Taiwan AIDS Society & Taiwan AIDS Nurses Association: U=U – decriminalizing people with HIV

Taiwan AIDS Society & Taiwan AIDS Nurses Association, organisations supporting people with HIV, educated the public about how to protect themselves from HIV and pressured the Center for Disease Control (CDC) to change the law regarding HIV in Taiwan.

Summary

People with HIV in Taiwan feel unsafe and discriminated against. Almost half of Taiwan's population believe that HIV is a terminal disease and that people with HIV should be ashamed of themselves. While sustained education is key to changing mindsets