Structural forces and the production of TB-related stigma among Haitians in two contexts.

  title={Structural forces and the production of TB-related stigma among Haitians in two contexts.},
  author={Jeannine Coreil and Gladys Mayard and Kelly M Simpson and Michael Lauzardo and Yiliang Zhu and Mitchell Weiss},
  journal={Social science & medicine},
  volume={71 8},
In recent years renewed interest in health-related stigma has underscored the importance of better understanding the structural underpinnings of stigma processes. This study investigated the influence of sociocultural context on perceived components of tuberculosis-related stigma in non-affected persons by comparing Haitians living in South Florida, USA, with Haitians residing in Léogane Commune, Haiti. Using the methods of cultural epidemiology, a two-phase study based on fieldwork between… CONTINUE READING


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