members of the Joint United Nations Programme of the United Nations (UN) on HIV / AIDS (UNAIDS, UNAIDS) called on all countries to abolish any restrictions on entry into its territory of HIV-infected patients.In this case, the relevant statements made during the meeting of representatives from UNAIDS and members of the Inter-
In this regard, the view is worth quoting UNAIDS Executive Director Michel Sidibé (Michele Sidibe), who is confident in the ability of the IPU to play a leading role in the abolition of national laws that discriminate against carriers of the virus immunodeficiency.In addition, according to Sidibe, accessibility of funds for HIV prevention has led to the fact that at the moment any restrictions on the entry of such patients have completely lost their relevance.
reports on the pages an Internet resource medportal.ru, members of the Inter-Parliamentary Union, which has 120 member countries, also called for improving the legal framework of all countries in order to protect HIV-infected people from discrimination based on their existing disease.
Recall that from January 1 this year, the US government canceled the incumbent for more than two decades, a travel ban on HIV carriers in the United States.In November last year a similar change in legislation planned for the Chinese authorities, the Ministry of Health of the Celestial Empire is going to coincide with the abolition of the ban to the international exhibition "Shanghai Expo", which will begin on May 1.
Today, as has been said above, the restrictions on the entry of HIV-infected patients in some form contained in the legislation of 52 states of the world, with 10 of them (which include Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Libya, Iraq andColombia) introduced a complete ban on the entry of people.As for the Russian laws, according to their requirements of any foreign citizen who has been diagnosed with HIV, it is subject to immediate deportation from the country.