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Hiv Positive Health Care Workers

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HIV Positive Health Care Workers

What is the law/ethical responsibilty of health care workers to reveal their HIV status to patients they are taking care of. I have heard that physicians are required to tell their patients if they are HIV +. Does the same apply to nurses, medical...
Nancy Breuer

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WorkPositive, Inc.
...milk--and a mucous membrane or a break in the skin of someone else. The procedures you describe should not involve any of the health care provider's blood. To my knowledge, the only health care providers who face restrictions because of being... Read more »

Universal health care (HEALTH CARE REFORM, 2009)

Not a question, but a comment on a previous one.I live in the UK whose National Health Service has... Read more »

Discrimination against HIV+ medical student

Hello Dr Bob, I am a third year medical student who recently found out I was HIV+. I stupidly... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lutheran Medical Center to Train Caribbean Health Care Workers, Start Brooklyn Support Group for HIV-Positive People

...received a $3.4 million grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration to develop a training program for community health care workers in the Caribbean as well as a peer support program for HIV-positive people from the Caribbean... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Revised Recommendations for HIV Testing of Adults, Adolescents, and Pregnant Women in Health-Care Settings

...recommendations for voluntary HIV counseling and testing were extended to include hospitalized patients and persons obtaining health care as outpatients in acute-care hospital settings, including emergency departments (EDs). 10 Hospitals with... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Clinton in Tanzania Announces New Program to Train Health Care Workers to Treat HIV/AIDS in Rural Areas

...President Clinton on Wednesday was scheduled to arrive in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, to announce a new program to recruit and train health care workers to treat HIV/AIDS in rural parts of the country, AFP/ reports (AFP/,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Canada: Ontario Hospital Association Sending Health Care Workers to Lesotho to Help Begin Lesotho's HIV/AIDS Treatment Program

...The Ontario Hospital Association plans to send Canadian health care workers to the small African country of Lesotho over the next few months to "kick start" the country's "desperately needed" antiretroviral Read more »
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you can get health care even if you have aids/hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...there is finally a company that offers health care for anyone even if you aids or hiv. you can have a history of stock or heart attack and still get this coverage. they pay up Read more »

HIV Health care in UK

Posted by Eje, 2 Replies
I will be going to the UK in september for my masters and would like to get some to get my drugs from,any body know where? Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I dont understand how HIV is transmitted in hospitals and other healthcare facilities because they all now a days atleast in north america used new sterile needles when injecting or taking blood so how Read more »

What are the positive facts?

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...there...but I got a more serious/denial related question. I have been reading all this information about how innaccurate the HIV antibody testing can lot's of false positives. Even more radical stuff about not having solid proof of AIDS... Read more »