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Confidentiality And Hiv Aids

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

... The HIV epidemic is a serious threat to the Hispanic/Latino community. While Hispanics/Latinos 1 represented approximately 15% of the United States (US) population in 2006, they accounted for 17% of new HIV infections in the 50 states
Ask the Experts

hiv confidentiality

I am a nurse practitioner in a CBO & am looking for a training video on HIV confidentiality regs in NYS. I have contacted NYSDOH & Aids Institute, but neither have anything available. Are you aware of a source for HIV/AIDS specific training videos...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...If you're sure it has to be a video, no. There is solid information on HIV confidentiality regs in NYS available from the website of the New York State Dept of Health at www.health.state.ny.us/nysdoh/rfa/hiv/full63.htm. Read more »

Confidentiality for HIV testing through your general practitioner?

This may seem a really strange question. I remember reading somewhere that if you get tested for HIV through your general practitioner (or internal medicine doctor) then, regardless of the result, you may be refused mortgages, loans etc in the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...ongoing budget cuts.Testing through your private physician's office should be confidential, although not anonymous. If you are HIV positive, but do not have full-blown AIDS, the laws regarding wither this information is reported to local and... Read more »

Confidentiality? (NAMES BASED REPORTING, 2010)

Hi Robert,I suppose this isn't the correct forum for this question, but I hope that you can help me get the word out to anyone who cares about privacy.HIV Poz Names Gathered by the State of HawaiiWhen I go to the doctor, one of the forms that I sign...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...patient care will go only to those states that comply. Health officials claim this will help them track and fight the spread of aids. Could you shed some light on how it would help or is something shakin' on shakedown street? What are they up... Read more »

HIV confidentiality and Insurance

I have been asked to write a debate supporting a person's right to keep their HIV positive status private from their health insurance. Are there any facts or cases that could help back my point up?
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...I suggest you research legal cases related to HIV as well as articles in newspapers and magazines. Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA to Share Confidential Information on Generic HIV/AIDS Drug Approvals With WHO; Deal Might Speed Drug Distribution

...antiretroviral drugs about one year ago, the agency has approved nine medications. However, the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief has not purchased the drugs because some African countries will not allow them to be imported without... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Liberia's House of Representatives Passes HIV/AIDS Confidentiality Act

... Liberia's House of Representatives on Tuesday passed the Anti-HIV/AIDS Act, which would make it unlawful to disclose a person's HIV/AIDS status without that individual's prior consent, Liberia's Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UNAIDS Releases New Guidelines to Ensure Confidentiality of People Living With HIV/AIDS

... UNAIDS on Friday released new guidelines that aim to ensure that the confidentiality of people living with HIV/AIDS is not compromised Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Georgia Set to Adopt Names-Based HIV Reporting System; AIDS Advocates Say System Will Jeopardize Confidentiality

...Georgia -- the only state that does not have a system of collecting HIV case data with personal identifiers -- on Monday announced plans to establish a names-based HIV reporting system, the AP/Long Read more »
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HIV+? Nationwide confidential phone survey - $50

Posted by studySF
...If you recently tested + for HIV, you may be eligible for a confidential phone interview. To see if you qualify, call 877 737 5782 x6. The Henne Group is a Read more »

Posted by Anonymous
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HIV+ women? Confidential phone study $50.

Posted by studySF
...If you recently tested + for HIV, you may be eligible for a confidential phone interview. To see if you qualify, call 877 737 5782 x6. The Henne Group is a Market Read more »

Online HIV+/AIDS Research Project

Posted by victoriajones, 2 Replies
...CompuRx is currently enrolling HIV+/AIDS diagnosed patients to participate in a very important online research effort. A $10 honoraria will be offered to those Read more »