIDS Commission (GAC) in Upper West Region has expressed joy that people living with HIV and AIDS now muster courage to openly...
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Ghana’s First Lady Spearheads Campaign to Break Infertility Stigma

Merck Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Merck Germany, in partnership with Ghana’s First Lady, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo, has launched a campaign to overcome the...
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Project Caucus provides free medical screening for the aged in Ashaiman.

A Non-Governmental Organization called Project Caucus, has embarked on another giant by providing a free medical screening for the aged in Ashaiman Methodist...

UK: May to Announce Policies to Deal With Mental Health Stigmatization

BRISTOL, ENGLAND - FEBRUARY 5: A drinker turned away from a club for appearing to be too drunk sits on the floor, February 5,...
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Ghana pledges to eliminate stigma associated with HIV

At a durbar to mark the 2016 World AIDS Day in Koforidua, some 80 km east of the capital Accra, Chief of Staff at...

HIV/AIDS anti-stigmatization ambassadors unveiled

According to JCI Ghana Projects Director, Muhammed Alhassan Yakubu, “the project among others seeks to reduce further spread of HIV infections in the Kumasi...

US government funds GAF HIV/AIDS campaign

The 19-page booklet emphasises HIV prevention, particularly mother to child transmission, slashing new infections by 50 per cent, and combating mortality and morbidity in...

Women tasked to tackle HIV and stigmatization

Dr Dludlu addresses participants at the sympossium for women living with HIV in Kigali on Wednesday as Anyangwe (C) and Onyango look on....

Kenya’s health advocates say stigma affecting efforts to eliminate TB

Stop Tuberculosis Partnership Chief National Coordinator Evelyn Kibuchi told a media briefing in Nairobi that stigma has been high and this has made some...
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Global Day for Safe and Legal Abortion held in Accra

The CEO of Global Media Foundation, Raphael Godlove Ahenu has asserted that access to safe and legal abortion accompanied by accurate information and...
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NGO campaigns for legalization of abortion in Ghana

Organized by Safe Abortion Action Fund, Global Media Foundation and Save Ghana, the launch was on the theme: ?Abort the stigma, bust the myths...

Men impose HIV testing taboo on wives at Upper West

Mr. Felix Berewono, HIV Coordinator at the Upper West Regional Health Directorate, said some men from the Region were preventing their wives from taking...
Nana Munko Eku VIII, Chief of Omankrado of Abura Ansafona

We have lost our national conscience for pro-Chief

Nana Munko Eku VIII, Chief of Omankrado of Abura Ansafona, has said with about 2.5 million Ghanaians suffering mental illness and 7,000 considered serious,...
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Stop stigmatizing People Living with HIV-NGO

Miss Anastasia Atiogbe, Birim Central Municipal Director of Health Service, has said stigmatization and discrimination were hampering the fight against the HIV and AIDS...

Stop stigmatizing and discriminating People with HIV/AIDS

Miss Anastasia Atiogbe, Birim Central Municipal Director of Health Service, has noted that stigma and discrimination are two major issues hampering the fight against...
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Govt lauded for advancing course of mental health

Mr Humphrey Kofie, Country Facilitator, Mental Health Leadership and Advocacy Programme, has lauded government for advancing the course of mental health. He, said government needs...
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Creating awareness on psychosocial disabilities

Ghana will on Friday join the global community to celebrate the world mental health day, which is falls on October 10 each year. The Day...

Policy To Retain HIV Positive Teachers

Though the Ghana Education Service has a policy to retain its HIV/AIDS positive staff only 120 of such employees across the nation have joined...
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Overcoming Fear And stigma On Ebola Virus

With fear, stigma and denial about the Ebola virus disease running rampant throughout communities in West Africa, education is a critical component to stopping...

UN report calls for elimination of HIV-related stigma

  A report from the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) has called for the elimination of HIV-related stigma and discrimination. It said HIV-related stigma...

HIV stigma remains despite the Anteretroviral drugs

  Cradling her newborn son in her arms, Gifty Mensah shows him off proudly to family members and friends but her joy is clouded by...

Mbaise- the unveiling of the secret of stigma

Jos  ? By Rev. Fr. Ben Ogu I am aware that if people are asked to compare in superlative relativity, the potentiality of the degree...