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HIV and confidentiality in India

Joe Thomas


Abstract

A review of literature in the Indian, database provides only a few anecdotal reports on the questions of informing the spouse of an HIV positive person, the role of blood banks and confidentiality in the workplace, with no comprehensive studies on the subject. One approach to the question could be to look at the mechanisms of discrimination, the cause and consequence of such practices and how we can combat the discrimination by health care providers.

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