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Ethical Dilemma With Hiv

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Moral/ethical dilemma

This question may be beyond your scope, but I wanted to giveit a try. I am struggling with the question of whether I have a moral/ethical obligation to inform people I come incontact with on a regular basis, family and co-workers, ofbeing HIV...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

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Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. I have a significant concern here, but it's not related with you telling others about "your HIV infection". I am actually concerned about your fatalistic attitude about you ultimately getting HIV,... Read more »

Information on Ethical Issues concerning Euthanasia and HIV patients

I am a Counseling student enrolled n a Professional and Ethical Issues course. As an assignment,... Read more »

ethics and confidentiality

I am a student at the college of pharmacy at wayne state university in Detroit, Michigan. I am... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Philadelphia Inquirer Examines Developments, Ethics in Microbicide Research

The Philadelphia Inquirer on Monday examined issues surrounding microbicide research, including recent developments and ethical issues. The Inquirer reports that the use of microbicides to prevent the spread of HIV "seemed so simple" 15 years... Read more »
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Detroit Woman's HIV/AIDS Hoax Video Spurs Debate Over HIV Prevention Ethics

Jackie Braxton in her online video. Earlier this month, 23-year-old Jackie Braxton sent a video to Mediatakeout.com in which she claimed to have intentionally infected about 500 people with HIV since her 1998 diagnosis. In the video, she hides... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenyan Ethics Board Approves Country's First Clinical Trial of Herbal Product Used to Treat HIV/AIDS

The Kenyatta National Hospital Ethics and Research Board recently approved the first human clinical trial in Kenya of an herbal product to treat HIV/AIDS, Kenya's Nation reports. The board approved a proposal by researchers from Kenya Medical... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Leaders Must Have Financial Commitment, Ethical Courage in Fight Against HIV/AIDS, Opinion Piece Says

The "continued ambivalence" to HIV/AIDS demonstrated by leaders of the world's wealthiest nations "reflects both the enormity of the task ahead and the political and ethical sensitivities that underpin it," Andrew Jack, a columnist for London's ... Read more »
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HIV Tesing Window Period Dilemma

Posted by knite89, 1 Reply
Hello There,
I had an exposure 12 weeks ago and tested for 4th generation hiv test which was non reactive. I am still concerned that there were few cases of health care workers testing positive after 6/12 months. Do you have any idea why they... Read more »

Biomedical ethics

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am an undergrad working on a biomedical ethics paper about AIDS/HIV+ disclosure. I would appreciate any input that anyone has on the matter. I would like to know how people feel about this issue. Who do you feels needs to know about HIV status?... Read more »

The Douche's Dilemma *DELETED*

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Dilemma of dangers

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I'm losing my mind... i have not told some of the most important ppl in my life that i am HIV+ and i am worried about their reaction when i do... Not to mention the fact that i have put others at risk for my own selfish gains... i need to know what... Read more »