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Ban On Travel For People With Hiv

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New Rules for HIV positive people travelling to the United States

Hey Dr. Bob,I heard the Bush Administration finally got around to changing the ban on HIV positive travelers wanting to come to the Unioted States. Is this too good to be true???Toby
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...process the applications directly and the process avoids the abyss of the Homeland Security office. Basically what HIV-positive travelers would have to give up is the opportunity to change their visa status while here in the U.S., to seek legal... Read more »

Travel Abroad Insurance for HIV+ people

I was wondering if you knew of any travel abroad/study abroad insurance options for students. I am... Read more »

Travelling to the USA

I have been on medication for a year now, responding well with VL undetectable etc. A friend of... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Advocates Discuss Travel Restrictions Around the World for People Living With HIV/AIDS

... HIV/AIDS advocates on Tuesday at the XVII International AIDS Conference in Mexico City discussed travel restrictions around the world for people living with HIV/AIDS, the AP/ Los Angeles Times reports. Developed countries Read more »
UNAIDS

UN Secretary-General Urges Countries to Follow the United States and Lift Travel Restrictions for People Living With HIV

...earliest." The United Nations Secretary-General has made the removal of stigma and discrimination faced by people living with HIV a personal issue. He called for the removal of travel restrictions for the first time in his address to the General... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Secretary-General Calls for End of Discrimination Against, Travel Restrictions on People Living With HIV/AIDS

...Meeting on AIDS on Tuesday called on the international community to end discrimination against HIV-positive people, including travel restrictions, describing such practices as "an affront to our common humanity," Xinhuanet reports. Ban also... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNAIDS Calls for Countries to End Travel Restrictions on HIV-Positive People

...people visas even for short stays." Michael Sidibe, the executive director of UNAIDS, said public health concerns do not justify travel restrictions and go against principles of human rights. An accompanying video looks at the effect of... Read more »
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HIV and immigration OUT of USA

Posted by Dizengoff, 4 Replies
...wanted to do... leave the United States. But now, I discover that there are no nations that I can find that will take an HIV+ person. I am gainfully employed, and good at what I do, with a degree..etc.etc. I pay my own way... the only assistance... Read more »

HIV and International travel

Posted by aliveinla, 6 Replies
...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 so no worry there. I haven't... Read more »

Travelling with HIV

Posted by logopolis, 4 Replies
...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 partner was diagnosed in Feb after becoming... Read more »

traveling with HIV

Posted by joyfull, 3 Replies
...my law degree and after years of intense studies and coping with HIV I want to make true a dream I held on to a few years of traveling in South America. I was wondering whether someone has an experience of traveling with a bag full of medicine. I... Read more »