June 19 and 20 2014 saw the Gede Foundation support our partner, The Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS in Nigeria (NEPWHAN) in a 2 day training seminar on the forthcoming HIV Stigma Index Survey.
The survey tools capture responses across the following areas including stigma, access to work education, rights, laws and policies, effecting change, testing and diagnosis, treatment and child bearing among people living with HIV/AIDS.
The survey, which will be carried out across the country, is jointly supported by National Agency for Control of AIDS (NACA) and Enhancing Nigeria’s Response to HIV and AIDS (ENR). This initiative is of great interest to the Foundation as we remain passionate about addressing the root causes of stigma, most particularly in terms of the barriers it erects in terms of quality services offered to people living positively. For more on Gede’s research activities and The Stigma Index please contact Cynthia Ticao through firstname.lastname@example.org