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Ban On Travel For People With Hiv

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Entry forbidden (TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS) (TRAVEL BAN)

Dear Doctor RobertI'm a 32 year old Brazilian hiv positiv male living in London. After 5 years in the UK I must say that I really admire their aproach to us positive people. We're treated by their government like anybody else if no better....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Helib,I can assure you mainstream HIV activism in the U.S. has been far from quiet about the completely idiotic ban on HIV-positive visitors to the U.S. In fact, since the ban was put in place, we have refused to host international World AIDS... Read more »

Can this happen in 2008? (TRAVEL RESTRICTIONS) (TRAVEL BAN)

Hi Dr. Bob, A in SA again, but this time with an upsetting news report. This was taken from... Read more »

HIV is HIV - is what is is..isn't it? Obama (TRAVEL BAN, 2010)

Hi Doc!!HIV is what is is: an incredible danger. Why, then, are some body fluids more infectious... Read more »
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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 CNN , "the statutory requirement that mandated the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Non-Governmental Organizations Praise End to HIV Travel Ban

Domestically and abroad, health advocates are applauding the Obama administration's repeal of the policy banning non-nationals with HIV from visiting or immigrating to the United States. On Friday, Obama announced that the final rule ending the... Read more »
TheBody.com

HIV/AIDS Travel Ban Finally, Officially Over

The ban on travel or immigration to the U.S. by people living with HIV/AIDS is officially over today. It was an ugly law that had been in place since 1987 and caused countless humiliations. Most students applying for visas to study in the U.S. could... Read more »
Lambda Legal

Lambda Legal Urges Swift Adoption of Proposed Rules Eliminating HIV Travel and Immigration Ban

New York, N.Y. -- After over twenty years of barring people living with HIV from traveling or immigrating to the United States, the federal government is one step closer to getting this baseless, discriminatory law off the books, according to... 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 received my green card couple years ago... Read more »

Travel to the People's Republic of China

Posted by ScotCharles
I was planning a trip to the PRC this spring to visit sites I have read about since I was a child - the Summer Palace, Great Wall, Xian, the Ming Tombs, Flute Cave, Hangchow, Hong Kong, etc. BUT...as I found when I got the Visa application, I have... Read more »

traveling with hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Traveling with HIV

I got a new job where I will be traveling a little bit in Europe.
Of course I won't tell the airlines or customs that I have HIV
but I will be carrying medications. Does anyone have any
experience with this? Can they stop me and... Read more »

HIV Travel Restrictions

Posted by ScotCharles, 5 Replies
See: http://www.aegis.com/topics/travel.html

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