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  1. Client Acknowledgment Form, Kalamazoo County Health and Community Services (2007)

    This form is presented to individuals who test positive for HIV in Kalamazoo, Michigan.  After testing positive, clients are asked to sign and date the form, in the presence of a witness, attesting to the fact that they have been informed of behaviors tha ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/29/2018 4:19pm

  2. People v. Odom, 276 Mich. App. 407, 740 N.W. 2d 557 (2007)

    In 2004, an HIV positive inmate in Michigan was convicted on three counts of assault when he allegedly punched and spat on correctional officers during an altercation. Because he was bleeding from the mouth during the assault, A.O.'s spitting led to ...

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

  3. Reproductive Choice for Women and Men Living with HIV: Contraception, Abortion and Fertility, Therese Delvaux and Christiana Nostlinger (2007)

    (The following summary is excerpted from the article's abstrac t): This paper reviews the literature on the fertility-related needs of women and men living with HIV and how the entry points represented by family planning, sexually transmitted infecti ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/15/2021 3:15pm

  4. Southern States Manifesto: Update 2008 HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the South, Southern AIDS Coalition

    This report is an update of the 2002 Southern States Manifesto, which described the disproportionate impact of the HIV epidemic on communities in the Southern states as well as the challenges those in the South face in working to address the HIV crisis. T ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/9/2021 5:37pm

  5. Impact of Counseling in Voluntary Counseling and Testing Programs for Persons at Risk for or Living with HIV Infection, David Holtgrave & Jean McGuire, 45 Clinical Infectious Diseases S240 (2007)

    In light of the 2006 CDC guidelines that encourage less counseling before and after HIV testing, this article's authors reviewed the evidence regarding voluntary counseling and testing (VCT) to determine the value of pre-and post-test HIV counseling ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/6/2019 1:32pm

  6. 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) - 8/18/2021 4:22pm

  7. 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

  8. Costs and Consequences of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Recommendations for Opt-out HIV testing, David R. Holtgrave, PLoS Medicine (2007)

    In this study, Dr. David Holtgrave examines the cost effectiveness of routine “opt-out” HIV testing, the intervention that the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends, in terms of dollars spent per HIV infection averted. The CDC r ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/20/2021 1:47pm

  9. The U.S. Anti-Prostitution Pledge: First Amendment Challenges and Public Health Priorities, Nicole Franck Masenior & Chris Beyrer, 4 PLoS Medicine 1158 (2007)

    This article discusses the implications of the U.S. Global AIDS Act of 2003, which requires that all organizations that receive federal AIDS funding have a policy that explicitly opposes prostitution and sex trafficking. This “Prostitution Pledge” has pos ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 12/23/2019 4:54pm

  10. Legal and Ethical Implications of Opt-Out HIV Testing, Catherine Hanssens, The Center for HIV Law & Policy (2007)

    The 2006 guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend that opt-out screening for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) without written patient consent be part of routine clinical care and imply that state HIV-associated laws in co ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/20/2021 12:35pm

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