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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
From
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The Philippine immigration chief said Thursday he has rescinded an order barring a movie and theatre actor who is HIV positive from entering the country, calling it a mistake and violation of the government's international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
From
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
From
ABS CBN News
UNDP report: Grim prospects for departed HIV positive migrants in South Asia

The United Nations Development Programme today launched a report that for the first time examines the linkages between migration and HIV in South Asia. The publication illustrates a general absence of support services and treatment for HIV for migrants in all South Asian countries, and points to large gaps in the HIV response. 

Published
30 November 2010
From
UNDP
India lifts travel curbs against HIV positives

After the U.S., China and Namibia, India has also lifted travel restrictions against HIV positive patients, local media reported Saturday.

Published
27 November 2010
From
Xinhuanet
China to relax AIDS test rules

CHINESE citizens staying overseas for more than a year may not in future be expected to undergo mandatory HIVAIDS tests when entering China according to a draft rule issued by the General Administration of Quality Supervision Inspection.

Published
26 November 2010
From
Shanghai Daily
India lifts HIV related questions in visa forms

India's Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has clarified that there are no travel or residency restrictions for People Living with HIV (PLHIV) coming to India.

Published
26 November 2010
From
One India News
South Korea: HIV test rules for foreigners to be eased

The Ministry of Health and Welfare said it will scrap compulsory human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) tests for foreigners seeking to acquire an entertainer’s E-6 visa, and workers renewing their E-9 visas here.

Published
26 October 2010
From
The Korea Times
Australia urged to scrap HIV travel bans

United Nations AIDS chief Michel Sidibe says Australia should follow the United States and China and remove travel restrictions affecting people who are HIV positive.

Published
27 August 2010
From
ABC News

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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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