Tag archive for ‘mandatory HIV testing’
By The Dispatch On Tuesday, December 5th, 2017

HIV/AIDS, a major health issue

Some people may think that HIV is far away from their lives. But in fact, HIV has become a major global public health issue. The WHO reported that 36.7 million people were living with HIV in 2016. Unfortunately, More...

By Brandon Jones On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017
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California Gov Jerry Brown signs law lowering failure to disclose HIV to partner, blood donation from felony to misdemeanor

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a bill Friday that lowers from a felony to a misdemeanor the crime of knowingly exposing a sexual partner to HIV without disclosing the infection. This measure will also apply to blood More...

By Robert On Saturday, May 17th, 2014

Philippines DOH clarifies position on ‘mandatory’ HIV testing in response to critics

Several HIV interest groups recently criticized the DOH for its plans to implement “mandatory” HIV testing while citing provisions in the 1998 AIDS law that does not allow “compulsory” testing. In More...

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