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Australian PM discriminates HIV Patients

Dear Dr. Bob,What do you think about this latest news report about John Howard, the Aussie PM. I have pasted the link here : http://www.cnn.com/2007/WORLD/asiapcf/04/13/aidsaustralia.ap/index.htmlIs this man worthy of being the PM of a civilized...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Sam,Most discrimination results from fear and ignorance. Unfortunately 26 years into this pandemic, there really isn't any justification for ignorance or irrational fear pertaining to HIV/AIDS! John Howard is a lot like Bush, except Dubya... Read more »

should aids patient patient be discriminated?

tittle:aidsquestion:do you think that aids patient should be discriminate from society?... Read more »

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... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Stroke Patient Files Discrimination Complaint With HHS

The Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund on Wednesday filed a discrimination complaint with the HHS Office for Civil Rights claiming that six Louisiana nursing homes did not accept a stroke patient because he is also HIV-positive, the ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Zanzibar President Slams Discrimination Against HIV/AIDS Patients

Zanzibar President Abeid Amani Karume has denounced discrimination against people with HIV/AIDS and their families, according to the local newspaper Guardian . In a meeting with members of the Parliament Committee on HIV/AIDS, the president said... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

China: UNDP, Company Launch Yao Ming, Magic Johnson TV Ad to Fight Discrimination Against HIV/AIDS Patients

The UN Development Program and Beijing-based Epin Media will collaborate to promote a TV commercial that aims to increase AIDS awareness and discourage discrimination against patients. The 30-second public service announcement, which features NBA... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Aid Group Urges Ukraine to Combat Discrimination Against HIV/AIDS Patients

On Thursday, Doctors Without Borders (DWB) urged Ukraine to combat the prejudice and discrimination HIV/AIDS patients face in the ex-Soviet republic, which has one of the highest infection rates in Eastern Europe. Official government figures show... Read more »
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Discrimination

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi guys, I'm doing a senior thesis, my topic is discrimination against people with AIDS and HIV and I really need to talk to someone who had any negative experience.I do not need any personal information, i just need someone to share their... Read more »

discrimination in the delivery room?

Posted by megjemima, 3 Replies
I have been positive for over 10 years. Now I am pregnant and in my first trimester (yay!). My doctors have been very supportive.

Over the years, I have had good doctors and bad. However I fear discrimination in the delivery room. In my experience... 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 with homosexuality, but what are the other factors as... Read more »

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 and children are suffering with HIV/AIDS. We need to assure that these people are cared for, not discriminated... Read more »