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Hiv In The Medical Field

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Should those with AIDS/HIV be allowed to work in the medical field???

I am wondering if are those infected with the AIDS/HIV virus are allowed with to work in the medical field. If yes why?? Doesn't this pose a threat to people who are not infected with this virus??? I know that the disease is not spread through...
Lynne Gabriel

Response from Lynne Gabriel

WorkPositive, Inc.
...question, previously answered: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 workers take universal precautions (manadated... Read more »

Work in medical field with HIV?

My partner is HIV+, and has recently gone back to school to become a medical assistant. Doing well... Read more »

can a HIV + person work in the medical feild

hi there had a big question. I am 30yr old and i have been positive for like 4 months now. doing... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zambia Medical Association Calls for Collaboration on HIV/AIDS Research Between Doctors, Herbalists

... Conventional doctors and traditional herbalists in Zambia must collaborate on quality research for potential HIV/AIDS treatments to help reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS in the country, Zambia Medical Association President Swebby Macha said... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Medical Workers' Release Brings Attention to HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Libya, New York Times Reports

...released recently from Libyan prison after being sentenced to death for allegedly intentionally infecting hundreds of children with HIV is bringing attention to the country's HIV/AIDS epidemic, the New York Times reports. According to the ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Connecticut Theater Hosts Symposium, Play About HIV/AIDS for Medical, Scientific Communities

... Long Wharf Theatre in New Haven, Conn., on Jan. 22 will host a one-day symposium about HIV/AIDS for members of the medical and scientific communities at Yale University and Yale-New Haven Hospital , as well as representatives Read more »
AIDSinfo

Starting Anti-HIV Medications

... Terms Used in This Fact Sheet AIDS: acquired immunodeficiency syndrome. AIDS is the most severe stage of HIV infection. People infected with HIV are diagnosed with AIDS when their CD4 count falls below 200 cells/mm 3 or if they develop Read more »
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HIV Positive Doctors and Medical Students

Posted by JumptheHorizon, 4 Replies
...Hi everyone, I have good reason to be worried that I have HIV, and am waiting the time to be retested (first was negative, which was about one month after I think I could have been infected, Read more »

HIV-Specific Medications AT COST - a new service

Posted by CanDoMeds, 1 Reply
...To The Body Forum users, Please allow me to introduce a new public service that my company is offering to HIV-positive patients. My business partner, Dr. Mark Galea, and I have decided to create a special program for certain medical populations, Read more »

long time without hiv medication but ignored in sw

Posted by thriller, 2 Replies
...situation. I m not an "alternative freak" so dont get me wrong here. and im not saying to others what to do in their life with hiv. But am l alone in this situation?? I am reluctant to hear the same thing over and over again but still l want to... Read more »

pinky does not have HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...pinky, it is flat out impossible for you to have HIV. I work in the medical field and have extensively researched HIV and the sensitivity of its tests. after all your negative Read more »