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Hippa Laws In Relation To Hiv And Aids

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HIPPA Hospital mistake, Hippa, Hippa

May,10 2006 was admitted to a major university teaching hospital Temp 104.5F BP 70/50. Treated badly by a resident and a surgeon. Seems I had a mouse infestation in my silverware drawer and I had Schigaiia. While in the ER a resident ask "you...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
HIPAA, like all laws, attempt to correct a problem but are never 100% successful. You should contact an attorney or an legal services agency that deals with HIV/AIDS persons. I don't know the number of employees at the job you most enjoyed, but... Read more »

HIPPA for Aids

Why is HIPPA so important regarding HIV and Aids than any other health condition?... Read more »

Immigration laws in the USA relating to HIV

Dear Sowadsky,If a non US citizen living in USA with visa and work permission takes an HIV test in... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mandela's Grandson Announces That Mandela's Daughter-in-Law Also Died of AIDS-Related Causes

Former South African President Nelson Mandela's grandson Mandla Mandela on Saturday at the funeral of his father, Makgatho Mandela -- who died of AIDS-related causes -- announced that his mother -- Makgatho Mandela's wife, Zondi -- also died of... Read more »
UNAIDS and UNDP

Launch of the Global Commission on HIV and the Law: "Addressing Punitive Laws and Human Rights Violations Blocking Effective AIDS Responses"

Geneva, Switzerland -- The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), with the support of the UNAIDS Secretariat, launched the Global Commission on HIV and the Law today. The Commission's aim is to increase understanding of the impact of the... Read more »
American Association for World Health

Fact Sheet: The Law and HIV/AIDS

HIV raises many legal-, financial-, and health insurance-related questions for both HIV-positive individuals and their employers. Laws differ in each state. It is important that you consult an attorney in your state or get advice from your local or... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Journals Focus on HIV/AIDS Law, Epidemic in India; Fact Sheet on HIV/AIDS in India; Guide for Living With HIV; Essay on AIDS Statistics

"HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review ," Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network : The April 2005 issue of the review includes the latest developments in courts worldwide, HIV/AIDS-related news in Canada, and international and legal network news ("HIV/AIDS... Read more »
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HIV LAW

Posted by Anonymous
I want to pursue a career in HIV legislation and advocacy, possibly working with developing nations. I always see posts for healthcare workers and not so much that would be related to law. I definitely want to pursue my career but im wondering if... Read more »

Disclosure laws in Canada

Posted by Mark100, 2 Replies
Hey Guys, I was just wondering if someone could clarify for me when exactly do I have to disclose to someone that I have HIV. I was diagnosed in February and I am currently undetectable. I haven't had sex since this time because I wanted to wait... Read more »

My brother in law has full blown AIDS

Posted by Anonymous
My brother in law was diagnosed with HIV about 10 years ago. He is gay. His partner died about 6 years ago. He now has full blown AIDS. He is having seizures, walks with a cane, and has a constant runny nose. He is only 40 years old. My in laws... Read more »

Job related HIV experiences

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi,
I was wondering if having HIV has ever become a problem for anyone in the workplace? Has anyone ever had an experience of discrimination? Does anyone keep their HIV a secret to prevent this? Or has anyone ever had a possitive experience result... Read more »