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  1. Comments on the May 2005 Draft Report of the New York City Commission on HIV/AIDS, Sisters Mobilized for AIDS Research and Treatment (SMART)

    Responding to the May 2005 draft report of the New York City Commission on HIV/AIDS, the Center for HIV Law and Policy drafted comments on behalf of SMART, Inc (Sisters Mobilized for AIDS Research and Treatment). SMART and CHLP endorsed many of the Commis ...

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

  2. Late Versus Early Testing of HIV--16 Sites, United States, 2000-2003, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 52 MMWR 581 (2003)

    This study compared individuals who tested positive for HIV early in the course of the disease with those who tested later in the course of the disease, and found that later testers were significantly more likely to be younger, to be black or Hispanic, to ...

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

  3. Sex, Drugs, Prisons, and HIV, Susan Okie, 356 New England Journal of Medicine 105 (2007)

    This New England Journal of Medicine article examines many of the facts, perceptions, and proposed solutions to the HIV epidemic--and the behaviors and policies that drive it--occurring behind bars. The prohibition of condom availability, absence of needl ...

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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. New York State Society of Surgeons v. Axelrod, 572 N.E.2d 605 (N.Y. 1991)

    Several medical organizations brought an Article 78 proceeding to compel the Commissioner of Health and the New York State Public Health Council to add HIV infection to lists of communicable and sexually transmissible diseases. The lower court dismissed t ...

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

  9. 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

  10. 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

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