Fakultas Ilmu Sosial dan Ilmu Politik dan

Pusat Penelitian Kependudukan Universitas Sebelas Maret Surakarta


The number of people with HIV/AIDS (ODHA) is increasing. HIV / AIDS do not only attack the higer risk group, but olso woman and infants. In daily life, the ODHA face so many social problems, such as stigmatization, being discriminated, and being expelled by their own family, friends, neighbours, work environtment, wide communities, and also journalist. This is caused by the misunderstanding and the lack of knowledge and information of the society about HIV / AIDS. In resolving this social problems, it needs to change the society’s perception upon the ODHA, the commitment of the government politicians for the sake of ODHA, increase the participation and the roles of ODHA in preventing and dealing HIV/AIDS, give support and services for the ODHA at the time of testing, profiding medicines, the etchical and indiscriminative treatment, opportunistic diseases treatment , non medical theraphy, establish a support group of colleague and a humanist journalist and others who are aware of the fundamental right of the ODHA.