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Hiv Laws And Discrimination

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Nigerian Stakeholders Call for HIV Anti-Discrimination Laws

Nigerian stakeholders "called on the national and state assemblies to pass laws prohibiting such bias on grounds of health status," the country's Guardian newspaper reports. The stakeholders spoke at the launch of a "nationwide project aimed at... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Jamaican Health Minister Says Government Considering Law Against HIV/AIDS Discrimination

Jamaican Health Minister John Junor on Tuesday said the government is considering legislation that would protect HIV-positive people and people with other diseases from discrimination, the Jamaica Observer reports (Davidson, Jamaica Observer ,... 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 HIV status," said Robinson... Read more »
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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...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello C,How long have I been doing this? Oh Lordy, since the last millennium, I think.As for HIV disclosure laws, they vary from state to state. California has a "Willful Exposure" law, which makes it a felony (punishable by up to eight... Read more »

HIV DISCRIMINATION IN FLORIDA

I HAVE A RELATIVE WHO WAS RECENTLY FIRED IN FLORIDA. I WAS WONDERING WHAT ARE THE LAWS THAT APPLY IN FLORIDA REGARDING EMPLOYMENT AND TERMINATION?...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
First, for laws specific to one state, the best source is a discrimination lawyer practicing in that state. Please contact your local AIDS service organization for a referral. There may even be an attorney on staff to help you with this kind of... Read more »

hiv discrimination for volunteers in the church nursery

I am hiv+ and have been actively envolved in my church for over 11 years. My church recently adapted an application process for anybody volunteering to work with children. One of the questions on there is if you are hiv+. If you are they will not...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Churches are exempt from many federal regulations. Their concern is exaggerated and unrealistic, but they do have the right to establish those discriminatory rules. I encourage you to decide on one of two courses of action: as a concerned volunteer,... 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 employment, medical insurance. . .For example, i am currently employed through a company and they provide health insurance through a common provider....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. Anytime we are talking about legal issues (including insurance issues), there is no single or simple answer, since laws can vary significantly from country to country, and from state to state. In addition, many laws... Read more »
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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 States government prohibits HIV+ individuals from other countries entry to the... Read more »

homophobia, aids discrimination and corruption...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HOMOPHOBIA, AIDS DISCRIMINATION and CORRUPTION IN PUERTO RICO A
Person With AIDS Fights For Justice WANTED: A LAWYER WHO IS NOT
AFRAID TO FIGHT FOR GAY CIVIL RIGHTS AND TO TAKE ON THE PUERTO
RICAN COURTS. On Thanksgiving Day 1991 Victor Umpierre... Read more »

Medical plan discrimination.

Posted by Peteskier, 3 Replies
I just got a letter from my cigna medical plan stating that they will not pay for Atripla Tablet at the pharmacy after 07/01/12 and if I want the drug I have to use their mail order pharmacy program.
For a medical plan to change a drug mid year to... Read more »

Brandys law or murphys law ?????

Posted by Brandy, 3 Replies
I m not sure if its murphys law or just my life.......
when everything is perfect SOMETHING is going to go really wrong.... and it did here let me start at the begining MY jobs are going great and so are Matts whoes in ks we havent seen each other in... Read more »