HIV-Stigma in Nigeria: Review of Research Studies, Policies, and Programmes

  title={HIV-Stigma in Nigeria: Review of Research Studies, Policies, and Programmes},
  author={Clifford Obby Odimegwu and Joshua Odunayo Akinyemi and Olatunji Alabi},
  journal={AIDS Research and Treatment},
Nigeria has about 3.8 million people living with HIV, the second largest globally. Stigma and discrimination are major barriers to testing, treatment uptake, and adherence. In this review, we synthesized information on research studies, policies, and programmes related to HIV-stigma in Nigeria. This was with a view to identify critical areas that research and programmes must address in order to accelerate the progress towards zero (new infections, discrimination, and death) target by year 2030… 

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