HIV expert calls on Ireland to help end stigma around virus

Mark Dybul, executive director of The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: “it’s gender equality and a more equal society that will be the driver of whether or not we achieve the end of the HIV epidemic.” Photograph: Daniele Pauletto

Mark Dybul, executive director of The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria: “it’s gender equality and a more equal society that will be the driver of whether or not we achieve the end of the HIV epidemic.” Photograph: Daniele Pauletto

Ireland must build on its recent promotion and awareness of LGBT rights to help bring an end to the stigma attached to HIV, an epidemic which has continued to rise across the State in recent years, a leading health professional has said.  Read More

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