Prevalence of, and factors associated with, HIV/AIDS-related stigma and discriminatory attitudes in Botswana.

  title={Prevalence of, and factors associated with, HIV/AIDS-related stigma and discriminatory attitudes in Botswana.},
  author={Gobopamang Letamo},
  journal={Journal of health, population, and nutrition},
  volume={21 4},
Botswana has the highest prevalence of HIV in the world. The epidemic of HIV/AIDS is often accompanied by stigma and discrimination that create the circumstances for spreading HIV. To facilitate the design of effective programmes to fight the high prevalence of HIV/AIDS-related stigma and discriminatory attitudes, this study examined survey data on the prevalence of, and factors associated with, such attitudes in Botswana. While most respondents showed discriminatory attitudes towards a teacher… CONTINUE READING
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