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Are Teachers Required To Have Hiv Testing

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Official: UN Chief Asks South Korea to Lift HIV Test Requirement for Foreign Teachers

During a visit to South Korea last week, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon asked Prime Minister Kim Hwang-sik to end HIV testing requirements for foreign teachers. In January, South Korea lifted travel bans for most non-nationals with HIV/AIDS. Ban,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Wisconsin Governor Signs Bill Allowing Teachers to Request HIV Tests After Exposure to Students' Blood

Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle (D) on Friday signed a bill (SB 230 ) that will allow teachers to require students to take an HIV test if a teacher is exposed to their blood, the AP/ St. Paul Pioneer Press reports (Richmond, AP/ St. Paul Pioneer Press ,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Decision to Drop Mandatory Health Class May Harm Students, Teachers Say

Effective next school year, Florida is no longer requiring a half-year health class for high school students. The half-credit course, also known as life management skills, includes information about nutrition, weight management, consumer finance,... Read more »
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$30 donation for quick Q&A Sex Ed teacher

Hi, doctor. I am a highschool sex education teacher, and a lot of my students have had question of this sort. More recently a student is worried about a situation that had happened to him. He is an opening gay student and seems to have OCD with HIV....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Sex Education Teacher,The symptoms associated with HIV acute retroviral syndrome are quite variable from case to case. This variability includes not only the spectrum of individual symptoms but also the severity of those symptoms. Some HIVers... Read more »

required hiv testing for pregnant women

What types of drug regimen for HIV positive pregnant women are there?...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
There are many different drug regimens that can be used to prevent HIV transmission from mother to infant. Some of the more common regimens are AZT + 3TC, AZT + 3TC + nelfinavir, or AZT + 3TC + Nevirapine.BJ... Read more »

Are certain professionals required to have HIV tests?

A guy I was dating (a semi-pro basketball player for the International Basketball Association)said that HIV testing was standard in the physical for eligibility. Is this true? I believed him and after a 6 month, supposedly monogomous relationship,...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
As far as I know, in the brouhaha that resulted when Magic Johnson made his famous disclosure in 1991, the US professional basketball association obtained HIV education and determined that HIV infection was not an adequate reason to bar someone from... Read more »

HIV testing requirements for children entering the USA

I am a u.s.citizen living outside the u.s.a.I have one child 12 years old and I am going to apply for him for a green card.my question is.When I apply for my childs green card in a u.s.embassy outside the u.s. can the embassy force my child to take...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. For the answers to these questions in your specific situation, you will need to contact your local US embassy or consulate directly. More information about HIV issues related to immigration and green cards can also be... Read more »
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avoiding reporting requirements

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I live in a state that has mandatory HIV reporting.

My question is this,

Although the state where I live currently offers anonymous testing, to get treatment the test must be confidential. As a result of this requirement the result of the test, if... Read more »

please help! fair judgement required!

Posted by amrit, 3 Replies
Hello guys and gals :)
Here is my story that gives me panik 2 months allready.
just as most people i was stupid! and how much stupid!!!
I visited cambodia that is one of the most hiv infected countries in the east and i had a crush on cambodian girls.
i... Read more »

Teacher faked brain tumor! What if it were HIV?

Posted by bartleby, 2 Replies
did you guys hear about this woman, a Pennsylvania teacher, who faked having a brain tumor to get off of work. she did it for ten years! and finally admitted to faking.

that is such a shameful thing to do. i mean, could you imagine if someone faked... Read more »

Do I require further testing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi there,

I got the result of an Elisa-test last week, it came out negative. It was 23 weeks after the one and only unsafe exposure I had with an woman status unknown (no sex. worker). Do I require further testing or can I ease my mind? Thanks in... Read more »