HIV Patients In Yemen Denied Health Care, HRW Says

Media sources highlight claims from Human Rights Watch that HIV patients in Yemen are denied health care services.

New York Times: HIV Patients in Yemen Face Hospital Evictions
“Patients infected with HIV are being ordered out of hospitals in Yemen, even when they are in dire need of care, a human rights group says…” (McNeil, 11/3).

Human Rights Watch: Yemen: HIV Patients Denied Health Care
“People with HIV and AIDS are routinely denied care within Yemen’s health care system, Human Rights Watch said in an October 2014 letter to the Yemeni minister of health released today. Yemeni authorities should end discrimination by health workers against people with HIV and ensure patients’ equal access to health care services, as mandated by a 2009 law…” (11/3).

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