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  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Letter to the American Medical Association House of Delegates Regarding Proposed Resolution 517 for Mandatory Testing of Pregnant Women, The Center for HIV Law and Policy et al. (2009)

    This letter, authored by CHLP and joined by seventeen other organizations, opposes a proposed AMA resolution calling for mandatory testing of pregnant women (Resolution 517). The letter cites evidence that informed consent is not a barrier to care and, in ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/15/2018 6:21pm

  4. U.S. Organizations Speak Out on Women and HIV to Inform Health Policy and National AIDS Strategy, Press Release, The Center for HIV Law & Policy (CHLP), CHANGE, ICW, WORLD (2009)

    The Center for HIV Law and Policy (CHLP), along with thirteen organizations working to advance the health and rights of women living with HIV in the United States, sent a series of policy directives to the Office of National AIDS Policy and related federa ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/15/2017 4:38pm

  5. Implementing Routine HIV Testing in Clinical Settings in Massachusetts, Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Office of HIV/AIDS (2009)

    In conjunction with a clinical advisory, the Massachusetts Department of Health (MDPH) issued these guidelines to assist health care providers with implementation of routine HIV testing in health care settings. Like the clinical advisory, the subtext of t ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/30/2017 9:49am

  6. HIV Infection Among Young Black Men Who Have Sex with Men—Jackson, Mississippi, 2006-2008, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 58 MMWR 77 (2009)

    This article provides the results of a survey of risk behavior and HIV testing behavior among young African-American men who have sex with men (MSM) in the Jackson, Mississippi area who received HIV diagnoses between 2006 and 2008. In the United States, A ...

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

  7. HIV and Pregnancy: Medical and Legal Considerations for Women and Their Advocates, Center for HIV Law and Policy (2009)

    This report and guide outlines the medical and legal issues surrounding HIV and pregnancy in the United States. It makes it clear that persistent beliefs among medical, social service, and justice system professionals that women with HIV should avoid chil ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/13/2018 3:28pm

  8. 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

  9. Know Your Rights: HIV and Pregnancy, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2010)

    Women who are HIV-positive and pregnant or considering becoming pregnant often face judgment and discrimination from the very medical care providers they rely upon to keep them healthy. This brief front-and-back handout provides an outline of the rights o ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/10/2018 5:50pm

  10. 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

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