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Infectious personalities: reducing hepatitis and HIV discrimination in healthcare

Posted on: 7 January, 2013
Issue: Vol 13 No 1, January 2013 – March 2013
Related to Hepatitis HIV/AIDS Health promotion Queensland

Hepatitis Queensland (2012)
Infectious personalities: reducing hepatitis and HIV discrimination in healthcare
Brisbane: Hepatitis Queensland

This film was produced to address the stigma and discrimination associated with hepatitis and HIV. It includes the personal stories of four people from Queensland who describe their experiences of having hepatitis or HIV. The film highlights the social, emotional, and physical impacts of such stigma, and the barriers it can create in accessing healthcare. The film was a collaboration between Hepatitis Queensland, Healthy Communities, Queensland Positive People, and the Queensland Positive Speakers Bureau. It is available online or as a DVD.

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