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Communion News: Asia: Clergy tackle HIV stigma

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article39618
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican World
Date
2016 September
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican World
Date
2016 September
Issue
142
Page
4
Notes
"Christian leaders in the Philippines have undergone public HIV tests as part of a campaign against the stigmatisation of people with HIV/AIDS. The Rev. Rex Reyes Jr., general secretary of the National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP), told a press conference at the World Council of Churches' Central Council meeting in Trondheim, Norway, in July [2016], that it was part of an 'aggressive educational awareness programme'. Reyes, a priest of the Episcopal Church in the Philippines, said that the 'strong religious flavour' in the country was a defining issue in the way some people behave towards people living with AIDS; and that the public HIV test were part of a 'more practical way' of dealing with the stigma". [Text of entire article.]
Subjects
AIDS (Disease) - Philippines
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Philippine Episcopal Church
HIV-positive persons - Religious aspects - Philippine Episcopal Church
Stigma (Social psychology) - Religious aspects -Philippine Episcopal Church
Reyes, Rex
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International Anglican Family Network : HIV and AIDS and Young People

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article21742
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican World
Date
1996 Advent
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican World
Date
1996 Advent
Issue
84
Page
[35-46]
Notes
The Advent 1996 issue of the International Anglican Family Network "tells of just a few of the projects, linked with churches, which are trying to alleviate the suffering and halt the spread of the disease. In this terrible situation there are signs of hope." Article includes reports from 12 different countries.
Subjects
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Anglican Communion
AIDS (Disease) in young people
Church work with AIDS patients
AIDS (Disease) - Uganda
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Uganda
Church of the Province of Uganda. Diocese of Ruwenzori
Church of the Province of Uganda. Diocese of Kitgum
AIDS (Disease) - Zambia
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Central Africa
AIDS (Disease) - South Africa
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of Southern Africa
AIDS (Disease) - Sierra Leone
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Church of the Province of West Africa
AIDS (Disease) - Zimbabwe
AIDS (Disease) - Australia
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Australia
Death - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Australia
Church work with the bereaved - Anglican Church of Australia
AIDS (Disease) - Hong Kong
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Anglican Communion. Diocese of Hong Kong
AIDS (Disease) - Thailand
AIDS (Disease) - Papua New Guinea
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Papua New Guinea
AIDS (Disease) - Great Britain
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Church of England
AIDS (Disease) - United States
AIDS (Disease) - Religious aspects - Episcopal Church
Episcopal Church. Diocese of Dallas
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