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Postby lofaawork » 02 Apr 2012, 16:51

Free and Anonymous ABBOTT HIV rapid test - a special service for gay male
This service is provided by Gay Community Center Taipei http://zh-tw.facebook.com/pages/%E5%A4%A7%E5%8F%B0%E5%8C%97%E5%90%8C%E5%AD%B8%E6%9C%83/160160320764149?sk=wall&filter=12
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Re: Free & Anonymous HIV rapid test for Gay male

Postby jimipresley » 02 Apr 2012, 19:01

Is this service only available to gay males?
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Re: Free & Anonymous HIV rapid test for Gay male

Postby Chris » 02 Apr 2012, 20:42

Are you sure it's truly confidential?

When I was getting my health check for my APRC, Ren'ai Hospital had a statement that said: "Your test results are confidential. If you test positive for HIV, we will report you to the authorities in a confidential way." :noway:
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Re: Free & Anonymous HIV rapid test for Gay male

Postby lofaawork » 03 Apr 2012, 02:07

jimipresley wrote:Is this service only available to gay males?


It's FREE for gay male. One would have to pay for the test if not gay, I'm afraid :oops:
Still, it's an anonymous test service for whoever needs it :bow:
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Re: Free & Anonymous HIV rapid test for Gay male

Postby lofaawork » 03 Apr 2012, 02:08

Chris wrote:Are you sure it's truly confidential?

When I was getting my health check for my APRC, Ren'ai Hospital had a statement that said: "Your test results are confidential. If you test positive for HIV, we will report you to the authorities in a confidential way." :noway:


This is an anonymous test service. HIV positive is not an issue here in our office :bow:
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Re: Free & Anonymous HIV rapid test for Gay male

Postby Confuzius » 03 Apr 2012, 02:11

lofaawork wrote:
jimipresley wrote:Is this service only available to gay males?


It's FREE for gay male. One would have to pay for the test if not gay, I'm afraid :oops:


Um...couldn't someone just CLAIM they are gay and get the free test, or is there some sort of 'gay exam' to determine one's sexual preference to see whether or not they need to pay?
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Re: Free & Anonymous HIV rapid test for Gay male

Postby Charlie Phillips » 03 Apr 2012, 02:44

Confuzius wrote:
lofaawork wrote:
jimipresley wrote:Is this service only available to gay males?


It's FREE for gay male. One would have to pay for the test if not gay, I'm afraid :oops:


Um...couldn't someone just CLAIM they are gay and get the free test, or is there some sort of 'gay exam' to determine one's sexual preference to see whether or not they need to pay?


That's exactly what I was thinking. And who is administering the tests? You provide pictures of a barely furnished apartment and invite gays only. How do we know you are not just looking for a boyfriend or starting some kind of cult where you give a quick test, identify someone as HIV positive, sell them expensive drugs that destroy the immune system, then have the cult members recruit more...?

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Re: Free & Anonymous HIV rapid test for Gay male

Postby John » 03 Apr 2012, 02:46

Which HIV rapid test is used?

What is the test specimen (blood, saliva)?

How is this funded?

Who administers the test?

Do you have any links to online references in Chinese about this service?

And..I also wonder..why gay men only, and how is sexuality determined?
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Re: Free & Anonymous HIV rapid test for Gay male

Postby jimipresley » 03 Apr 2012, 02:55

lofaawork wrote:
jimipresley wrote:Is this service only available to gay males?


It's FREE for gay male. One would have to pay for the test if not gay, I'm afraid :oops:
Still, it's an anonymous test service for whoever needs it :bow:

So who, exactly, are you? Could you please supply some details? This is a community website, and offers of free, confidential HIV tests are generous and welcome. Some specifics, please. :bow:

I could just walk in, claiming to be gay and get a free, "confidential" test, 'cause I'm a man, right?

And, pray tell, why are women excluded from this benefit?
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Re: Free & Anonymous HIV rapid test for Gay male

Postby StuartCa » 03 Apr 2012, 10:10

lofaawork wrote: HIV positive is not an issue here in our office :bow:


Maybe not in your office (kind of obvious for an HIV clinic) but don't you still have to tell the government if a foreigner is HIV+?
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