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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 ...

    admin - 3/10/2020 5:47pm

  2. IAPAC Guidelines for Optimizing HIV Care Continuum for Adults and Adolescents, International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (2015)

    The International Association of Providers of AIDS Care (IAPAC) published its Guidelines for Optimizing HIV Care Continuum for Adults and Adolescents earlier this month. The guidelines, representing IAPAC’s efforts to close the gaps along the HIV care con ...

    admin - 5/10/2020 11:28am

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. An HIV Cure and Vaccine within the Next 15 Years? (2015)

    Early in 2015, Bill Gates expressed optimism that a vaccine and a cure for HIV would be developed within the next fifteen years. There are certainly grounds for such optimism, with a number of studies, spanning back to 2009, providing promising results. On ...

    admin - 2/15/2018 5:31pm

  6. 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 ...

    admin - 3/10/2020 6:06pm

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Turner v. Colvin, WL 1401928 (C.D. Cal. 2014)

    Turner, the plaintiff, applied for Social Security Disability Insurance and Supplemental Security Income benefits based on bipolar disorder, HIV infection, lymphoma, and hepatitis C infection. An administrative law judge’s (ALJ) rejected his application, c ...

    admin - 10/22/2015 11:27am

  10. 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 ...

    admin - 3/10/2020 6:25pm

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