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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. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Pregnancy and HIV Disease Progression During the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy, Jennifer H. Tai, et. al. (2007)

    (The following summary is excerpted from the article's abstract): Before the availability of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART), there was no clear effect of pregnancy on human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) disease progression. This has not ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 1:05pm

  6. Antiretroviral Regimens in Pregnancy and Breast-Feeding in Botswana, R.L. Shapiro, M.D., et als., 362 N. Eng. J. Med. 2282-94 (2010)

    This study reports strong evidence of the effectiveness of HIV antiretroviral therapy in substantially reducing the risk of HIV transmission from mother to child when taken by women during breastfeeding. Breastfeeding is normally the best way to feed an i ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 8/8/2019 3:49pm

  7. Sexual and Reproductive Health of HIV Positive Women and Adolescent Girls: A Dialogue on Rights, Policies and Services (EngenderHealth, Harvard University, ICW, Ipas, UNFPA), (2006)

    This report summarizes discussion from two international electronic fora in which advocates, service providers, and HIV-positive women discussed services and policies related to the sexual and reproductive health of HIV-positive women. While the discussio ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/24/2019 9:41am

  8. Engaging Men and Boys in Changing Gender-Based Inequity in Health: Evidence from Programme Interventions, World Health Organization (2007)

    This document presents examples of innovative approaches for engaging men and boys in changing gender-based health inequity and summarizes the evidence on the effectiveness of these approaches to date. The review analyzed data from 58 evaluation studies ( ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 3/29/2020 11:04am

  9. In Brief: Meeting the Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs of People Living with HIV, Guttmacher Institute & The Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (2006)

    Guttmacher Institute outlines the changing sexual and reproductive health needs of people living with HIV as the disease has become a manageable chronic disease. Included is information on fertility issues and childbearing, prevention of unplanned pregnan ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/12/2020 11:06am

  10. Committee on the Rights of the Child, General Comment No. 3, HIV/AIDS and the rights of the child, U.N. Doc. CRC/GC/2003/1 (2003)

    General Comment No. 3 was issued by the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child to promote the realization of the human rights of children in the context of HIV/AIDS as guaranteed under the Convention on the Rights of the Child (“CRC”). Genera ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/24/2020 4:11pm

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