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can a HIV + person work in the medical feild

hi there had a big question. I am 30yr old and i have been positive for like 4 months now. doing good with my meds and doing well health wise. want to go back to school for physician assistant program. what do you think? Are HIV + people allowed...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Yes, someone with HIV can work in a medical field. HIV is not transmitted by casual contact so most health care workers are not at risk for transmitting HIV. Read more »

Should those with AIDS/HIV be allowed to work in the medical field???

I am wondering if are those infected with the AIDS/HIV virus are allowed with to work in the... Read more »

Work in medical field with HIV?

My partner is HIV+, and has recently gone back to school to become a medical assistant. Doing well... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Also In Global Health News: HIV-Positive Students In Taiwan; U. K. Commitment To Zimbabwe; Scientists Discover Faster, Cheaper HIV Test, How Schistosomiasis Drug Works; Africa's Male Circumcision Programs

... Taiwan Marks Increased Numbers of HIV-Positive Students The Taiwan AIDS Foundation said that according to Department of Health's Centers for Disease Control statistics, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/AIDS, Drug Programs Should "Work Together," Sidibe Says in Opinion Piece

...be living with HIV. He adds, "Silence on harm reduction therefore is not an option," and "drug control and HIV programs must work together." Sidibe writes that these harm reduction programs must be "informed by evidence and grounded in human... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

How HIV Drugs Work

...There are currently five categories of HIV antiviral drugs available that have FDA (U.S. Food and Drug Administration) approval. These categories are: nucleoside reverse Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Changes in Drug Treatment, Commercial Sex Work Could Contribute to Spread of HIV in Cambodia

...consideration are still low" (Leakhana, Phnom Penh Post , 1/8). In related news, Cambodian officials say brothel-based sex work has shifted to relationship-based sex work, which is contributing to the spread of HIV in the country, the Post ... Read more »
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HIV+ and working in academia

Posted by kuanRC, 6 Replies
...I'm looking to connect with anyone who has experience as an HIV+ person working on faculty, as a researcher or graduate student in academia. I'm a PhD student in an extremely competitive program Read more »

Study Flushes Out Hidden Virus, Pointing to cure

Posted by optimistic2009, 2 Replies
...humans; To get something like that into clinical trials is only a few short years ? it?s not decades,? Lets hope something works soon so that we can revert to normality! Article link is as follows ... Read more »

pinky does not have HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...pinky, it is flat out impossible for you to have HIV. I work in the medical field and have extensively researched HIV and the sensitivity of its tests. after all your negative Read more »

hiv & working out/bodybuilding

Posted by windycitypozdude, 2 Replies
...hey everyone! i have always been a "working out," active kind of guy, and always been interested in getting bigger/more muscular, etc. i shy away from the term "bodybuilding" Read more »