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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 HIV Tests For Athletes

I was wondering if there is mandatory sports testing for contact sports (both professional and... Read more »

mandatory hiv test for dentists

Is it mandatory for dentists who practice dental surgery to get hiv tests regularly?... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Czech Patient Group Calls for Mandatory HIV Testing Among Health Professionals

The Czech Patients' Association recently called for mandatory HIV testing among all health workers in the country, the CTK/Prague Daily Monitor reports. Both the Czech Health Ministry and the Czech Doctors' Chamber oppose compulsory testing... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas Legislature Passes Bill That Requires Mandatory HIV Testing in State Prisons

A bill that expands HIV testing in the state prison system by establishing mandatory testing on inmates upon incarceration passed without a gubernatorial signature during the regular session of the 80th Texas Legislature, which ended Monday.Back to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mandatory HIV Testing Should Be Instituted for Public Health, Safety Officials Exposed to Bodily Fluids, Commentary Says

HIV testing should be mandatory in Massachusetts when public health or safety officials are exposed to a person's bodily fluids, Elissa Ely, a psychiatrist in the state, said on Monday in a commentary on NPR's "All Things Considered " (Ely, "All... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenya National AIDS Program Considering Mandatory HIV Testing

VOA News examines how Kenya's National Aids Control Council and STI Control Program (NASCOP) is considering proposing mandatory HIV testing for adults and children who seek medical care for other conditions, noting that some AIDS organizations 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 »

Employment HIV Test for Locals in the UAE

Posted by DubaiUAE10, 1 Reply
I just wanted to share that if you are a local and want to work in the UAE, you do not have to go and get tested for HIV for employment.

The UAE unfortunately has strict laws against HIV for expats and has a compulsory blood test for work visas for... Read more »