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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

India's Roman Catholic Bishops Call for Mandatory HIV Testing Before Marriage

India's Roman Catholic bishops have called for national legislation requiring couples to undergo HIV testing before obtaining marriage licenses in an effort to prevent HIV transmission, the AP/News24.com reports. The country's 149 bishops on... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mandatory HIV Testing Should Be Instituted for Public Health, Safety Officials Exposed to Bodily Fluids, Commentary Says

HIV testing should be mandatory in Massachusetts when public health or safety officials are exposed to a person's bodily fluids, Elissa Ely, a psychiatrist in the state, said on Monday in a commentary on NPR's "All Things Considered " (Ely, "All... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Greece Sanctions Mandatory HIV Testing of High-Risk Groups

One day after his appointment as Greece's Health Minister on June 25, Adonis Georgiadis reinstated a controversial regulation that requires mandatory HIV testing for high-risk groups such as sex workers, undocumented immigrants, and drug users.... Read more »
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mandatory HIV testing

Mrs/Ms Breuer, I recently saw a question featured on this site in which a person asked if an employer could force them to take and HIV test. Your answer stated, "surgeon? pilot? no?, then your employer cannot request an HIV test. None of their...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Thank you for your response. When I do hear from health care providers or health care students, I point out that fortunately, the legislatures have not inserted their heavy hands into this issue; the hospital's own board sets the rules about... Read more »

mandatory HIV testing

HIV testing should or should not be mandatory in hearlth care professions?...
Lynne Gabriel

Response from Lynne Gabriel

WorkPositive, Inc.
Your question is an interesting one and makes me curious about why you would ask. To that the end that, historically, mandatory testing has not proved to be a good investment, I would answer "no."A better alternative - mandatory workplace... Read more »

Mandatory vs Voluntary HIV testing

What are the advantages and disadvantages of mandtory vs voluntary HIV testing?...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
In what setting? I can give you only the most general answer: when testing for a stigmatized condition is mandatory, those at highest risk often find ways to avoid the test because of perceived punishment. Voluntary testing allows people concerned... Read more »

Mandatory HIV Tests For Athletes

I was wondering if there is mandatory sports testing for contact sports (both professional and non-professional). Also, where can I get more info on this on the net? Thanks so much!...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Don't know and don't know.... Read more »
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Mandatory Testing

Posted by Jackie_Blue, 2 Replies
HIV2AIDS brought up an interesting point. That mandatory testing would rid us of the stigma that surrounds being HIV+. I'm just wondering, because over the years, the impression I've received from people scared to test was not that they were... Read more »

I was born in 1984, at a hospital that later was

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
found to have used infected blood in transfusions. I was a premie, and had heath complications. I have type 0 blood. I was tested for HIV when I was somewhere between the age of 4 months and four years (my mom told me, but i've forgotten when).... Read more »

Naval Hospital Bethesda 1986

Posted by jpk, 1 Reply
I tested positive in May of 1986 and was transferred to Naval Hospital Bethesda for evaluation and treatment. I would like to hear from anybody else who was there during 1986-88.

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Went to the hospital...

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi everybody!

Im the girl from Sweden who had a test done after 6 weeks neg. and after that started to show a lot of strange symptoms...I have had nightmars about being infected since februari and finally i have went to the hospital again to take a... Read more »