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  1. Paying the Price: Failing to Deliver HIV Services in Louisiana Parish Jails, Human Rights Watch (2016)

    This report from Human Rights Watch presents troubling findings from the Louisiana parish jails and its abysmal medical care for many inmates living with HIV. Contrary to CDC recommendations, many inmates have little or no access to HIV testing and treatm ...

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  2. Changing Patterns of Diagnoses and Prevalence of HIV Infection Among Latinos Indicate Need for More Effective Prevention Intervention Strategies for Targeted Communities (2015)

    Latinos are disproportionately affected by HIV infection in the United States. The rate of HIV infection in 2013 was nearly three times that of non-Hispanic whites according to the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) published by the Centers for ...

    admin - 5/10/2020 11:49am

  3. Moving Beyond Biomedicalization in the HIV Response: Implications for Community Involvement and Community Leadership Among Men who have Sex with Men and Transgender People, Peter Aggleton & Richard Parker, American Journal of Public Health (2015)

    Despite biomedical advances in the fight against HIV, Aggleton and Parker argue, many socially excluded groups continue to face disproportionately high transmission rates, as well as stigma, discrimination, and violence. They see this failure as a result ...

    admin - 10/13/2015 1:21pm

  4. In Harm’s Way: State Response to Sex Workers, Drug Users, and HIV in New Orleans, Human Rights Watch, 2013

    This report, released in December 2013, is based on research conducted between February and September of that year in New Orleans, Louisiana, a city with the second highest rate of HIV infection in the United States and the fourth highest rate of AIDS amon ...

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  5. Southern HIV Infrastructure Study

    The Southern HIV/AIDS Strategy Initiative, a broad-based coalition of HIV/AIDS Advocates lead by the Duke AIDS Legal Project, has published an in depth analysis of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in a severely affected city in Louisiana. Released in April, 2014, the ...

    admin - 10/27/2019 7:05pm

  6. Undetectable Blood Viral Load and HIV Transmission Risk: Results of a Systematic Review, James Wilton, CATIE (2013).

    CATIE aims to provide people living with HIV (PLWH) or hepatitis C, at-risk communities, health care providers, and community organizations with up-to-date resources and expertise to reduce transmission and improve quality of life. This article provides a ...

    admin - 8/27/2014 1:24pm

  7. HIV and Sex Workers, The Lancet (2014)

    At the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia, in July, 2014 advocates issued a call for the decriminalization of sex work as a means of reduce the spread of HIV. In conjunction with that call, The Lancet, a weekly peer-reviewed general ...

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  8. The Affordable Care Act, The Supreme Court, and HIV: What are the Implications?, The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation (2012)

    In light of the Supreme Court ruling in National Federation of Independent Business v. Sebelius, the Secretary of Health and Human Services has limited authority to enforce the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Nevertheless, the ACA has the potential to signific ...

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  9. HIV and Viral Hepatitis Fact Sheet, Centers for Disease Control (March 2014)

    People with HIV are disproportionately affected by viral hepatitis, with about a 25% coinfection rate with hepatitis C virus (HCV) and a 10% coinfection rate with hepatitis B virus (HBV). This CDC HIV and Viral Hepatitis fact sheet provides an overview of ...

    admin - 7/14/2014 10:59am

  10. HIV and Tuberculosis- A Deadly Human Syndemic, Candice K. Kwan and Joel D. Ernst, Clinical Microbiology Reviews (2011)

    Of the 33.4 million people living with HIV in 2008, nearly a third were estimated to have latent or active tuberculosis (TB); of the 9.4 million cases of TB, an estimated 15% were coinfected with HIV. This journal article reviews the current knowledge of ...

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