Sign-On: Eliminating Stigmatizing HIV Language at NIAID


Flyer that reads "End the Use of Stigmatizing HIV Language at NIAID"


via University of Washington/Fred Hutchinson Cancer Center (UW/Fred Hutch) Center for AIDS Research (CFAR)

You are invited to sign on to a collaboratively generated letter to Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, MPH, Director of NIAID, requesting that the use of stigmatizing HIV language be eliminated at NIAID.

We believe that removing terms such as "HIV-infected person, people, individual(s), populations," "subjects" and "sterilization" from the HIV lexicon is long overdue.

As the major US HIV research funder, NIAID can be instrumental in stopping HIV stigmatization.

If you agree, please sign-on to the attached letter by Friday, February 16, 2024 and disseminate it widely to your networks, using the following link:

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