Creative Tensions: Stigma and Taboo


Stigma and taboo are powerful, yet often invisible, forces in healthcare. By sowing seeds of fear and shame, these cultural barriers delay diagnosis, inhibit treatment, and deepen health disparities, with profound impacts on both individual and community-level outcomes. This interactive session, facilitated by and led by experts in mental, behavioral, and reproductive health, explores innovative strategies for overcoming stigma and taboo. Learn how leaders across the US and around the world are disrupting these harmful dynamics to build more effective and inclusive systems of care.

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