HIV stigma needs to be tackled to eliminate disease in Japan

By Junko Horiuchi

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A Japanese dentist once told me I needn't worry about HIV in Japan because Japan is an island.

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Considering that your health results will be reported to the company (if you are on their insurance), it is extremely dumb to get tested on company check-ups. You are very likely to lose your job, since firing for health reasons is one of the few ways to terminate a full time worker.

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With 25000 registrated cases of HIV/AIDS Japan has the same number of cases as Australia which country has a relatively low number of cases among developed countries.

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