Compulsory HIV testing as a precondition to employment, admission to educational institutions, the provision of medical service or any kind of service shall be deemed unlawful.
Exceptions to Prohibition on Compulsory HIV Testing
When charged with crime under the Revised Penal Code, Death penalty Act, Anti-rape Law
When resolving issues relevant to the Family Code
When complying with requirements of organ or blood donation
When informing health workers directly involved in treatment and care of persons with HIV/AIDS
When responding to legal proceedings where the main issue is the HIV status of a person
All health professionals, medical instructors, workers, employers, recruitment agencies, insurance companies, data encoders, and other custodians of any medical records, file, data or test results to observe strict confidentiality particularly the identity and status of persons with HIV
Release of HIV/AIDS Test Results will only be allowed to the following parties:
Person who was tested
Parent of minor if minor
Legal guardian of mentally handicapped person
Person authorized to receive results for AIDSWATCH
Justice of Court of Appeals or Supreme Court
Any person with HIV is obliged to disclose his/her HIV status and health condition to his/her spouse or sexual partner at the earliest opportune time.