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HIV+? Don't worry, some UAE clinics will not tell the authorities

Many clinics suspected of not informing health authority about positive cases.

Published
06 February 2012
From
Emirates 24/7
Immigration to allow partners with HIV into New Zealand

An inconsistently applied government immigration policy which has frequently seen New Zealand gay and bi men separated from their overseas partners has been amended, in a move which is welcomed by people with HIV.

Published
23 November 2011
From
Gay NZ
Russia to ban Tajik migration over HIV, TB threat

Russia may soon close its borders to immigrants from the Central Asian state of Tajikistan, according to Russia’s chief medical officer.

Published
14 November 2011
From
RT
United Arab Emirates introduces mandatory pre-departure HIV, TB tests for migrant workers

Alarming rise in TB, HIV cases has prompted authorities to subject newcomers to mandatory medical tests

Published
28 September 2011
From
Gulf News
Fiji lifts travel ban for people living with HIV

The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) applauds a decision by the Government of Fiji to lift its restrictions on entry, stay or residence based on HIV status.

Published
26 August 2011
From
UNAIDS
Armenia lifts travel ban for people living with HIV

UNAIDS commends the decision by the Government of Armenia to lift its travel restrictions for people living with HIV. The reforms—which took effect yesterday—align the country’s legislation with international public health standards.

Published
18 July 2011
From
UNAIDS
International AIDS Conference 2012: No Progress on Visas for Drug Users or Sex Workers

One year from the International AIDS Conference in Washington, D.C., prospects are looking dim for sex workers and drug users who want to attend.

Published
15 July 2011
From
Housing Works
VIDEO: Are HIV travel restrictions justified?

Rajan Datar looks at whether there are still health risks attached to letting travellers with HIV in or whether is it just intolerance.

Published
28 June 2011
From
BBC
U.N. Slams North Korea's Immigration Policy on HIV Carriers

A United Nations health body recently criticized North Korea's immigration policy that banishes HIV carriers from the country as being discriminatory, a media report said.

Published
16 June 2011
From
Lexis News
HIV tests axed for returning Chinese

The controversial regulation ordering Chinese nationals to take a compulsory HIV test if they have lived abroad for more than a year has been cancelled, Beijing Morning Post reported Wednesday.

Published
20 April 2011
From
China Daily

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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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