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Research Consultant, Unri Babb making a point as he spoke of the findings of the Stigma and Discrimination Survey 2014.
 
 
   
PROGRESS REPORTED
Barbadians’ response behaviours and attitudes towards People Living with HIV (PLHIV) are changing for the better.

Based on the key findings of the National HIV/AIDS Commission’s Stigma and Discrimination Survey 2014, compared to a similar survey conducted in 2011, there has been a noticeable change in the response behaviours of the population. These key findings were revealed recently during a Dissemination Meeting on ‘Demystifying Stigma & Discrimination: A Stakeholder’s Perspective’ at the Warrens Office Complex recently.

According to Research Consultant with Proteqt Inc, Unri Babb, there were marked increases in the number of people comfortable eating from the plate of a person who is HIV positive; the willingness to care for a family member with HIV and sharing a toilet seat with PLHIV.
Babb said that as it relates to the first category, the figure stood at 36.3 per cent in 2...

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