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Insurance

Obtaining some forms of insurance can be problematic for people living with HIV. NAPWA believes that people should not be arbitrarily excluded from insurance on the basis of their HIV status. We are working to eliminate discrimination in this area.

Life insurance now an option

Positive Living article • Adrian Ogier • 7 March 2013
living with HIV

Once upon a time, HIV was viewed as too much of an insurance risk. But these days, some Australian companies are offering full policies for people living with HIV. read more »

Disclosing your HIV status: a guide to some of the legal issues

Story • HIV/AIDS Legal Centre (NSW) • 15 October 2008

This booklet contains the relevant law on disclosure of HIV status as it applies in New South Wales as at 1 January 2008. read more »

Good news stories

Positive Living article • David Menadue • 19 December 2004

The new year is upon us so I thought I’d look for a some good news stories to kick 2005 off on a positive note! Surprisingly I had little difficulty in finding examples of HIV-positive people who have fought a discriminatory policy or practice which worked against them because of their status—and who won out in the end. read more »

Life insurance ban unjustified: study

Positive Living article • Paul Kidd • 1 October 2003
living with HIV

People with HIV should not be excluded from taking out life insurance policies, a Swiss study has concluded. read more »

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