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  1. Recommendations for Use of Antiretroviral Drugs in Pregnant Women Infected with HIV-1 for Maternal Health and for Reducing Perinatal HIV-1 Transmission in the U.S., U.S. Public Health Service Task Force Perinatal Guidelines Working Group (2008)

    The July 2008 version of the guidelines includes language that reaffirms an HIV-positive pregnant woman’s right to retain control over treatment decisions that affect her and her fetus. The Nov. 2007 version had inexplicably omitted language about a woman ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/19/2018 12:33pm

  2. Statement Calling for Revision of the CDC Policy on HIV-Positive Health Care Workers, Larry Gostin (2008)

    In this statement provided to the Center for HIV Law & Policy, Professor Larry Gostin, an internationally recognized public health lawyer, calls on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to revisit its policy on HIV-positive health care w ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 1/15/2018 4:11pm

  3. Comments on Veterans Affairs Proposed Rule-- RIN 2900-AN20, Elimination of Requirements for Prior Signature Consent and Pre- and Post-Test Counseling for HIV Testing (2009)

    These comments on the December 2008 Department of Veterans Affairs’ Proposed Rule amending HIV testing patient protections were submitted on behalf of Lambda Legal, the American Civil Liberties Union, the Center for HIV Law and Policy, and the AIDS Founda ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/29/2018 4:24pm

  4. HIV Testing: Pregnant Women and Newborns, HIV Law Project (2009)

    In an effort to influence the national debate regarding the testing of pregnant women and newborns for HIV, the HIV Law Project drafted this report to explain why the current trend toward opt-out testing is neither effective for preventing mother-to-child ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/18/2018 4:36pm

  5. HIV Testing During Pregnancy: A Literature and Policy Review, Open Society Institute, Public Health Program (2008)

    In the wake of changes in HIV testing guidelines as they affect pregnant women, including policy changes issued by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (which in 2006 eliminated requirements that pregnant women be counseled before HIV testing and ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/15/2018 6:08pm

  6. Protecting HIV-Positive Women’s Human Rights: Recommendations for the United States National HIV/AIDS Strategy, Aziza Ahmed et al., 17 Reproductive Health Matters 127 (2009)

    This article argues that the U.S. National HIV/AIDS Strategy must explicitly commit to a human rights framework when developing programs and policies that address the needs of women. This is particularly vital with regard to government-sanctioned stigma a ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 5/11/2016 12:08pm

  7. Integrating Gender Into HIV/AIDS Programmes in the Health Sector, World Health Organization (2009)

    This is a guide focused on healthcare program managers, addressing gender issues in HIV testing and counseling, prevention of mother-to-child transmission of HIV (PMTCT), and HIV treatment and home-based care. It also includes a module on elements of gend ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 12:42pm

  8. What You Need To Know About Missouri Laws On HIV, Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services (2008)

    The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services requires that all individuals who test positive for HIV sign – and initial every paragraph of – a form in which HIV-positive individuals must acknowledge potential criminal liability, punishable by 10 ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/29/2018 4:05pm

  9. Reproductive Choice and Women Living with HIV/AIDS, Ipas (2008)

    This handout discusses reproductive health issues facing women living with HIV around the world. It argues that human rights and public health require women have control over their reproductive decisions and access to voluntary counseling and testing (VCT ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/18/2020 3:40pm

  10. Guidelines for HIV-Positive Health Care Workers, The Center for HIV Law & Policy (2008)

    This chart summarizes the guidelines and policies currently in place regarding HIV-positive health care workers (HCW) in all 50 states, as well as some U.S. territories. For each state, the chart includes any relevant guidelines, statutes, or regulations, ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/25/2021 3:27pm

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