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Legal Ramifications Of Hiv And Aids

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Legal action against HIV+ve person

I feel sympathetic for those suffering from HIV, but quite the opposite for those who KNOWINGLY INFECT others.I am -ve but I've been involved in sexual relationship with a few over the years. Hence, I am wondering, if a HIV +ve person who knows...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...positive! That's over 250,000 folks where disclosure isn't even an issue but safe sex remains of paramount importance. From a legality perspective, the issue is also more complex than your post would suggest. There are a variety of hodgepodge... Read more »

HIV, legal rights, insurance, and discrimination

Rick could you please discuss what one may need to know after testing positive to hiv regarding... Read more »

Legal issues regarding aids in the workplace

Hello like many others I am doing a research paper on the legal aspect of aids in the workplace. I... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

High Cost, Lack of Legal Services in Kenya Undermines Efforts to Fight HIV/AIDS Epidemic, Report Says

...The high cost of legal services in Kenya leaves many people susceptible to human rights abuses -- including sexual violence, discrimination, property Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ghana: Legal Rights of People Living with HIV/AIDS

...of Ghanaian non-governmental organizations met with government leaders in Accra on Friday at a conference for lawyers on the legal rights and social issues facing people with HIV/AIDS. The workshop, organized by AIDS Alert Ghana with support from... Read more »
Lambda Legal

Lambda Legal Releases Report on HIV Stigma and Discrimination in Advance of World AIDS Day

...about the lives of those with HIV and use it to inform their decisions." In advance of World AIDS Day (December 1), Lambda Legal released an evidence-based report on the continuing stigma and discrimination faced by people living with HIV to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

USA Today Examines HIV/AIDS, Legal System in China

... USA Today on Wednesday examined legal issues surrounding HIV/AIDS in China, a country that "tightly" controls its legal system and "routinely" dismisses lawsuits that Read more »
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Legal/Policy Specialist HIV/AIDS in the workplace

Posted by Anonymous
... Description: 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 Read more »

How to legally find out AIDS death?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...have not shared my concern with my friend or anyone else. But, I am very concerned. I do not want to hurt anyone. Is there a legal way to find out if the man died of AIDS? A death certificate can only be obtained by immediate family, a... Read more »

HIV and legal/financial issues

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...hi guys anybody know which states have the best health care and support for low-income positives? i was diagnosed HIV positive last November - now i'm moving back to the U.S. in about two months and am currently looking for a job. i'm trying Read more »

Communicable disease test for work? Is that legal?

Posted by BayRS, 2 Replies
I just have a quick question and I need all the opinions I can get, please. Is it true that places like McDonalds, KFC, etc...make you get a communicable disease test in order to become a manager? I heard that you need to go to training and also... Read more »