Stigma of HIV Patient: patients affected socially and medically making Treatment Adherence Difficult, says doctor

General awareness of the difference between HIV and AIDS lacking in people of Jaipur. HIV infection and AIDS diagnosis differs medically and needs the different approach. Women often experience the impact of HIV more severely than men, due to a combination of social, economic and biological factors. In Jaipur, full knowledge about HIV-AIDS among women is less. With growing focus on fighting AIDS and HIV in India, doctors stress on awareness regarding both aspects of the disease. Dr. Ravikant Porwal, a leading infectious diseases specialist doctor in Jaipur treating HIV, stresses the importance of knowing the difference between the two. Moreover, the stigma related

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