Search results

Search results

  1. Preconception Health Care for HIV-infected Women, Ericka Z. Aaron and Shannon M. Crinthi (2007)

    (The following summary is excerpted from the article's abstract): The advent of potent antiretroviral therapy coupled with the dramatic reduction in mother-to-child transmission seen over the past decade has allowed women with HIV infection to live l ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/15/2018 5:47pm

  2. The Asthma Crisis in Low-Income Communities of Color: Using the Law as a Tool for Promoting Public Health, Alina Das, 31 N.Y.U. Rev. L. & Soc. Change 273 (2007)

    This article demonstrates the vital role that legal advocacy can play in improving the public health of low-income and minority communities. Using the example of asthma, which disproportionately affects low-income communities, African Americans, and Latin ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/14/2020 3:24pm

  3. From Principle to Practice: Moving from Human Rights to Legal Rights to Ensure Child Health, Barry Zuckerman et al., 92 Archives of Disease in Childhood 100 (2007)

    This article supports the argument that legal services to enforce existing human rights protections are vital to improving child health and well-being and examines collaborations between medical clinics and legal advocates in the United States as a model ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/8/2020 3:33pm

  4. Guidance on Provider-InitiatedHIV Testing and Counsellingin Health Facilities, World Health Organization (2007)

    Although the WHO endorses opt-out HIV testing, this guidance on provider-initiated testing in health care settings demonstrates that “opt-out” testing can have many different meanings. Unlike the CDC’s 2006 guidelines, the WHO guidelines appear to recogni ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/6/2018 4:07pm

  5. Idaho AIDS Found., Inc. v. Idaho Hous. & Fin. Ass'n, 422 F. Supp. 2d 1193 (D. Idaho 2006)

    Using funds provided under the Housing Opportunities for Persons with AIDS (HOPWA) program, plaintiff provided housing assistance, including medical health services, case management, and other supportive services to people living with HIV/AIDS. The defend ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/25/2020 4:28pm

  6. 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

  7. 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) - 6/30/2020 4:29pm

  8. Political Declaration on HIV/AIDS, G.A. Res. 60/262, U.N. Doc. A/RES/60/262

    The Political Declaration, adopted by the United Nations General Assembly in June 2006, renews the General Assembly’s commitment to the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS issued in 2001. It commits to several actions as part of a human rights-based app ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/29/2020 4:31pm

  9. Effectiveness of Interventions to Manage HIV in Prisons—Provision of Condoms and Other Measures to Decrease Sexual Transmission

    This paper, jointly authored by the WHO, UNAIDS, and the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, discusses the reality of life in correctional settings and asserts that distribution of condoms is necessary to help stop the sexual transmission of HIV in those settin ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 7/9/2020 4:46pm

  10. John Gill Smith v. City of Philadelphia, Settlement Order, U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania

    In response to a complaint filed by an HIV-positive individual alleging that he was denied emergency medical services by the City of Philadelphia, the U.S. Attorney General’s Office intervened and negotiated this settlement order. The complaint alleged th ...

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

Pages