Three major projects, focusing on reducing stigma, community-led models and assessment of people living with chronic hepatitis B, have received funding.
Lessons from the HIV epidemic should be applied to efficiently tackle the monkeypox outbreak and to avoid stigma.
COVID-19 is a global pandemic. So why do we still feel ashamed by catching the virus?
An annual trends report says addressing the impact of COVID-19, stigma and the distrust of public health is needed to ensure harm reduction and raise treatment numbers.
We still need to do more to reduce stigma and discrimination towards people living with HIV, says UNSW Research Fellow Timothy Broady.
For sex workers, legal, cultural and social discourse is characterised by prurience, titillation, outrage and disgust – all the hallmarks of stigma, writes Zahra Zsuzsanna Stardust.
People with cancer are exposed to many, often misrepresented, ideas about cancer that can induce stress and even shame, write Alexandra Gibson, Alex Broom and Zarnie Lwin.
Overweight people experience much more stigma in their daily lives than previously realised, with parents, friends and partners a common source of negative comments, research shows.
Obese people who lose weight will encounter far less social stigma and may even be seen as fitter than if they had been lean all along, but they may still face prejudice, a new study suggests.
One in three people with a strong family history of bipolar disorder is reluctant to have children due to the hereditary nature of the illness and its perceived social stigma, new research from UNSW has found.