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Is Hiv Test Mandatory Before Marriage In Usa

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indian State Plans to Make HIV Test Mandatory Before Marriage

Legislators in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday discussed plans to make HIV testing mandatory for couples seeking to marry. The proposed bill was brought up after lawmakers underwent voluntary HIV tests as part of an... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Nigeria: Mandatory HIV Tests Before Marriage

This article was reported by The Sun News . The Sun News reported that as part of a new National HIV Prevention Plan, Nigeria recently passed a statute that requires mandatory HIV testing before couples can get married in Christian or Muslim... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indian State Maharashtra Proposes Mandatory HIV Tests Before Marriage

A committee of lawmakers in India's Maharashtra state on Wednesday proposed that the state pass a law requiring HIV tests before marriage, The Hindu reports ( The Hindu , 2/1). If approved, the law would be the first of its kind in the country.... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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 »


Dear Dr. Bob,First of all, I, like most people who post and read, think you're a saint. As I was reading, I got angry at the far too many rude, angry or just plain mean questions I found in the archives, so I started a lengthy diatribe about...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi David,Thanks for your support. I was hoping Miss Manners would someday write in and chastise these rude numbskulls. I can only guess these ill-mannered questioners must have mood rings that are a perpetual foul brown color. And I'm quite... 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 »

Immigrants living in the USA!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Hello everyone. The past 2 weeks questions have been posted with regards to travelling outside the USA and coming back into the USA if you are not an American citizen. I must say thank you very much to Scotcharles for the information provided.... Read more »

Do you know which generation of blood test primarily used in USA?

Posted by hope2012, 1 Reply
I had Oraquick, ClearView Rapid test at HIV agency in Texas state which I know is 2nd generation. Then had another two ordered by doctors, but the doctors, nurses, hiv agency, State and County health department, CDC, all can not tell which... Read more »