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Hiv And The Law

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Basic Facts About HIV and the Law

... HIV/AIDS affects companies and organizations in many ways. Managers and labor leaders are gathering information, talking with their trade and professional associations, learning more about HIV/AIDS, and preparing strategies for HIV/AIDS
Ask the Experts

HIV LAW SUE

IM IN CHARLOTTE NC IM A GAY MALE WHO HAVE HIV I KNOW THE PERSON THAT GAVE IT TO ME HE HAVE BEEN POSITIVE FOR A FEW YEARS AND DID NOT TELL ME, HOW DO I GO ABOUT A LAW SUE I CALLD AROUND 4 ATTORNEYS AND NO ONE HANDLES THIS CASE WHO DOES ?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Not being a lawyer, I can't really give you legal advice. However, I can imagine that the defendant in such a law suit would argue that you had the responsibility to protect yourself during sex. In other words, they would argue that by having... Read more »

Laws of Disclosure (DISCLOSURE LAWS, 2010) (CRIMINALIZATION OF HIV 2010)

Hey Dr. Bob,It's great to see you've been doing this forum for all these years. Exactly how long have you been doing this. Anyway, keep up the fantastic work. Now to why I'm writting to you. No concerns nor worries here but just a bit of curiousity....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...personal belief that each of us, and not just those who are HIV positive, is responsible for preventing the further spread of HIV/AIDS.Dr. BobMust disclose it is law. Dec 21, 2005One should always disclose status. One of your fans wrote he is a... Read more »

HIV disclosure Laws In Alabama

I was wondering if you could tell me what the HIV disclosure laws are in Alabama when it comes to telling your partner that you are infected.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The Alabama law states that "any person afflicted with a sexually transmitted disease who shall knowingly transmit, or assume the risk of transmitting, or do any act which will probably or likely transmit such disease to another person shall be... Read more »

HIV Disclosure (DISCLOSURE LAWS 2009)

Hey Doc..it's me Alabama Gal.....hope you are doing well! I am adjusting to new meds-yuck.I just read where someone asked you if it was necessary to disclose their HIV status (while using condoms etc for safe-er sex) in a state that has disclosure...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...personal belief that each of us, and not just those who are HIV positive, is responsible for preventing the further spread of HIV/AIDS. Dr. Bob Must disclose it is law. Dec 21, 2005 One should always disclose status. One of your fans wrote he is... Read more »
Articles
UNAIDS and UNDP

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

...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 legal environment on... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Africa: HIV Laws Do More Harm Than Good

...transmission laws. But advocates working to prevent the virus' spread say such measures can hurt more than help the fight against HIV/AIDS. "If being HIV-positive is being regarded as a crime, people will be less likely to get themselves... Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Book Review -- HIV, AIDS and the Law: A Guide to Our Rights and Challenges by Mark S. Senak, JD

...for some multinational real estate developers when the plague came along. He began volunteering legal services for people with AIDS in 1983 through the pioneering Bar Association for Human Rights of Greater New York, went on to help build... Read more »
Housing Works

Underreported: The Link Between Julian Assange and Sweden's Repressive HIV Law

...its Nordic neighbors are pretty draconian in the way they use their laws to control the lives of people living with HIV and AIDS," said Edwin Bernard , editor of HIV and the Criminal Law , an extensive summary of laws, prosecutions and... Read more »
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my g-f has hiv-aids dont know what to do

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
...hello my girl friend has full blown aids with a 't'cell count of 30 or so cells and has been in the care of doctors for a week now shes been on all the med's including Read more »

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 Read more »

HIV+ dislcosure and the law...!

Posted by lost2007
...me I truly believe knowledge is wealth and it saddens me when I read ignorant and out lies spread about the consequences of HIV and the law..! Read more »

Hiv and AIDs reporting

Posted by rain05, 5 Replies
What exactly does the CDC do with your name and information? Who is able to access it? Read more »