Guidelines to Reduce Stigma: Health Related Stigma 1
ILEP: Stigma Guidelines (2011). Guide 1
Guidelines to Reduce Stigma:
What is Health Related Stigma?
This Guide is part of a series of four Guides to reduce stigma. The
for all managers, health and social workers and service staff who have
with stigma in leprosy and other health conditions. These Guides
evidence-based and best-practice information from different
recommendations for field workers on how to reduce stigma against and
affected persons and in the community.
This first Guide provides basic information on stigma, its causes,
For supporting documents: www.infolep.org/stigma-guides