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Spotlight Series: HIV Stigma and Discrimination

Ban On Hiv Travel

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Travel ban for Hiv+

Dear Doc, Bonjour comment 9a va?I have one question regarding the travel ban for Hiv +.I have to travel to the US for work, and I am tacking Anti-retroviral meds. The problem I can't travel with my meds to the US. Is there a possibility for me to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...trip to the US I strongly doubt you'll have any difficulty here. Just pack your meds in your suitcase and don't mention your HIV status. Americans pop so many pills and potions the border officials really don't know an AZT from a Prozac. Yes,... Read more »

HIV TRAVEL BAN !!!!!!!!!!!

Hey Dr. Bob,What is going on with the US Travel Ban on HIVers???? I thought the US Congress lifted... Read more »


Hey Dr. Bob,What's up with the HIV travel ban? Didn't Obama promise to get that cancelled???Flying... Read more »
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Me, Obama and the HIV Travel Ban

...confess -- it's a huge relief knowing that the United States, with President Obama's push, is going to lift its travel ban on HIV positive people from entering their country. Definitely a major reason I was finally willing to start this blog.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UN Leaders, HIV/AIDS Advocates Laud Official End to HIV Travel Ban

... A travel ban in place since 1987 that prevented non-U.S. citizens with HIV/AIDS from entering the country officially ended Monday, The Hill's " Blog Briefing Room " reports (Romm, 1/4). According to Read more »
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Obama Announces Ryan White CARE Act Reauthorization, Elimination of HIV Travel Ban

... Obama Announces Ryan White CARE Act Reauthorization, Elimination of HIV Travel Ban In a White House ceremony on Oct. 30, 2009, U.S. President Barack Obama signed into law an extension of the Ryan Read more »
Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation

Leading Pediatric AIDS Foundation Applauds Repeal of HIV Travel Ban

...AIDS Foundation applauded the U.S. government for taking the final steps to repeal the more than 15-year-old policy banning HIV-positive foreign nationals from entering the United States. Today, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services... Read more »
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HIV and International travel

Posted by aliveinla, 6 Replies
...Only 3 times unprotected sex with one guy who swore to be neg last March got me HIV poz diagnose 1/22/08. To make things worse, I am a Chinese citizen and I have to travel often across borders. Thank god I've Read more »

Travelling with HIV

Posted by logopolis, 4 Replies
...Guys, Maybe not in the right forum to ask this question but here goes. My partner and i are going on a cruise in August, both HIV+, and when looking to get the normal travel insurance began to think the 'standard' policy will be no good. My... Read more »

traveling with HIV

Posted by joyfull, 3 Replies
...Hi, I'm 25 years old, living in Israel, discovered HIV positive 5 years ago and still holding on I have recenly finished my law degree and after years of intense studies and coping Read more »

Looking for experiences from HIV + travel to EU

Posted by deutschman, 2 Replies
...First, thanks for looking at this post (and hopefully responding). I have known that I am HIV + for about 2 years and am finally feeling healthy again (CD 4 count is almost to 400). I'm regularly taking Atripla. Here's Read more »