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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
UAE: 60 HIV cases detected in last two months

“Those infected with HIV will be held in custody and deported to their respective home countries. People infected with tuberculosis will undergo medical treatment until they are cured and then sent back to their country,” Maisa’a Al Bustani said.

Published
21 March 2011
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Emirates 24/7
Philippines removes actor with HIV from immigration blacklist, allows him in after outcry

The Philippine immigration chief said Thursday he has rescinded an order barring a movie and theatre actor who is HIV positive from entering the country, calling it a mistake and violation of the government's international commitments.

Published
11 March 2011
From
Canadian Press
Ukraine will not demand information about AIDS from foreigners

Ukraine has abolished the obligation for foreigners to provide a certificate of absence of HIV/AIDS in obtaining a Ukrainian visa. It has also updated confidentiality rules.

Published
20 January 2011
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ForUm
Overseas Filipino workers in the UK raise concern over HIV test and criminalisation

Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in the United Kingdom have differing opinions on a mandatory HIV/AIDS test the government may consider as a requirement for every Filipino planning to work abroad.

Published
11 December 2010
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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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