stigmatisation

Stigmatisation is killing Nigerians faster than HIV infection — Aminat Agboola-Alli, Chairperson NEPHWAN, Lagos Chapter

Stigmatisation is killing Nigerians faster than HIV infection — Aminat Agboola-Alli, Chairperson NEPHWAN, Lagos Chapter

Despite the relatively high level of awareness about HIV/AIDS, Nigeria may still be far from achieving zero new infections, zero deaths from AIDS - related illnesses and zero discrimination. Almost four decades after the HIV/AIDS pandemic hit the world, stigma and discrimination abound. Current statistics show that even though millions are in need of HIV treatment, only 500,000 are on treatment.