Filtered by: Preventing stigmatisation <Back to previous page Fighting stigma togetherReverend Canon Professor Gideon B. Byamugisha was the first African religious leader openly to declare his HIV-positive status. We asked him to share some of his experience and knowledge with Footsteps readers. Fighting stigma togetherIn 1992, Reverend Canon Professor Gideon B. Byamugisha became the first African religious leader openly to declare his HIV-positive status. At… HIV in Honduras: awakening the churchToday, World AIDS Day, we celebrate the work of a Tearfund partner in Honduras. Norman Molina explores the way churches are radically changing their… HIV: myths and realitiesInaccurate information can increase people’s risk of transmitting or becoming infected with HIV. Here are some common myths about HIV, followed by explanations of why the reality is different.