HIV/AIDS Bill passed in Parliament: All you need to know
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The Lok Sabha on Tuesday passed the HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2017, which will strengthen the rights of the people infected with the disease. Here are some important features you need to know about the HIV/AIDS Bill passed in Lok Sabha:

- The government will soon come out with a new test and treat policy for the people living with HIV for providing free treatment to them
- No HIV test, medical treatment or research will be conducted on a person without his informed consent. It also has a provision under which no person shall be compelled to disclose his HIV status except with his informed consent, and if required, by a court order
- Equal rights to the people affected by HIV and AIDS in getting treatment, admissions in educational institutions and jobs
- No discrimination against persons infected with HIV on ground of treatment, employment and workplace
- Every HIV infected or affected person below the age of 18 years has the right to reside in a shared household and enjoy the facilities of the household

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