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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...availability of rapid tests varies by city. Some testing locations in California charge for this type of test, but there are many locations that will provide the test for free. For testing locations, you can call the California HIV/AIDS Hotline at 1-800-367-AIDS or you can do your own referral search by visiting www.aidshotline.org . Window Period The "window period" is the time it takes for a person who has been infected with HIV to...
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What does PEPFAR's passing mean for HIV-positive immigration?

Dear Dr. Bob,Now that Bush has signed the PEPFAR bill and the HIV ban on immigration has been eliminated, what does that mean for HIV-positive people hoping to get work visas or even green cards for the US? Will HHS lift HIV off it's list of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...IMMIGRATING (TRAVEL BAN)Aug 11, 2008 Hi there, I've taken the time to read everything i could find on this site re the travel ban on HIV'ers. However, I have not been able to get a clear answer to my question: what is the current stance on people... Read more »

Life Insurance medical exam/Similar symptoms to HIV/AIDS

Hello I have 2 questions:1) What happens if an individual has been declined for life insurance due to having the HIV virus or the AIDS virus yet unaware? Does the Life Ins. Co. normally notify the individual (by mail, ph, etc?)and advise...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...him how to get more information with respect to why coverage was denied. I do not know what disease has symptoms closest to HIV but it is probably some immune deficiency disease. Read more »

Immigration laws in the USA relating to HIV

Dear Sowadsky,If a non US citizen living in USA with visa and work permission takes an HIV test in US and then baad enogh should test positive can the person alos be forced to leave US based on the HIV status? Second if a person needs to extend the...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...immigration status, contact your local Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) office. I also suggest that you read the HIV/AIDS and Immigration page here at The Body.Let me also point out that for other countries, laws regarding... Read more »

Hiv & Immigration

this is in response to the questions about being allowed into the country if you have hiv. I'm a hiv+ female and i just received my greencard in Aug 05. I married and American and in the process of applying for my greencard I had to get a special...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Thanks for sharing your experience. Certainly being married to an American does help. However, unfortunately the majority of HIV-positive folks who would like to come to the USA for any of a variety of reasons don't have that luxury.... Read more »
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ACRIA and GMHC

People With HIV Not Welcome Here

...permanent resident. This discriminates against gay men and lesbians. Further, the ban undermines the global fi ght against HIVAIDS by blocking access to treatment and returning people to countries where HIV care is limited or unavailable. Since... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

16% of New HIV Cases in Canada in 2005 Linked to Immigrants, Report Says

...Disease Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv .... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...better with providers to optimize their own health and well-being. Kimberly Keller, MSc, recently served as the San Francisco AIDS Foundation's Research Analyst and helped to develop a peer-education program on acute HIV infection for the San... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses 4 and Deaths At some point in life, 1 in 36 Hispanic/Latino men will be diagnosed with... Read more »
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HIV and immigration OUT of USA

Posted by Dizengoff, 4 Replies
...I am HIV+. My life is now over before it even began. All I want is someone to share my life with. I have tried, and cannot get a boyfriend... Read more »

Looking for a New York immigrant living with HIV

Posted by LTnewyork
...I am a reporter working on an article on immigrants living with HIV/AIDS. Please contact me at larrytung@hotmail.com if you are willing to share your experience. Your identity will not be revealed Read more »

Question about immigrating to USA!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...plans to come to the U.S. as my fiance (I am a U.S. citizen). It is been five years now since she was diagnosed with having HIV. With in that time, she traveled many times to US as a visitor without disclosing her status Or never been asked by... Read more »

immigration to the eu?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Anyone know of immigration policies to the EU? I know that if I want to get a long term visa in some countries that you are required to provide a health Read more »