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Hiv Positive People In The Workplace

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The Well Project

HIV and the Brain

...disorder. Additional Reading: Lapp, D. C. (2004). Don't forget!: easy exercises for a better memory at any age . US: Barnes and Noble Books. ( Buy it online .) Lapp, D. C. (1998). Maximizing your memory power: memory in the workplace . Hauppauge, NY: Barron's Educational Series, Inc. ( Buy it online .)
Ask the Experts

Work & HIV

I would like to know how an office enviroment and possibly work related stress would influence a person living with HIV.I work in an open plan office enviroment and I am sure like most there are a lot of negativity in and around the work place....
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...I imagine all work environments have their share of both positive and negative elements. I cannot comment on the merits of your particular workplace. However, Read more »

HIV in the workplace

I have just this past year found out that I am HIV+. I am currently working as an Administrative Assistant but have recently been offered a position at a doctor's office. It is for a Chiropractor and I will deal with the patients as far as taking...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...You can safely work in a doctor's office as an administrative or office assistant. In a doctor's office, people may come in with injuries, cuts, abrasions, etc., so you should wear gloves when having direct contact with patients.You should Read more »

HIV+ Precautions in the Workplace

I am a veterinarian with a HIV+ technician and wondering what my obligations are for keeping the workplace safe for him. He is a very good tech and a healthy HIV+ individual. Are there any workplace standards that I should be aware of for this...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...maintain the absolute confidentiality of every employee's medical information. With those two in place, you are in compliance with workplace regulations and anti-discrimination law. Your office must be a great place to work. Lucky employee! Read more »

Co-worker with AIDS who is sick.

I have a friend who has a co-worker who has HIV/AIDS. This co-worker is very sick all the time and has told her that he has CMV now. She is concerned since she is trying to get pregnant and knows that CMV can be dangerous for an unborn child if she...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...There are so many conditions that would make a pregnant woman or a woman who wants to become pregnant nervous, (or others in the workplace!) and there is good news in response. This can be confusing the first time you read it, so please read it... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Trinidad and Tobago Parliament to Consider Policy Aimed at Protecting HIV-Positive People in Workplace

... A draft policy on HIV/AIDS in the workplace will soon be given to Trinidad and Tobago's Parliament, Labor Minister Rennie Dumas announced recently, Caribbean Net News Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indian State of Maharashtra to Adopt Workplace Policy Aimed at Reducing Discrimination Against HIV-Positive People

...AIDS Day 2006, is expected to announce the country's first policy to reduce discrimination against HIV-positive people in the workplace, Reuters reports. The policy -- which will cover recruitment, transfers and promotions -- first will be... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NBA Player, Actor Join U.N. Campaign to Curb HIV Stigma, Discrimination in China

...and signing autographs (AP/ Dallas Morning News , 4/18). The campaign aims to promote the inclusion of HIV-positive people in workplaces, schools and families, Reuters reports. Allessandra Tisot, United Nations Development Programme senior... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Prevalence Rate in Corporate South Africa Has Increased to 19.4%, Study Says

...The survey of 100 South African companies found that most companies were unaware of the number of HIV-positive people in their workplaces, noting that 25 companies had conducted prior prevalence testing. Twelve of the 25 companies that had... Read more »
Connect With Others

Poz and Out?!!?

Posted by pozitively, 2 Replies
...me.....only to be told "I already knew". (later I found out my mother had shared with a friend of hers who spread it around the workplace, where I had worked 18 years ago). That was my first experience of feeling "outed" by somebody else. It... Read more »

I met an HIV Positive person for the first time

Posted by Barbdoll, 1 Reply
...our lives if everyone knew. IT could change the way people look at us in society, the way we are treated in our homes, in our workplace. Just like everything changed when we found out about our status. Sometimes i want to shout it from the... Read more »

Catholic Relief Services- HIV/AIDS Chief of Party

Posted by hrrecruiting
...enhance livelihood security for enrolled patients. 12.Participates with other CRS HIV/AIDS staff in coordinating AIDS in the workplace policy. Reporting 1.Compiles AIDSRelief regular reports, mid-term and final reports including lessons... Read more »

Legal/Policy Specialist HIV/AIDS in the workplace

Posted by Anonymous
...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 with... Read more »