Questionnaire On The Attitude Of Health Workers To Hiv Patients
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Attitudes to HIV and HIV Testing in High Prevalence Areas of China: Informing the Introduction of Voluntary Counseling and Testing ProgrammesThe researchers conducted a cross-sectional survey using self-completion questionnaires to assess knowledge of and attitudes toward HIV and HIV testing among health professionals and pregnant women in Yunnan Province in southwest China. The goal of... Read more »
Massachusetts: Trained Community Health Workers From Local Program Help Homeless HIV Patients Overcome a Variety of IssuesAround 80 HIV patients in Greater Boston participate in the Prevention and Access to Care and Treatment program. It is operated by the nonprofit Partners in Health, which is best known for its global work. Started in 1997, PACT assigns trained... Read more »
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WorkPositive, Inc.Yes. You have every reason to be concerned about discrimination, which is apparently becoming fashionable again in some quarters. I encourage you to obtain that letter from your doc. This is the solution we most often recommend. Note: if your doc... Read more »
WorkPositive, Inc.Only one class of health care worker can disclose a person's HIV status to a third party to my knowledge, and that is the treating MD. The law varies by state, so make sure you know the law in your state. In most states, the only person to whom... Read more »
University of North CarolinaHi thereIf the lancet actually punctured your skin after performing the accucheck then there could be a risk for HIV transmission, though I would say this is small it isn't zero. Since it has been a week since the incident I would not recommend... Read more »
Member, City of NY Bar Association Committee on AIDSDear Writer, Thank you for writing into www.thebody.com.Based on your short recitation of the facts you may have a credible federal claim of employment discrimination based on disability (HIV+) if 1) you can amply demonstrate the causal nexus... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesMichael Carter
Lipodystrophy too high a price for two years of extra life, say patients
The majority of HIV-positive Californians would be prepared to have their life expectancy shortened by over two years if it meant avoiding the disfigurement of... Read more »
Posted by matthewAZ, 1 ReplyI have been learning to live well with HIV for the past three years and I have determined that attitude and perspective are vital to doing well. I once thought that I was going to die and I did very poorly, in health, in social circumstances, in... Read more »
Posted by AnonymousI am a health care worker in Baltimore. Every other patient that
I come into contact with in my clinic is an HIV or AIDS patient.
I would like everyone who has this disease to know that I pray
for a cure everyday, and do my best to help those who... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 5 RepliesHi,
I am a student at Fordham and our professor gave us a research project concerning "The attitudes towards HIV/AIDS.
We are to find a research problem and a research question.
I would like to ask all of you, as to what do you think my research... Read more »
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