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World Hepatitis Day – addressing stigma and discrimination faced by people with viral hep

It’s never easy being sick. Sometimes it can be even harder than it needs to be, particularly when people are dealing with additional challenges such as stigma and discrimination that come with a diagnosis of their illness. This is very much the case for blood borne viruses (BBVs), including viral hepatitis. While the community has progressed a great deal in reducing the level of discrimination attached to people who are affected by HIV since the emergence of the virus in the 1980s, there is still much work to be done in supporting people who are impacted by blood borne viruses.

the-riotact.com/world-hepatitis-day-a-chance-to-address-stigma-and-discrimination

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