Technical Brief: Disrupting COVID-19 Stigma

Breakthrough ACTION/Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs

This technical brief includes important considerations and resources to support country programs in recognizing and working to reduce stigma around COVID-19.

It includes sections on:

  • Why do people stigmatize?
  • What do stigma and its effects look like?
  • Why is addressing stigma so important?
  • How do we reduce stigma?
  • How can we use social media to reduce stigma?
  • Additional resources