MP backs call to end stigma over HIV

Martyn Day MP has signed HIV Scotland’s ‘Generation Zero’ pledge which commits to ending HIV stigma through conversations.

Wednesday, 2nd December 2020, 8:00 am

The Linlithgow and East Falkirk SNP politician signed up as part of the annual World AIDS Day which took place on Tuesday.

He said: “Often people fear telling family, friends and partners their status which can lead to isolation and mental health problems.”

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He added: “By taking a strong position on addressing stigma, inequality and social exclusion, we can make a real difference."

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