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Getting A Visa And Hiv

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work visa or permanent visa in Australia

Posted by mark4586lopez, 2 Replies
Just wondering... can an HIV positive person be granted a working visa or permanent visa in Australia?

I have been to Singapore and was luckily able to get an employer but unfornately working visa wasn't approved because I was diagnosed HIV positive. Read more »

Work Visa in South Africa

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am from UK. Recently I got a job offer from South Africa. Do I need to have a HIV test to get a work visa there?

Please answer. Read more »

Female to male transmission and visa versa

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
When they say there is a very small chance for men to get HIV from a woman sexually, this means when the woman HAS HIV.

For women, they can get HIV from males sexually (vaginal) extremely easy, it can be one chance in one! Some women do not catch... Read more »

USA Visa

Posted by Anonymous
I am from a developing country and these questions are of interest to me :

1) Does the USA grant Visa to someone who is HIV+ ?

2) How long does the FDA take to approve a new drug ? ( Only once a drug is approved by FDA can we expect it to be sold in... Read more »

Getting tested together first. Getting tested now.

Posted by don
Both you and your potential sex partner can get tested together first
before beginning the sexual component of the relationship.
The strategy reduces a great deal of ambiguity.

You, yourself can get tested today, now. Test results reduce ambiguity
and... Read more »
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visa travel and hiv

Dr Bob, please tell me how countries can be so cruel to people who have hiv and are on meds with non detetable viral loads and are not allowed to get visa into most countries,l understood the rule when hiv was a death sentence but know with new...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Ric,I can assure you I and many others (see below) have been trying to get this idiotic travel ban lifted for years. Unfortunately, not only is it a "stupit" rule, but it's been kept in place by stupid people in high places,... Read more »

insurance for expats on J1 research visa

Hi, first thank you for your support, I am a doctor, with HIV+, and coming to messechuset in Herbert university fo research on J1 visa, by march 2014, I am worried about getting a health insurance as a foreigner.if you kindly assist me a proper way...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
As long as you are legally in the US, you can buy health insurance under the Affordable Care Act regardless of your medical condition. At one time, a question was raised whether or not non-citizens would also qualify for the low-income subsidies... Read more »

DO YOU TAKE PAYMENT IN KIND ( Will donate gladly by visa)

Hi. I am a 22 year old female from the UK. I would love to think that I am A "worried well" , as you so appropriately call certain Aids obsessed persons, But I don't think I am that lucky. I would just really appreciate it, if you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Emma, I don't think you are insane. I also don't think there is even the remotest chance you are HIV-positive. So I'll be brief:1. No, you cannot get HIV from having blood drawn. 2. No, your symptoms are not suggestive of HIV. 3.... Read more »

while i'm making medical test for resident visa in KSA ,my HIV results is positive

I had a medical test for saudi arabia work visa and the result was HIV+ .I left my work in Qatar and back lebanon because i have offer in saudi and now i lost my work in qatar and same time i cant go saudi.I'm form lebanon and I'm so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.It's extremely unfortunate that some countries continue to treat HIV as if it were a sin or a toxic radioactive threat. It's merely a viral illness that is 100% preventable and becoming more treatable/manageable over recent years.... Read more »
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Issuance of a Visa and Authorization for Temporary Admission Into the United States for Certain Nonimmigrant Aliens Infected With HIV

Many advocates say as written, the rule could leave individuals with HIV who obtain asylum in the U.S. in a permanent limbo; forever barred from obtaining legal permanent residence, and therefore cut off from services, benefits, and employment... Read more »
Housing Works

IAC 2012: No Progress on Visas for Drug Users or Sex Workers

The red umbrella -- a sex workers' rights symbol -- may be in short supply at IAC 2012. One year from the International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C., prospects are looking dim for sex workers and drug users who want to attend. The... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Changes to France's Immigration Law Increasing Difficulty for HIV-Positive Immigrants to Obtain Residence Visa, Access to Treatment

Recent changes to France's immigration laws have made it harder for HIV-positive immigrants -- mainly from Africa -- to qualify for a visa called a "vital residence permit," which "guarantees access to social services and provides some sense of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Immigration Officials Announce New Rules to Ease Visa Processing for HIV-Positive Visitors

U.S. immigration officials on Monday announced new rules to ease and expedite visa processing for HIV-positive visitors, AFP/ Yahoo! News reports. A law that made foreigners living with HIV/AIDS inadmissible in the U.S. was repealed when... Read more »