BFM 89.9

One moment please...

Podcast  >  The Bigger Picture  >  Health and Living  >  Stigma and Medical Conditions

Stigma and Medical Conditions

Dr Reynu Rajan, Upper GI and Bariatric Surgeon | Dr Helena Lim, Fertility Specialist

27-Oct-16 16:00

Stigma

What do mental health, HIV, and erectile dysfunction have in common? These are just some well-known medical conditions that are still highly stigmatised. Why are some medical conditions stigmatised and how did some of them manage to break the stigma? Upper GI and Bariatric Surgeon Dr Reynu Rajan shares her experience dealing with bariatric patients in the face of weight-bias and discrimination, while Fertility Specialist Dr Helena Lim shares what it’s like to help patients overcome the taboo of infertility.


Tags:  health and livingstigmadiscriminationfat shamingbody shamingmental healthbiasbariatricfertilityinfertilitytabooHealthcare, Pharma, BiotechHealth

Life
Dan Lain-Lain

Share this podcast

Latest Podcasts

BFM 89.9 -- The Business Station.

Welcome to BFM


You're one tap away from great content.


Sign up for a free BFM account and access our entire podcast library to your heart's content.


Terms & Conditions      Privacy Policy



Play / Pause

Listen now : The Flow (REPEAT)

Today’s Shows



10:00 AM

Pick of the Pops (REPEAT)

12:00 PM

Bar None (REPEAT)

1:00 PM

Ringgit and Sense (REPEAT)

Property - Rent, Don't Buy?; Julian Ng

1:30 PM

The Property Show (REPEAT)

For A Cleaner Klang River; Syaiful Nordin, Managing Director, Landasan Lumayan

2:00 PM

Cruise Control (REPEAT)

The 6-Door Mini; Daniel Fernandez, dsf.my

3:00 PM

Raise Your Game (REPEAT)

The Butterfly Effect #2: How Leaders Create Madness; Hetal Doshi

4:00 PM

The Bigger Picture (REPEAT)

Childhood Obesity - Health & Habits; Assoc Prof Dr Mohd Yazid Jalaludin, Consultant Paediatric Endocrinologist, Universiti Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC) | Dr Yang Wai Wai, Clinical Child Psychologist and Senior Lecturer, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)

5:00 PM

TED Radio Hour

6:00 PM

Night School (REPEAT)

Mahua Literature; Show Ying Xin, Australian National University

7:00 PM

Take Five (REPEAT)

8:00 PM

The Flow (REPEAT)

9:00 PM

The Selector