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  1. 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

  2. City of Garden Grove v. Superior Court of Orange County, 68 Cal. Rptr. 3d 656 (Cal. Ct. App. 2007)

    A California appeals court found that, although there may be tension between state and federal law, federal preemption is not automatic simply because the state and federal laws have different requirements. Here, a medical marijuana patient was pulled ove ...

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

  3. International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, 993 U.N.T.S. 3 (1976)

    The International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (the “ICESCR”) represents one-third of what is informally referred to as the “International Bill of Rights.” The other two thirds consist of the International Covenant on Civil and Politic ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/7/2018 3:50pm

  4. 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

  5. Convention on the Rights of the Child, 1577 U.N.T.S. 3 (1989)

    The Convention on the Rights of the Child (“CRC”) is an international treaty that discusses many of the rights children, some of which are in addition to those also enjoyed by adults. Particularly relevant to HIV/AIDS issues are: the right to life and cor ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/14/2017 11:57am

  6. The Health Care Experiences of Women with HIV/AIDS: Insights from a Focus Group (October 2003), Henry Kaiser Family Foundation

    The Kaiser Family Foundation commissioned a racially diverse group study of lower-income women with HIV/AIDS in Philadelphia, Los Angeles, Miami and Savannah to hear directly from them about their lives and the challenges they face in obtaining a full-ran ...

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

  7. Expanding the Availability and Acceptance of Voluntary HIV Testing: Fundamental Principles to Guide Implementation, The Center for HIV Law & Policy et al.

    In response to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) push for expanded rapid testing with decreased attention on counseling and informed consent, a group of HIV legal, medical, and service organizations endorsed these fundamental prin ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/8/2013 3:25pm

  8. 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

  9. Good News for HIV Positive Surgical Patients, Tim Horn, AIDSmeds.com (2007)

    This synopsis of a recent study on the impact of HIV infection on the surgical safety concludes that HIV-positive patients can safely undergo a wide range of surgical procedures without increased risks of side effects due to their HIV status. The study, p ...

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

  10. Complexities in HIV Consent in Adolescents, Wing Wah Ho et al., 44 Clinical Pediatrics 473 (2005)

    This article reviews the laws of informed consent and confidentiality related to HIV testing and treatment in adolescents, who represent a large proportion of people living with HIV. There is no uniform policy on minors' rights to consent to HIV test ...

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

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