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HIV testing requirements for children entering the USA

I am a u.s.citizen living outside the u.s.a.I have one child 12 years old and I am going to apply for him for a green card.my question is.When I apply for my childs green card in a u.s.embassy outside the u.s. can the embassy force my child to take...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

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Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. For the answers to these questions in your specific situation, you will need to contact your local US embassy or consulate directly. More information about HIV issues related to immigration and green cards can also be... Read more »

Are certain professionals required to have HIV tests?

A guy I was dating (a semi-pro basketball player for the International Basketball Association)said... Read more »

required hiv testing for pregnant women

What types of drug regimen for HIV positive pregnant women are there? Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Official: UN Chief Asks South Korea to Lift HIV Test Requirement for Foreign Teachers

... During a visit to South Korea last week, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon asked Prime Minister Kim Hwang-sik to end HIV testing requirements for foreign teachers. In January, South Korea lifted travel bans for most non-nationals with HIV/AIDS.... Read more »
U.S. Department of State

HIV Testing Requirements for Entry Into Foreign Countries

...foreign citizens (workers, family, etc.) applying for residence permits must submit locally performed medical exams, including HIV tests. Anyone who tested positive is immediately deported. No Belarus All persons staying... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Health Workers in New York State Call for Change in HIV Testing Requirements

...emergency department workers, paramedics and EMTs -- are hoping to change a state law that requires written consent prior to HIV testing of patients in the event that health workers experience needle-stick injuries, the Albany Times Union ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

House Judiciary Committee Approves Bill That Would Alter HIV Testing Requirements for Prison Inmates

...for the virus. The new bill is sponsored by Rep. Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) (Itkowitz, CQ Today , 7/25) . Under the bill, HIV tests would be required for inmates entering and leaving prison. Inmates would be allowed to opt out of HIV testing... Read more »
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Info from NYC dept of health? Is 4 weeks suffice?

Posted by Anonymous
...infected. Doctors may suggest and HIV PCR test if they think a person has been infected with HIV in the past few days or weeks. Is HIV testing ever mandatory? In New York State, HIV testing is generally voluntary and cannot be done without the... Read more »

Rapid test

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi ANYONE KNOW THE GENARATION OF HIV RAPID TESTS? THE ONE WHERE THEY TAKE A BLOOD FROM THE ARM? THANKING YOU IN ADVANCE Read more »

Urine Testing for HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...on results). Recently, I accepted a new position with a new company. The company's insurance vendor requires that you take an HIV test via urine sample. If I am positive, I definitely do not want my company's insurance vendor to deny me coverage... Read more »