India: Gujarat high court rules that hospitals, media should respect privacy of PLHIV

AHMEDABAD: Gujarat high court on Thursday directed that the identity of HIV positive people should not be disclosed by hospitals, as it could deter other patients from coming for treatment. The bench of Chief Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharya and Justice J B Pardiwala called for strict concealment of the HIV positive person’s identity in response to a PIL filed by advocate Vijay Nangesh.