Persons with HIV/AIDS Rights Advocacy Association of Taiwan and the Taiwan Tongzhi Hotline Association have in a joint statement with criticized the Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital for such a practice, according to taipeitimes.com.
The Kaohsiung Medical University Chung-Ho Memorial Hospital is a premier private hospital that boasts of serving the public interest according to government policies as well as being a medical center and a teaching hospital.
The Greater Kaohsiung City Government’s Department of Health imposed a NT$30,000 (US$1,000) fine on the hospital in March after ruling that its conduct constituted a violation of the HIV Infection Control and Patient Rights Protection Act.
It is the first time the government has issued a fine in a matter of this nature.
The case involved conducting an…
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