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Name: Philippine AIDS Prevention and Control Act of 1998 (No. 8504).
Country: Philippines
Subject(s): Non-discrimination
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1998-02-13
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, 1998-06-28, Vol. 94, No. 26, pp. 79-88
ISN: PHL-1998-L-54104
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=54104&p_lang=en
Bibliography: Official Gazette, 1998-06-28, Vol. 94, No. 26, pp. 79-88
Legislation on-line Legislation on-line The House of Representatives, Congress of the Philippines PDF of Act PDF of Act (consulted on 2012-02-07)
Abstract/Citation: Prohibits compulsory HIV testing and discrimination on the basis of HIV status or suspected HIV status in employment and access to services. Provides for the right of privacy for HIV infected persons and access to health care. The State shall promote public awareness, education and information with regard to HIV. Reestablishes the Philippine National AIDS Council (PNAC) which shall be attached to the Department of Health.
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