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Discrimination Against Hiv Positive People

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Orthopaedic Surgeon refuse to perform surgery on me

Dear Dr. Frascino - I went to an orthopaedic surgeon a few months ago who diagnosed me with a bone spur and 2 torn tendons in my shoulder. When I disclosed my HIV status to him, he refused to perform surgery on me. Is this illegal? I live in NH. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cosmic karma will come along some day and make him the brunt of some vile discriminatory behavior. He's certainly the type of person who should have never been granted a medical license! Find a more competent and compassionate orthopedic surgeon... Read more »

Non-Disclosure illegal or not

I have a few questions about not disclosing HIV+ status.(1) If a person has hiv+ and has sex with a... Read more »

My HIV MD discriminates because of my weight

I will like to first tell you about myself, I am 47, male and was diagnosed with AIDS a little over... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indian State of Maharashtra to Adopt Workplace Policy Aimed at Reducing Discrimination Against HIV-Positive People

...western Indian state of Maharashtra on Dec. 1, World AIDS Day 2006, is expected to announce the country's first policy to reduce discrimination against HIV-positive people in the workplace, Reuters reports. The policy -- which will cover... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Discrimination of HIV-Positive People Widespread in South Korea, Official Says

...Kwoen. He said the government's provision of "financial support and consultation" to foreign workers "for some weeks until the person can afford to leave the country" is "certainly an improvement" (Park [1], Korea Times , 9/29). The Korea... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Jamaica Launches Ad Campaign Against Discrimination of HIV-Positive People

...Fund To Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria -- will feature radio, television, newspaper and billboard messages denouncing discrimination, according to Faith Hamer, an official with the Jamaican Ministry of Health . One poster to be displayed... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Jamaica Launches Ad Campaign Against Discrimination of HIV-Positive People

...campaign, called "Getting on With Life," plans to include radio, television, newspaper and billboard messages that denounce discrimination related to the disease. In addition, two HIV-positive Jamaicans will speak publicly about their experiences... Read more »
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Discrimination

Posted by Pitonus
...if you could help me with something. I am writing the final project for a masters degree on Medical school in Croatia about discrimination of HIV positive people by health care employees and I would very much appreciate if you could answer a few... Read more »

UNITED STATES DISCRIMINATES AGAINST HIV+ PEOPLE

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...prohibits HIV+ individuals from other countries entry to the United States! Without a doubt, this ban is the most blatant display of discrimination against HIV+ people to date! This ban continues to fuel discrimination, while a worldwide... Read more »

How to fight HIV - Public Health Reform

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...http://www.monthlyreview.org/nfte0904.htm http://www-personal.umich.edu/~josephwd/Cuba/delaVega.html http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=PubMed&list_uids=2014854&dopt=Abstract Read more »

I am the caregiver of a disabled adult who has HIV

Posted by 28262
...I am the guardian of a disabled adult who is HIV positive. I am HIV negative. I never thought I would land up with a person who had HIV living in my home. I always said to myself I would never let someone with HIV live in my home. Over time I... Read more »