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  1. Church Attendance in Men Who Have Sex With Men Diagnosed With HIV Is Associated With Later Presentation for HIV Care, Nicholas Van Wagoner et al., Clinical Infectious Diseases (2013)

    This study finds that men who have sex with men (MSM) and who attend church are more likely to present with lower CD4+ T- lymphocyte counts (LC) when seeking initial treatment, than do MSM who do not attend church. The researchers hypothesized that among ...

    admin - 3/6/2014 10:32am

  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. 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

  5. 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

  6. LGBTQ-Friendly Youth Organizations in New York City, Juvenile Justice Coalition, LGBTQ Work Group (May 2013)

    This directory, released May 2013 by the LGBTQ Work Group of the Juvenile Justice Coalition, lists LGBTQ-friendly youth organizations in the New York City metropolitan area. It lists community organizations (including addiction services and support; advoc ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/22/2013 11:35am

  7. The Continuing HIV Crisis in the U.S. South, Southern HIV/AIDS Strategy Initiative (2012).

    This report, released on November 28, 2012 by Southern HIV/AIDS Strategy Initiative (SASI), examines HIV epidemiology in the South using 2010 data from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and other government agencies. The report focuses on nine targete ...

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

  8. Comments to NYC ACS on Policy # 2012/XX – "Promoting a Safe and Respectful Environment for LGBTQ Youth and their Families Involved in the Child Welfare, Detention and Juvenile Justice System," CHLP (2012)

    The Center for HIV Law and Policy submitted these comments on September 26, 2012 to the New York City Administration for Children's Services (ACS) on the agency's proposed policy regarding LGBTQ youth involved in child protective and preventive ...

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

  9. Military Personnel: On the Move and Vulnerable to HIV/AIDS and Other Infectious Diseases, Stuart J. Kingma & Rodger D. Yeager, Civil-Military Alliance to Combat HIV/AIDS (2005).

    This white paper by the Civil-Military Alliance to Combat HIV & AIDS (CMA) discusses policy and operational issues regarding military personnel's vulnerability to HIV/AIDS and other infectious diseases. The military recruits members when they are ...

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

  10. Switzerland,HIV, and the Power of Pragmatism: Lessons for Drug Policy Development, Joanne Csete and Peter J. Grob, 23 Int. J. of Drug Pol. 82 (2012).

    This article reviews Switzerland's evolving drug policies over the past thirty years in an effort to demonstrate the relationship between public health services and reduced HIV prevalence among drug users. It traces changes in the Swiss government� ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/27/2019 3:01pm

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