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  1. The Legal Aid Safety Net: A Report on the Legal Needs of Low-Income Illinoisans, Chicago Bar Association et al.

    This report provides some support for advocates seeking to demonstrate the connection between access to legal services and address to essential services necessary to maintain health. It documents the need for legal assistance among low-income individuals ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/29/2020 4:46pm

  2. The Health of Homeless Adults in New York City, New York City Departments of Health and Mental Hygiene and Homeless Services (2005)

    This report discusses relationships between homelessness and health and puts them in context by studying the health of the homeless population in New York City. As the report notes, having physical illness and deteriorating mental health can contribute to ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/14/2020 3:37pm

  3. CEDAW, The Treaty for the Rights of Women: Rights That Benefit the Entire Community, Leila Rassekh Milani et al., eds., The Working Group on Ratification of the U.N. Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women

    This document summarizes the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and describes the status of CEDAW in the United States, and describes CEDAW’s impact on several issues, including HIV/AIDS. It provides excelle ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/9/2020 4:40pm

  4. International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS Vision Paper #2: Access to Care, Treatment, and Support (2004)

    HIV-positive women need access not only to appropriate health care and antiretroviral medications, but also to HIV treatment support. This paper discusses the unique barriers women face to Access to Care, Treatment, and Support (ACTS). Issues include the ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/9/2020 5:03pm

  5. The Johannesburg Statement on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, and Human Rights (2004)

    This statement was adopted at a meeting of African lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender organizations, with fifty-five participants from twenty-two groups representing sixteen countries across the continent. It is addressed to African member government ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/10/2020 5:24pm

  6. Understanding The Patient's Perspective on Rapid and Routine HIV Testing in an Inner City Urgent Care Center, Angela B. Hutchinson et al., 16 AIDS Education and Prevention 101 (2004)

    This study explored patient perspectives on rapid and routine HIV testing among primarily minority patients in an urgent care center at an urban public hospital. The results, broken down by gender, reveal the importance of voluntary testing, counseling, a ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  7. Planning Your Health Care in Advance: How to Make Your End-of-Life Wishes Known and Honored, New York State Office of the Attorney General (2005)

    This thorough consumer guide to New York law provides information and sample forms to help users exercise their right to make treatment decisions and ensure that their wishes for end-of-life-care are understood and respected by care givers, family, and fr ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/25/2019 2:08pm