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  1. The impact of criminalization of HIV non-disclosure on the healthcare engagement of women living with HIV in Canada: a comprehensive review of the evidence, Sophie Patterson et al., Journal of the International AIDS Society (2015)

    The criminalization of HIV non-disclosure may undermine public health goals for women living with HIV (WLWH) in Canada. The authors reviewed a total of 23 articles published between 1998 and 2015. Evidence suggests that criminalizing HIV non-disclosure ca ...

    admin - 11/24/2019 12:44pm

  2. Charlie Sheen HIV Status Announcement Provides Teachable Moments

    Tuesday's announcement by Charlie Sheen regarding his HIV status garnered much media attention. As disappointing as the sensationalism around that has been, it also provided a national spotlight and a  "teachable moment" on the issues that ...

    admin - 11/20/2015 4:22pm

  3. Confidentiality, Third-Party Billing, & the Insurance Claims Process: Implications for Title X, Abigail English, Robin Summers, Julie Lewis, and Clare Coleman, The National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association (NFPRHA) (2015)

    Tthe National Family Planning & Reproductive Health Association (NFPRHA) issued this important white paper to address a complex question of major current concern- how to provide confidential health care services for individuals with health insurance wi ...

    admin - 9/20/2017 11:49am

  4. Protecting Adolescent Confidentiality Under Health Care Reform: The Special Case Regarding Explanation of Benefits (EOBs), K.P. Tebb, E. Sedlander, G. Pica, A. Diaz, K. Peake & C.D. Brandis (2014)

    This report focuses on the confidentiality concerns for dependent adolescents and young adults using health insurance. According to the report, adolescents and young adults are more likely to seek health services, disclose health risk behaviors to a clini ...

    admin - 1/7/2020 5:02pm

  5. From Sickness to Badness: The Criminalization of HIV in Michigan, Trevor Hoppe, Social Science & Medicine (2013)

    This article follows the development of the “criminalization of sickness” through “moralizing narratives of HIV infection that serve to construct HIV as a form of badness deserving of legal intervention and, thus, social control.” Through a case study of ...

    admin - 7/14/2014 10:55am

  6. “Notify Your Partners – It’s the Law”: HIV Providers and Mandatory Disclosure, Bronwen Lichtenstein, PhD, Kathryn Whetten, PhD, and Casey Rubenstein, MSW, Journal of the International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (2013)

    This study examines HIV counseling practices in Alabama and North Carolina – states with different HIV control laws but similar HIV epidemiology. Both states require mandatory disclosure, but North Carolina’s public health code features an additional seve ...

    admin - 5/6/2018 12:08pm

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Ending overly broad criminalisation of HIV non-disclosure, exposure and transmission: Critical scientific, medical and legal considerations, UNAIDS (2013)

    This publication of UNAIDS supplements their 2008 report Policy Brief on criminalisation of HIV transmission, which analyzed the use of the criminal law against HIV positive defendants across the globe, and made recommendations about reducing these prosec ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/15/2017 11:09am

  10. Participant Observation at a Youth HIV Conference, Rena Greifinger et al., Qualitative Social Work (2013)

    This study sets forth the findings of participant observers at the One Love Project, a five-day conference for young people living with HIV and their allies from across the country. Observers – including the Founding Director of the One Love Project, a cl ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/29/2019 12:24pm

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