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  1. Hidden in the Mealie Meal- Gender-Based Abuses and Women’s HIV Treatment in Zambia, Human Rights Watch Report (2007)

    This 2007 Human Rights Watch report finds that while Zambia is one of many countries setting ambitious targets for rapidly scaling up antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV/AIDS, women's unequal status in Zambian society grievously undermines women ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/27/2020 5:45pm

  2. Impact of Counseling in Voluntary Counseling and Testing Programs for Persons at Risk for or Living with HIV Infection, David Holtgrave & Jean McGuire, 45 Clinical Infectious Diseases S240 (2007)

    In light of the 2006 CDC guidelines that encourage less counseling before and after HIV testing, this article's authors reviewed the evidence regarding voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) to determine the value of pre-and post-test HIV counseling ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/6/2019 1:32pm

  3. Power of Attorney Laws: Citations by State, American Bar Association Commission on Law and Aging

    This chart provides a state-by-state listing of power of attorney laws, which allow a person to appoint someone to handle their affairs if they are not able to do so. The chart was updated in December 2007. The chart provides a good reference point for in ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/9/2017 4:49pm

  4. 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

  5. Chronic Indifference: HIV/AIDS Services for Immigrants Detained by the United States, Human Rights Watch (2008)

    This report describes the failure of the United States Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to provide basic health care services to HIV-positive immigrants living in detention facilities. Due to the passage ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/28/2020 5:05pm

  6. United States and City of Stockton, CA, Settlement Agreement, U.S. Department of Justice

    In response to a complaint filed by an HIV-positive individual alleging that he was denied emergency medical services by the city's fire department, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) intervened and negotiated this settlement agreement. The complai ...

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

  7. Vickie Mayes, PhD., et al, Heterogeneity of Health Disparities Among African American, Hispanic and Asian American Women: Unrecognized Influences of Sexual Orientation, 92 American Journal of Health 632 (April 2002)

    This study compared health indicators, health status, behavioral risks and access barriers among self-identified African American, Hispanic, Asian-Americana and white lesbian/bisexual and heterosexual women in Los Angeles county. Among the racial groups, ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 12/23/2019 5:47pm

  8. Human Rights and HIV/AIDS: Now More Than Ever, Press Release, The Center for HIV Law and Policy

    On the advent of World AIDS Day, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (CHLP) emphasized that rights violations that impede the response to the AIDS epidemic globally are also a critical problem in the United States, stating that the United States' respo ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/8/2013 9:37am

  9. Human Rights and HIV/AIDS: Now More Than Ever, Open Society Institute

    At the 2006 United Nations High Level Meeting on HIV/AIDS, world leaders reaffirmed that the full realization of all human rights and fundamental freedoms for all is an essential element in the global response to the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Yet, 25 years into ...

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

  10. Letter to State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Conference Committee Regarding the 2008 Budget for Bilateral Family Planning and Reproductive Health, Center for HIV Law & Policy et al.

    Over 50 diverse non-profit organizations joined in submitting this letter to the members of the State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Conference Committee, asking that they maintain the Senate-approved $461 million funding level f ...

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