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Medical Workers With Hiv

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Medical worker with HIV

Hello there,I am a European consultant physician in training who contracted HIV 3 years ago. I started meds recently but otherwise am physically well. My colleagues locally have been supportive, but my diagnosis remains secret from my trainers, who...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
...question. On your first point, since you do not perform invasive procedures, you may not be required to inform an employer of your HIV status at all. That policy would be set by the hospital or clinic in which you worked abroad. On your second... Read more »

Do emergency medical workers need to know if a person has HIV?

If someone tests positive for HIV/AIDS, what happens if this person is, say, in a car wreck and... Read more »

can a HIV + person work in the medical feild

hi there had a big question. I am 30yr old and i have been positive for like 4 months now. doing... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Libya's Judicial Council Commutes Death Sentence for Medical Workers in HIV Infection Case

...confirmed on Sunday that the families of the children accepted a compensation package of about $460 million ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 7/17). The judicial council -- which can approve or cancel the Supreme Court's conviction of the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

ABC Examines Shortage of Medical Workers to Provide HIV-Positive Children in Lesotho With Treatment

... ABC's " World News " on Monday examined how a physician shortage in Lesotho is hindering efforts to provide HIV-positive children in the country with treatment. There are six pediatricians in Lesotho to serve a population of 800,000 children, Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Developing Countries Face Shortage of Medical Workers Trained to Treat HIV/AIDS, Malaria, TB, Reuters Reports

... Many developing countries are facing a shortage of medical workers -- leaving health care gaps in nations with high HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis burdens -- Reuters reports. Although Africa has 25% of the world's disease burden, it... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Medical Workers' Release Brings Attention to HIV/AIDS Epidemic in Libya, New York Times Reports

...released recently from Libyan prison after being sentenced to death for allegedly intentionally infecting hundreds of children with HIV is bringing attention to the country's HIV/AIDS epidemic, the New York Times reports. According to the ... Read more »
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HIV Positive Doctors and Medical Students

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...Hi everyone, I have good reason to be worried that I have HIV, and am waiting the time to be retested (first was negative, which was about one month after I think I could have been infected, Read more »

HIV-Specific Medications AT COST - a new service

Posted by CanDoMeds, 1 Reply
...To The Body Forum users, Please allow me to introduce a new public service that my company is offering to HIV-positive patients. My business partner, Dr. Mark Galea, and I have decided to create a special program for certain medical populations, Read more »

long time without hiv medication but ignored in sw

Posted by thriller, 2 Replies
...situation. I m not an "alternative freak" so dont get me wrong here. and im not saying to others what to do in their life with hiv. But am l alone in this situation?? I am reluctant to hear the same thing over and over again but still l want to... Read more »

Medication affecting HIV test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Where can I find out information about medication affecting results of HIV test? I was on antifungal when I took my test & worried about false negative. Read more »