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Should Hiv Testing Be Mandatory

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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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Report: Premarital HIV Testing to Be Mandatory for Muslims in Malaysian State

Beginning in January, Malaysia's northeastern state of Kelantan will require Muslim couples seeking to wed to undergo pre-martial HIV testing, the New Straits Times newspaper reported Thursday. Kelantan state Islamic Development Committee... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Singapore Health Minister Supports HIV Testing for Pregnant Women, Considers Mandatory Pre-Marital HIV Testing

Singapore Health Minister Khaw Boon Wan said he supports compulsory HIV testing for pregnant women and is considering requiring couples to get tested for the virus before being married, Channel NewsAsia reports ( Channel NewsAsia , 12/4). Last... Read more »
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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 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 »

Is mandatory HIV testing legal in the workplace (non-healthworker)

I have been in at my present employer for 2 1/2 years. My employer offers a profit-sharing program which I do not have to contribute any monies. I have been told by the employer that I am eligible for life insurance that is apart of the profit...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
I do not think mandatory testing is legal. However, the situation you describe for the profit sharing plan is very unusual. It is not typical to fund profit sharing plans with life insurance contracts or to have life insurance in a profit sharing... 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 »