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My HIV MD discriminates because of my weight

I will like to first tell you about myself, I am 47, male and was diagnosed with AIDS a little over 3 years ago and I am currently on antivirals (Viramune, Truvada) and I also suffer from clinical depression and are on anti-depressents (Zoloft,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...intentionally humiliate a patient! There is always the possibility it was a misunderstanding. As you may know, one common problem with HIVers is wasting (involuntary weight loss). HIV specialists have often have to counsel their patients in ways... Read more »

Australian PM discriminates HIV Patients

Dear Dr. Bob,What do you think about this latest news report about John Howard, the Aussie PM. I... Read more »

HIV, legal rights, insurance, and discrimination

Rick could you please discuss what one may need to know after testing positive to hiv regarding... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China's Ministry of Health to Introduce Policies, Measures to Decrease Discrimination Against Patients Living With HIV/AIDS at Hospitals

...Health, during a forum on Wednesday, "vowed ... to introduce policies and measures to curb discrimination against people with HIV/AIDS at medical institutions to safeguard patients' right to treatment," China Daily /Asia News Network/AsiaOne ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China's CDC Releases Report Urging End to HIV/AIDS-Related Job Discrimination as High Profile Lawsuit Advances

... China's Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CCDC) released a report "on the need for China to tackle HIV/AIDS-related job discrimination" just as "a Chinese court has breathed new life into a potentially precedent-setting AIDS... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenya Government Drafts Law to End Discrimination Against HIV/AIDS Sufferers

...The Kenyan government has drafted a law outlawing discrimination against people with HIV/AIDS, a junior minister said today. "The draft will make it a criminal offense to discriminate against anyone on the basis of their Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Yemen Times Examines HIV/AIDS Surveillance, Discrimination Related to Disease in Country

... Although Yemen -- which has recorded 2,431 HIV/AIDS cases -- is considered one of the countries with the lowest number of people living with the disease worldwide, some organizations, Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Stigma and Discrimination

Posted by bradford
...HIV/AIDS-Stigma and Discrimination by Bradford McIntyre Individuals should not have to suffer all losses due to illness! Men, women Read more »

UNITED STATES DISCRIMINATES AGAINST HIV+ PEOPLE

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...UNITED STATES DISCRIMINATES AGAINST HIV+ PEOPLE While nearly a million HIV+ American citizens enjoy the freedom to leave and travel outside their country, the United Read more »

Why was there so much discrimination with Hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...From the beginning to now there is general discrimination with hiv, and you do not see this with hepatitis C virus. I wonder exactly why and if it will ever end? Maybe this is because it's tied Read more »

homophobia, aids discrimination and corruption...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...the deposition. Pretty damning evidence if it ever gets. Vicky also bought an Insurance Policy on my life. She lied about my HIV status and when I die she gets another $100,000. It seems that the case is being bandied about like a hot potato... Read more »