Prevalence and drivers of HIV stigma among health providers in urban India: implications for interventions

Published: November 21, 2013

1,020 health care workers including doctors, nurses and staff from both private and public healthcare settings in Mumbai and Bengaluru were interviewed regarding treatment of people living with HIV; illustrated high levels of stigma and discrimination, which may direct appropriate interventions aimed at healthcare workers. This paper was coauthored by CAPS Professor Maria Ekstrand, researcher Elsa Heylen, Jayashree Ramakrishna (National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences, Bengaluru) and Shalini Bharat (Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai).

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