Are Teachers Required To Have Hiv Testing

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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.

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The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Some HIVers have such mild symptoms they go essentially completely unnoticed, whereas others have such severe problems they require hospitalization. Symptoms related to ARS are in general notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV... Read more »
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 HIVtestingrequirements for foreign teachers. In January, South Korea lifted travel bans for most non-nationals with HIV/AIDS.... 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/ Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNESCO Program to Help Teachers in Zimbabwe Access Drugs, Other Services

...for my family," teacher and HIV/AIDS advocate Joana Kasirori said. She also called on teachers to undergo voluntary HIV/AIDStesting and counseling and develop a network of HIV-positive teachers. Zimbabwe Teachers' Association President Tendai... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Korea: HIV Test Rules for Foreigners to Be Eased

...Ministry of Health and Welfare officials say they plan to submit a bill to the National Assembly that would scrap mandatory HIVtesting for foreigners applying for certain visas. Those seeking non-professional work in South Korea on an E-9 visa... Read more »
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