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AIDS InfoNet

Choosing an HIV Care Provider

...provider for most health issues and use your HIV provider as a specialist. If your regular provider isn't an HIV specialist, be sure they regularly get expert advice on HIV issues. Training and Experience Many people with HIV/AIDS get their care from physicians who are specialists in infectious diseases. However, especially now that people are living longer with HIV, it's important to deal with all of your health issues. You might...
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Confidentiality/Privacy

Hi Bob,Thank you for your wonderful work. Can you please help me with the following questions:a) In California is a doctor/care provider required to report HIV status of a person who takes a test and finds out he's positiveb) What if the patient's...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...completely private and confidential within the confines of the law. If you have a particular issue involving privacy and/or confidentiality, it's best to discuss that at the time of your appointment so that we can accommodate your needs.Dr. Bob Read more »

Application questions?

Recently returned to work for a municipality. I plan to convert from an individual policy into their group health, disability and life insurance. However, the forms ask me to check whether or not I have been diagnosed with HIV/AIDS and state I must...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...anything you put on the application is confidential and there are legal consequences if your employer fails to protect your privacy. However, you do have to complete the questionnaire honestly. One thought would be to request to submit your... Read more »

hiv/aids

my question to you is , i have recently been diagnosed with hiv, i do work as a resident aide in a nursing home. do i have to notify them that i have been diagnosed with the hiv virus?
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...(such as eyes, nose, mouth) or open cuts or broken skin. Your medical information is confidential. I urge you to maintain your privacy. Read more »

Should Health Care Workers Tell Their HIV Status?

Are health care workers allowed to keep their Hiv/Aids status (if positive) disclosed from their patients? Any comments on personal choice?
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...Precuations both prevent the transmission of the virus and enable people living with any blood-borne disease to maintain their privacy.-- David Grunwald Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

UN Body Passes Standard to Protect HIV-Positive Employees From Discrimination

...required to take an HIV test or disclose their HIV status," and that workers "should enjoy protection of their privacy, including confidentiality related to HIV and AIDS," according to the UN News Centre (6/17). Back to other news for June... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Central African Republic Ministers Approve Progressive AIDS Bill

... On Wednesday, the cabinet of the Central African Republic approved a bill that codifies the right of AIDS patients to health care, including antiretrovirals and drugs to prevent opportunistic infections. It further guarantees AIDS 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 when collecting and storing information about the disease, UN News Service Read more »
American Association for World Health

Fact Sheet: Confidentiality and HIV Testing

...specific policies on testing and treating youth for HIV. Counseling for Youth Peer counseling is an effective approach to HIV/AIDS education. Since the social and cultural issues that teenagers face may differ from the experiences of adults,... Read more »
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PAID HIV STUDY - WOMEN IN THE SAN FRANCISCO AREA

Posted by Anonymous
...questions to ask you to determine if you qualify to participate in the study. Nichols Research, Inc. is a company that values your privacy. Individual information will be kept strictly confidential. For our complete privacy policy please visit... Read more »

Clinics

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Will walk in clinics give you permission to test for HIV at a blood place bcuz your own doctor will give you the sheet to do it but will a walk in clinic do it as well ? Read more »

I don't know what to do

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...I am a gay male and I have never tested for HIV. I am afraid I am infected. The health department does anonymous HIV testing but someone I use to work with works there so Read more »

Hiv and AIDs reporting

Posted by rain05, 5 Replies
What exactly does the CDC do with your name and information? Who is able to access it? Read more »