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  1. Written Testimony to the New York City Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) on Close to Home: Draft Plan for Limited Secure Placement, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2012)

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    admin - 3/14/2014 12:54pm

  2. National HIV/AIDS Strategy, Improving Outcomes: Accelerating Progress Along the HIV Care Continuum, The White House Office of National AIDS Policy (2013)

    This report is the first set of recommendations and actions steps for federal agencies to help meet the goals set forth in the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS). This report primarily focuses on improving rates of HIV diagnosis and care; however, one reco ...

    admin - 12/19/2013 11:21am

  3. Patient Perspectives on the Experience of Being Newly Diagnosed with HIV in the Emergency Department/Urgent Care Clinic of a Public Hospital, Katerina A. Christopoulos et al., PLOS ONE (2013)

    This study is part of a larger HIV care study, and examines patient perceptions regarding their HIV diagnosis experience in the emergency department/urgent care setting of a public hospital in San Francisco. The authors interviewed twenty-four patients – ...

    admin - 3/24/2014 11:45am

  4. The Impact of Anticipated HIV Stigma on Delays in HIV Testing Behaviors: Findings from a Community-Based Sample of Men Who Have Sex with Men and Transgender Women in New York City, Sarit A. Golub and Kristi E. Gamarel, AIDS Patient Care and STDs (2013)

    This study examines the association between anticipated stigma – the expectation of rejection or discrimination against by others in the event of seroconversion – and HIV testing behaviors among a sample of men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender ...

    admin - 3/24/2014 11:39am

  5. State Policies in Brief: Minors' Access to STI Services, the Guttmacher Institute, 2013

    This reference sheet provides a basic review of relevant laws granting minors authority to consent to STI services and HIV testing and treatment in all 50 states. It also designates the states in which confidentiality protections are afforded to minors se ...

    admin - 10/22/2013 12:10pm

  6. State Policies in Brief: Minors' Access to Contraceptive Services, the Guttmacher Institute, 2013

    This state-by-state reference sheet provides the relevant laws granting minors authority to consent to contraceptive services. According to the report, 46 states and the District of Columbia explicitly permit minors to consent to contraceptive services, t ...

    admin - 10/22/2013 12:10pm

  7. HIV Criminal Prosecutions and Public Health: An Examination of the Empirical Research; Patrick O’Byrne, Alyssa Bryan, and Marie Roy; Medical Humanities (July 2013)

    Using studies conducted in the United Kingdom, Canada, and several American states, this article analyzes awareness of HIV criminal laws, perceptions of the laws, and the laws' effect on public health. The authors found that the majority of survey re ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/8/2013 2:05pm

  8. Expanding the Availability and Acceptance of Voluntary HIV Testing: Fundamental Principles to Guide Implementation June 2007

    BACKGROUND Federal public health officials, recognizing that a significant percentage of people with HIV are not diagnosed until they present with AIDS-related illness, are recommending that the nation's healthcare providers offer HIV testing to all ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/7/2013 4:29pm

  9. Perspectives on the ethical concerns and justifications of the 2006 Centers for Disease Control and Prevention HIV testing recommendations, Michael J. Waxman, Roland C. Merchant, M. Teresa Celada, and Melissa A. Clark, BMC Medical Ethics (2011)

    This article summarizes perceived ethical merits and demerits of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)'s 2006 guidelines for HIV testing methods in U.S. clinical settings. While stating a continued commitment to "informed consent, ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/7/2013 4:29pm

  10. HIV Testing In Recent College Students: Prevalence and Correlates, Kimberly M. Caldeira et al., AIDS Education and Prevention (2012)

    This study examines the prevalence of HIV testing among unmarried college students across the United States. The researchers found testing to be more prevalent among women (49.8%) than men (32.9%), and among non-heterosexuals (77.7%) than heterosexuals (3 ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/7/2013 4:29pm

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