Hiv Legal Services
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High Cost, Lack of Legal Services in Kenya Undermines Efforts to Fight HIV/AIDS Epidemic, Report SaysThe high cost of legal services in Kenya leaves many people susceptible to human rights abuses -- including sexual violence, discrimination, property seizure and police abuse -- and undermines efforts to prevent and treat HIV/AIDS in the country,... Read more »
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Member, City of NY Bar Association Committee on AIDSDear Writer, Thank you for writing in. You do not have the legal duty to disclose your spouse's HIV status. Your spouse, on the other hand, may have a duty to disclose his medical condition to a treating physician. In at least one state (New... Read more »
WorkPositive, Inc.One of my clients is a provider of public benefit mental health services. They focus on teaching the HIV-positive client the importance of safer sex, disclosure and responsible behavior. Are you in a position to talk about this with anyone who... Read more »
Member, City of NY Bar Association Committee on AIDSDear Writer,You inquire specifically whether 1) as a health care professional in Texas you are obligated to notify an HIV-positive patient's partner of your patient's HIV status, and 2) whether you may be held criminally liable if you fail... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramThank 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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Posted by catsjc, 2 RepliesI was wondering if there was any legal responsibility of a doctor that disclosed my diagnosis to a visitor in a hospital room.
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I was very ill with cmv and my intestines actually ruptured while in the hospital. The surgen... Read more »
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The International Health Group is seeking a qualified candidate to serve as a Policy/Legal Specialist on an HIV/AIDS in the Workplace program. The position will involve technical oversight of up to ten overseas projects in collaboration... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replyhi guys
anybody know which states have the best health care and support for low-income positives?
i was diagnosed HIV positive last November - now i'm moving back to the U.S. in about two months and am currently looking for a job. i'm trying to... Read more »
Posted by Anonymouscan someone please tell me how and where I can find a criminal attorney who is willing to offer free legal services for a friend who is in distress. is there any aids organization that can help? Read more »
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