HIV positive doctors deserve support

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7101.190b (Published 19 July 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:190
  1. Roger Drew, Project directora,
  2. Geoff Foster, Consultant physicianb
  1. a Family AIDS Caring Trust, PO Box 970, Mutare, Zimbabwe
  2. b Mutare Provincial Hospital, PO Box 30, Mutare

    Editor—We were disturbed by the reports that Dr Patrick Ngosa had been struck off the medical register for refusing to take an HIV test and continuing to work after learning that his former lover was HIV positive.1 2 3 We would like to raise two points of concern. Firstly, was Dr Ngosa treated …

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