World Aids Day: Travel insurers need to overcome ‘resistance’ to covering HIV


The number of HIV-friendly travel and life policies has increased over the years, but many of the terms of those policies mean that HIV is still treated insensitively by insurers. According to Emerald Life research on World Aids Day, 1 December, one in 17 gay men still do not take out insurance because they worry an insurer will assume that they are HIV positive. "We need to educate our community, but the insurance world also needs to be more positive to show that it is inclusive and non-discrim