Guidelines to Reduce Stigma: Health Related Stigma 2

ILEP: Stigma Guidelines (2011). Guide 2

Guidelines to Reduce Stigma: How to Assess Health Related Stigma?


This Guide is part of a series of four Guides to reduce stigma. The Guides are

for all managers, health and social workers and service staff who have to deal

with stigma in leprosy and other health conditions. These Guides provide

evidence-based and best-practice information from different disciplines, and

recommendations for field workers on how to reduce stigma against and among

affected persons and in the community.

This second Guide describes when and how to assess stigma using qualitative

and quantitative methods and instruments. It also explains how to use the


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