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Is Hiv Test Mandatory Before Marriage

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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 »
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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Government of Goa, India Plans to Require Mandatory HIV Testing for Couples Before Marriage

The government of the western India state of Goa on Friday announced that it plans to amend the Goa Public Health Act to require couples registering for marriage to be screened for HIV, the Goa Herald reports ( Goa Herald , 3/17). If either or... 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 »

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 »

mandatory hiv test for dentists

Is it mandatory for dentists who practice dental surgery to get hiv tests regularly?...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
No, it is not mandatory for dentists or other dental health care workers to be routinely tested for HIV infection. The universal precautions or standard precautions as they are sometimes called that all dental health care professionals take are... 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 »

whyen you find after marriage your wife HIV postive

Posted by franklinjames, 1 Reply
I wnet to Africa in 2011 to marry the dream of my life return back to the states to prepare for her coming before this could happen she said we would have a better life in Africa being African American so I agreed and return to Africa to live with... Read more »

A drug-user I dated before marriage may have infec

Posted by Anonymous
I AM 33 YEARS OF AGE, AND FOUND OUT ABOUT 2 YEARS AGO I WAS HIV +
MY HUSBAND AND I HAVE BEEN TOGETHER ABOUT 10 YEARS. BUT BEFORE I
MET HIM I WAS INVOLVED WITH A PERSON THAT WAS A IV DRUG USER AND
I KNOW THAT IS WERE I GOT THE DISEASE FROM. I WANT TO... Read more »

Marriage

Posted by schokoo, 1 Reply
i'll get married soon, and in my country before u get married u have to 've some test done, like anti hiv. Because of that im stressed now, cous i got red eruption, i mean ,rash,like spot, on my under arm and hands,sometimes on my chest, either.... Read more »