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Where to find information about privacy rights amongst HIV infected patients

To whom it may concern: I am a college student doing a research project on the privacy rights of HIV/AIDS infected patients when it comes to health care. I have searching and searching for places to find laws for such issues, and am having a great...
Lynne Gabriel

Response from Lynne Gabriel

WorkPositive, Inc.
...lots of information and resources: www.critpath.org/aidslaw/index.html You can also try the ACLU's handbook, "The Rights of HIV+ People" which you can order at www.aclu.org/library/rtshiv.html And, finally, if you haven't already tried it, go to... Read more »

HBV AND HIV COINFECTION

I have been extremely worried how long people live with hiv/hbv coinfection. I've been doing some... Read more »

Shared Hopital room with HIV Patient

3 Days ago I was not able to reach my pulmonary doctor of 18 years and had to call 911 to get me to... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

AIDS 2010: Advocates March in Vienna for Human Rights of HIV/AIDS Patients

... Thousands of HIV/AIDS advocates, gathered for the International AIDS Conference-AIDS 2010 , "marched through Vienna's city centre on Tuesday evening, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New CDC HIV Testing Recommendations Could Compromise Patients' Civil Rights, ACLU Statement Says

...workers or who live in a higher prevalence region should be tested again in the third trimester of pregnancy ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 9/22). "CDC should be commended for trying to increase the number of people tested for HIV, but... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rights Group: Zimbabwe Slum Demolitions Disrupt Treatment of HIV/AIDS Patients

... Scores of HIV/AIDS programs in Zimbabwe have been disrupted by the country's widely condemned Operation Murambatsvina ("Drive Out Trash") slum demolition Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Korea Rights Body Raps Plan to Deport HIV Patient

...National Human Rights Commission acknowledged it has asked an administrative court to overturn a government decision to deport an HIV-positive foreign worker. It is unfair to order a foreign resident to leave the country simply because of the HIV... Read more »
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Fiance in the hospital with PCP

Posted by schedir81, 4 Replies
...not feeling like a normal girl, she never was being truthful when I confront her with the fact that I found a prescription for hiv meds one time. She was afraid of losing me and I understand that she has fault in this, but I knew all along, and... Read more »

Passed the 13 weeks test!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...are a couple of pimples. My question is that seroconversion comes first or symptoms?Also, do we get symptoms before becoming HIV+ or vice-versa. By the way for the past 3 days, i've got diarea. Also...for the hairy-lep, i understand that all HIV+... Read more »

AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

organ donor had hiv read asap

Posted by nomoreworry4me
...Home / News / Nation 4 patients get HIV from organ donor Email|Print| Text size + By Lindsey Tanner AP Medical Writer / November 13, 2007 CHICAGO --A troubling case Read more »