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  1. Preconception Health Care for HIV-infected Women, Ericka Z. Aaron and Shannon M. Crinthi (2007)

    (The following summary is excerpted from the article's abstract): The advent of potent antiretroviral therapy coupled with the dramatic reduction in mother-to-child transmission seen over the past decade has allowed women with HIV infection to live l ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/15/2018 5:47pm

  2. The Asthma Crisis in Low-Income Communities of Color: Using the Law as a Tool for Promoting Public Health, Alina Das, 31 N.Y.U. Rev. L. & Soc. Change 273 (2007)

    This article demonstrates the vital role that legal advocacy can play in improving the public health of low-income and minority communities. Using the example of asthma, which disproportionately affects low-income communities, African Americans, and Latin ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/18/2017 11:30am

  3. From Principle to Practice: Moving from Human Rights to Legal Rights to Ensure Child Health, Barry Zuckerman et al., 92 Archives of Disease in Childhood 100 (2007)

    This article supports the argument that legal services to enforce existing human rights protections are vital to improving child health and well-being and examines collaborations between medical clinics and legal advocates in the United States as a model ...

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

  4. Guidance on Provider-InitiatedHIV Testing and Counsellingin Health Facilities, World Health Organization (2007)

    Although the WHO endorses opt-out HIV testing, this guidance on provider-initiated testing in health care settings demonstrates that “opt-out” testing can have many different meanings. Unlike the CDC’s 2006 guidelines, the WHO guidelines appear to recogni ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/6/2018 4:07pm

  5. International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS (ICW) Vision Paper #6: HIV Positive Women and Drug and Alcohol Use (2007)

    The International Community of Women Living with HIV/AIDS (ICW) reports on the results of its project Silent Voices, a program devoted to gathering the stories of HIV-positive drug and alcohol using women in the United Kingdom. The Paper discusses the wom ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/21/2018 4:49pm

  6. International Guidelines on HIV/AIDS and Human Rights, 2006 Consolidated Version, UNHCHR & UNAIDS, HR/PUB/06/9

    A revised and consolidated version of the original guidelines published in 1996, the purpose of the Guidelines is “to assist States in creating a positive, rights-based response to HIV that is effective in reducing the transmission and impact of HIV and A ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/20/2017 4:18pm

  7. John Gill Smith v. City of Philadelphia, Settlement Order, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

    In response to a complaint filed by an HIV-positive individual alleging that he was denied emergency medical services by the City of Philadelphia, the U.S. Attorney General’s Office intervened and negotiated this settlement order. The complaint alleged th ...

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

  8. Missing the Boat: Why Do So Many Patients Receive Little or No HIV Treatment in NYC?, Slide Presentation, Jay Dobkin, M.D., Gold Foundation Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons (2006)

    Prepared by Jay Dobkin, M.D., Arnold P. Gold Foundation Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Columbia College of Physicians and Surgeons, these slides establish, based on data from the NYC Department of Health, that thousands of individuals who have ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/17/2018 4:33pm

  9. The New Medicaid Citizenship Documentation Requirement: A Brief Overview, The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (2006)

    This report examines the February 2006 provision of budget legislation requiring all Medicaid applicants and recipients who are U.S. citizens to provide a birth certificate or passport to become eligible for the program. While the provision was passed as ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/10/2018 4:15pm

  10. Surgical Outcomes in Human Imunodeficiency Virus-Infected Patients in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy, Michael A. Horberg et al., 141 Archives of Surgery 1238 (2006)

    This study analyzes the effects of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy (HAART) on surgical outcomes for people living with HIV. It concludes that, HIV-positive patients can safely undergo a wide range of surgical procedures and that, in many cases, HIV s ...

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

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