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Can I Immigrate To Canada With Hiv

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HIV 1/2 ELISA test in Canada

Dr. Conway:I have tested negative at 8 wks, 13 wks, 4 mo, 5 mo and >6 mo by the HIV 1/2 Elisa done in Ottawa Public lab. Also I did a HIV-1 Qualitative DNA PCR by Quest Diagnostic in U.S. - undetectable. My last exposure was in Nov 29, 2005 in SE...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...I would judge that the current tests you have already done effectively rule out HIV infection and I would not want to proceed with any more evaluations, unless you have had another, more recent possible exposure Read more »

HIV US/Canada Border Crossing/Testing

I'm not sure what the appropriate forum is for this, but I guess its a practical/legal issue, so I... Read more »

Anonymous hiv testing in Canada?

Do you know of any clinics in western Canada (B.C, Alberta) who conduct anonymous hiv testing? I... Read more »
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African Immigrants and HIV/AIDS in Canada

... My name Diana Wiwa. I work with the African and Caribbean Council on HIV/AIDS in Ontario [ACCHO]. What was the highlight of the conference? For me, it was just to see the amount of information and activity Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of HIV-Positive Immigrants to Canada Triples in One Year, Immigration Department Says

...Canada in 2003 recorded three times as many HIV-positive immigrants as the year before, according to government statistics, Canada's National Post reports. Citizenship and Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Globe and Mail Examines "Alarming Rise" in HIV Prevalence Rate Among African, Caribbean Immigrants in Canada

...HIV-positive immigrants were denied entry and 677 HIV-positive immigrants entered the country, up from 276 in 2002 ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 5/14). According to statistical modeling research conducted by University of Toronto ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

16% of New HIV Cases in Canada in 2005 Linked to Immigrants, Report Says

... About 16% of all new HIV cases reported in Canada in 2005 were linked to immigrants from countries where HIV is prevalent, according to a report recently Read more »
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Do the US and CANADA have the same HIV Tests?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...you have helped me tremendously cope with the "Window Period" and all the trials and tribulations that come with. I Live in Canada, does anyone know if the Canadian tests (ELISA) are as accurate as their US counterparts? Thank You and God... Read more »

I was denied an HIV test in Canada..

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Canada and about a 5 weeks ago I had a possible exposure. I went to the provincial clinics here and was turned down for an HIV test because their policy is to test only 3 months after the possible incident. They feel that anything done earlier... Read more »

Scared In Canada! Do I have AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...'unwell' for over 3 months. Doctors have done many tests and all appear to be normal. I had several STD tests done including HIV/AIDS test which came back negative (however, a sheet indicating the negative result did not arrive. My doctors... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Clinical Director - Northern CA

Posted by Anonymous
...Open Door Community Health Centers in Arcata, CA is looking for a HIV/AIDS Clinical Director. Position responsible for guiding and monitoring all clincal aspects of the development, implementation, Read more »