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Health Care Workers And Hiv

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

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.
...Depending on the state, Health care workers have the same right of confidentiality about their HIV status as anyone living with HIV. Moreover, because all health Read more »

When working as a volunteer health care worker, is it possible I contracted the HIV virus?

Two summers ago I volunteered in a developing country. I work mostly in a clinic for men and women... Read more »

Ethics on Health Care Worker disclosing patients HIV status

Can a health care worker disclose the status of clients HIV status to a third person, to protect... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Clinton in Tanzania Announces New Program to Train Health Care Workers to Treat HIV/AIDS in Rural Areas

...President Clinton on Wednesday was scheduled to arrive in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to announce a new program to recruit and train health care workers to treat HIV/AIDS in rural parts of the country, AFP/News24.com reports (AFP/News24.com,... Read more »
The Body

Worldwide, Health Care Workers Are Often Sources of HIV Stigma and Discrimination, Report Says

...HIV pandemic, it's a problem that is still prevalent around the world. And as a recent report outlines in vivid detail, even health care settings are rife with HIV stigma and discrimination, particularly in resource-poor countries. The report,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Libyan Trial of Health Care Workers Who Allegedly Infected Children With HIV May End Soon

...The Libyan trial of six Bulgarian health care workers charged with deliberately infecting 400 children with HIV through contaminated blood products may end soon, BBC New Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.N. Contractors in Kenya Unable to Secure Health Care Insurance, Including HIV Coverage, for Workers

...Contractors who supply workers to the United Nations Office at Nairobi , Kenya, have been unable to secure health care insurance, including HIV coverage, for their workers despite U.N. officials' claims that the problem had been resolved, the Read more »
Connect With Others

Immune system & HIV detection

Posted by andypb, 1 Reply
...What is compromised/ supressed immune system. Does compromised/ weak immune system take more time to produce antibody to HIV infection. Would a Person having as low Cd 4 counts 350 is considered to have compromised immune system. Do such... Read more »

HealthCare

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I dont understand how HIV is transmitted in hospitals and other healthcare facilities because they all now a days atleast in north america used new sterile Read more »

you can get health care even if you have aids/hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...there is finally a company that offers health care for anyone even if you aids or hiv. you can have a history of stock or heart attack and still get this coverage. they pay up Read more »

Anyone in Chicago + in healthcare want to chat?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...HI, I'm a healthcare professional who has been HIV+ for just over a year, am on meds (my choice) doing well, in a committed relationship with a neg partner, just want someone to Read more »