Are People With Hiv Allowed To Work In Health Care
Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
Ask the Experts
WorkPositive, Inc.This is an answer to a similar question, previously answered:Depending on the state, Health care workers have the same right of confidentiality about their HIV status as anyone living with HIV. Moreover, because all health workers take universal... Read more »
WorkPositive, Inc.It is not uncommon for health care workers who are infected with HIV to be restricted from performing certain invasive procedures, but that is very different from not being allowed to work at all. Hospital boards usually make those decisions on the... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Steve,First and foremost, WOO-HOO! Congratulations on your definitive and conclusive negative HIV tests!Thank you for writing in to share the good news. Your personal testimonial will help countless others who are still trapped in their own... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello Zelda,Health care reform will not throw your granny off a cliff, nor will it cut off care to HIVers! In many ways we already have health care rationing that is not only unfair; it's morally reprehensible. (See Nicholas Kristof's... Read more »
Connect With Others
Posted by Lovinlife, 4 RepliesI previously tried to put up a post asking people to share anything positive or good that is going on in their life. I think it's just as important to see as the posts about people's struggles.
I got shot down in a very mean fashion for my post.
If as... Read more »
Posted by markkkkky, 4 RepliesHi.
I just want to know if there are other countries where HIV+ people can work and be able to grant a work permit? I know there are countries who don't have restrictions, but only for short visits and vacations.
If ever there is, is HIV testing a... Read more »
Posted by ScotCharles, 3 RepliesHIV/AIDS is a complicated web of conditions made more complicated by the interaction of the meds on our body chemistries. I would think that a specialty would have developed over the last 25 years that focused on the long term management of people... Read more »
Posted by TheBody, 12 RepliesWe're reposting this recent exchange between an anonymous person and Dr. Bob Frascino, one of the doctors at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums. It raises some interesting -- and disturbing -- questions about the persistence of HIV and stigma in... Read more »
Guides for People With HIV