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Hiv And Aids Discrimination Stories In Healthcare Facilities

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: AIDS Healthcare Foundation Bars Pfizer Sales Reps From Facilities During Business Hours

The Los Angeles-based AIDS Healthcare Foundation has banned Pfizer Inc. sales reps from its 13 heath care centers during business hours. The move is AHF's latest step in its dispute with the pharmaceutical company. AHF says Pfizer irresponsibly... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lambda Legal Files Suit Against Assisted-Living Facility for Allegedly Discriminating Against HIV-Positive Resident

Lambda Legal , a group that represents HIV-positive people, on Tuesday filed a law suit against the Fox Ridge assisted-living facility in North Little Rock, Ark., for allegedly evicting a resident because he is HIV-positive, the Arkansas ... Read more »
Lambda Legal

Lambda Legal Releases Report on HIV Stigma and Discrimination in Advance of World AIDS Day

Scott Schoettes , HIV Project Staff Attorney. "We urge advocates, educators and policy makers to look to this report about the lives of those with HIV and use it to inform their decisions." In advance of World AIDS Day (December 1), Lambda... Read more »
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Accidental needlesticks in long term healthcare facility

What kind of blood work would be appropriate for an accidental needlestick injury...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for your question.Occupational exposure to blood by percutaneous injury usually is followed by employer-dictated protocol. In our institution, minimally, this involves getting HIV, HBV, HCV antibody tests, complete blood count and... Read more »

What about the discrimination against women with positive HIV/AIDS?

Dear Ms. Breuer,I have recently come across this grate site, and having read couple of messages with your answers I have decided to ask you to help me if possible. The point is that I want to write my Term Paper about "Avoidance of...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Dear Lela, There are indeed very good sites for information about discrimination against women with HIV. I suggest starting with a strong one and then following the links from that site. A good starting place is this (click on... Read more »

AIDS discrimination is not acceptable!

Dr. Gerald,Is this true even in your state in Florida? How do we change this?AlexAIDS Discrimination in U.S. Is Widespread, ACLU FindsCivil rights violations against people with HIV and AIDS continue to be widespread throughout the United States,...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
I think that unfortunately this is still true. There is pervasive discrimination and mistreatment of people living with HIV infection in many parts of our country and the world. The way to change this is to confront ignorant and mean spirited... Read more »

Re: Don Discriminate the people from 3rd World Countires

Hey ! Dr. Bob... Guess what..I am going for my HIV test today.. I am kind of worried .. Please pray for me.. For your information, I had an unprotected insertive anal sex with the stranger ( guy who told me he was HIV negative) which lasted for just...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for the status report! Your HIV test is only four years and seven months overdue, but better late than never, eh? I'll send my best good-luck karma in your direction! Thanks for your willingness to help those in need (<A... Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Stigma and Discrimination

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HIV/AIDS-Stigma and Discrimination by Bradford McIntyre

Individuals should not have to suffer all losses due to illness! Men, women and children are suffering with HIV/AIDS. We need to assure that these people are cared for, not discriminated... Read more »


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 needles when injecting or taking blood so how is HIV transmitted through the healthcare... Read more »


Posted by amandajeanbrown, 3 Replies
It's sad how often we only hear about rape cases when either a young child is involved or someone dies, racial and religious discrimination when it affects a member of the government and HIV &amp; AIDS discrimination, only when it happens at the... Read more »