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  1. 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

  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. 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

  4. Pregnant Women Living with HIV/AIDS: Protecting Human Rights in Programs to Prevent Mother-to-Child Transmission of HIV, Center for Reproductive Rights (2005)

    Language from the document itself, created by the Center for Reproductive Rights, explains that, "this briefing paper addresses the fundamental human rights standards that governments must uphold in creating PMTCT programs. These standards include re ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/24/2020 5:17pm

  5. HIV Prevention in Maternal Health Programming Guide, United Nations Population Fund & EngenderHealth (2004)

    Because many women do not access health services outside of pregnancy, maternal health services provide an excellent resource for HIV interventions tailored to the needs of pregnant and postpartum women. Such services also provide the opportunity to provi ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/12/2020 3:13pm

  6. 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

  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. 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

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