Theresa May: We have to 'wipe out' HIV stigma

Theresa May: We have to 'wipe out' HIV stigma
 

Theresa May has condemned the continuing stigma against people living with HIV in the UK, calling it an 'unacceptable stain on our society'.
Speaking in a video message made for the National AIDS Trust's World AIDS Day campaign, the Prime Minister praised the advances made in the treatment and prevention of HIV but added:
"For all the progress in treatment and prevention of HIV, public attitudes have not progressed as far or as fast."
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29 November 2016 in Health, Views: 62
Source: BBC
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