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Advocates For Terminal Illness And Hiv

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nigeria to Free Some HIV-Positive, Terminally Ill, Elderly Inmates

Nigeria plans to release 25,000 prisoners, including HIV-positive inmates, elderly prisoners and prisoners with other terminal diseases, in an effort to reduce the country's prison population by half, Justice Minister Bayo Ojo said on Wednesday, the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

U.S. Gives $3 Million to Care for Terminally Ill Ugandan AIDS Patients

On Wednesday, the U.S. Agency for International Development pledged $3 million for a program to care for Ugandans terminally ill with AIDS. The money will help patients receive care at Uganda's largest AIDS hospice, Hospice Africa, or through... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York Times Profiles HIV/AIDS Advocate Florent Morellet

The New York Times on Friday profiled HIV/AIDS advocate Florent Morellet, who "has been called a hero for demystifying and deconstructing AIDS." Morellet, who is originally from France and owns a French restaurant in New York City, learned he was... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Terminal Illness?

Dr. Young, My Doc believes that HIV can be controlled and that I will live a normal life span. I know lots of factors come into play but I just read that HIV is a terminal Illness. Do you believe that HIV that is controlled is a terminal illness?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.HIV is a terminal illness if one doesn't have access to healthcare (including antiretroviral therapy) or cannot adhere to a well chosen drug regimen. The sad fact is that these are the conditions for tens of millions of... Read more »

Being terminated for being an HIV caretaker/spouce.

Hello. My name is Anita. I live outside Detroit, in Michigan. My husband has been infected with the HIV virus and was diagnosed in June of 1989. We have two beautiful teenagers. My husband receives social security disability, and I work, until...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Refusing to answer a prying question is not lying. It's keeping your privacy. Next time someone asks you, please answer, "I think it's a good idea to keep my work life and my personal life separate. Don't you?"Do you have... Read more »

Terminated due to HIV.

I was terminated in July 2010, after working for the UC system for 5 years. Above Satisfactory annual evaluations. Clean employee record for 12 months. I was diagnosed in March 10, 2010. A month after my two year relationship ended. Dealing with the...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
You definitely need some legal assistance for this. While it appears that there may have been discrimination, only an attorney could determine that for sure. I'm not sure what part of California you live in, but both San Francisco (AIDS Legal... Read more »

HIV POS TERMINATED DUE TO POS URINE

Does a fortune 500 company have the right to terminate an HIV employee due to testing positive for marijuana use? Thank you....
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
I need more information but depending on the state and the job, the answer could be yes.... Read more »
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Was terminated from Job/Reason?/because of HIV

Posted by MyDesire, 3 Replies
Someone out there, please read this mess, and get back to me with what i am to do, please.
I live outside detroit, in Michigan. I have been married to my husband for almost 18 years, we have two teenagers. My husband was diagnosed with HIV in June... Read more »

First HIV+ Runner With Terminal Brain Cancer Has C

Posted by 1247
First HIV+ Runner With Terminal Brain Cancer Has Completed the NYC Marathon

My name is Richard M. Brodsky. I am HIV-positive and have terminal brain cancer, and I completed the November 2, 2003, NYC Marathon in 04:52. My purpose for running the... Read more »

Employment - Wrongful Termination - AT&T

Posted by Dolfiefortlaud, 2 Replies
I have worked as an exemplary employee for AT&T for five years and I even worked as a manager training other employees. 3 months after I filed charges with the EEOC for failure to accommodate, AT&T terminated me.
I was hoping to find some... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Advocate

Posted by Roxie
Hey there!
My name is *Roxie* and I've been coming here for a while and after seeing what a great resource place this is, I want to become more involved!
I've tried to contact volunteer locations in and near my area...but have not found the time to... Read more »