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  1. Evidence Statement: Sexually Transmitted Infections (Screening and Counseling): Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV), K.P. Campbell (2006)

    This statement outlines the differences between Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) HIV screening recommendations for individuals who are not at increased risk for HIV infection. While the CDCs ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/19/2018 12:28pm

  2. 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

  3. Reproductive Rights Project, Financing Ignorance: A Report on Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Funding in New York, New York Civil Liberties Union (2007)

    This report assesses the result of an extensive study of the abstinence-only-until-marriage programs In New York that received federal funding through 2006. Since1998, New York has received $3.5 million a year for abstinence-only education, and the state ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/26/2018 6:13pm

  4. Statement on End of Abstinence-Only Program Funding, Commissioner Richard F. Daines, New York State Department of Health

    On September 20, 2007, New York State Department of Health Commissioner Richard Daines announced that New York would no longer accept federal abstinence-only-until-marriage funding. Since 1998, New York has received $3.5 million a year for abstinence-only ...

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

  5. Comparison of Patient Comprehension of Rapid HIV Pre-Test Fundamentals by Information Delivery Format in an Emergency Department Setting, Roland C. Merchant et al., 7 BMC Public Health 238 (2007)

    This paper discusses the results of two trials conducted in emergency rooms to compare patient comprehension of rapid HIV pre-test information using different methods to deliver this information. In one trial, patients received either no pre-test informat ...

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

  6. Statement and Recommendations on Scaling Up HIV Testing and Counselling, UNAIDS Reference Group on HIV and Human Rights

    This statement reinforces the principle that HIV testing and counseling must be implemented in ways that maximize benefits to individuals and public health while respecting, protecting, and fulfilling human rights obligations. The statement was issued by ...

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

  7. A Human Rights-Based Commentary on UNAIDS Guidance: HIV & Sex Work, Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network (2007)

    This commentary, published by the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network and endorsed by more than 40 organizations around the world, including the Center for HIV Law and Policy, is a comprehensive, excellent critique the the April 2007 UNAIDS Guidane Note on HI ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/10/2018 6:35pm

  8. An Act to Amend Section 1644.5 of the Health and Safety Code, Relating to Public Health, S.B. 443, California Senate

    This bill, subsequently passed by the Senate and signed by the Governor on September 11, 2007, allows HIV-positive men to have their sperm washed and used for fertility treatments. The bill allows the washed sperm to be used in artificial insemination and ...

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

  9. Understanding The Patient's Perspective on Rapid and Routine HIV Testing in an Inner City Urgent Care Center, Angela B. Hutchinson et al., 16 AIDS Education and Prevention 101 (2004)

    This study explored patient perspectives on rapid and routine HIV testing among primarily minority patients in an urgent care center at an urban public hospital. The results, broken down by gender, reveal the importance of voluntary testing, counseling, a ...

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

  10. State Policies in Brief: Minors' Access to STI Services, Guttmacher Institute

    This state-by-state reference sheet provides the relevant laws granting minors authority to consent to STI services and HIV testing and treatment. It also outlines the confidentiality protections afforded to minors seeking these services. According to the ...

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

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