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  1. Rapid Human Immunodeficiency virus-1 Testing on Labor and Delivery in 17 U.S. Hospitals: The MIRIAD Experience, Denise J. Jamieson, et. al. (2007)

    (The following summary is excerpted from the article's abstract): The objective of the study was to evaluate the feasibility, acceptability, and accuracy of rapid human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing during labor. The Mother-Infant Rapid Interv ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 12:38pm

  2. 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

  3. Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equity: Essential Goals for Saving Women’s Lives, World Health Organization (2008)

    This fact sheet provides brief arguments making the link between women's empowerment and positive health outcomes for women and newborns. It identifies specific legal, policy, and sociocultural changes that increase gender equality and how each of th ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/1/2016 12:52pm

  4. The Asthma Crisis in Low-Income Communities of Color: Using the Law as a Tool for Promoting Public Health, Alina Das, 31 N.Y.U. Rev. L. & Soc. Change 273 (2007)

    This article demonstrates the vital role that legal advocacy can play in improving the public health of low-income and minority communities. Using the example of asthma, which disproportionately affects low-income communities, African Americans, and Latin ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/14/2020 3:24pm

  5. Ryan White Legal Services in Palm Beach County: An Overview, David J. Begley, Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach County (2008)

    This document provides an overview of Ryan White CARE Act funded legal services in Palm Beach County, Florida, and discusses the important linkage between legal services and medical care for people living with HIV. By helping people with HIV maintain thei ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/18/2017 10:31am

  6. From Principle to Practice: Moving from Human Rights to Legal Rights to Ensure Child Health, Barry Zuckerman et al., 92 Archives of Disease in Childhood 100 (2007)

    This article supports the argument that legal services to enforce existing human rights protections are vital to improving child health and well-being and examines collaborations between medical clinics and legal advocates in the United States as a model ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 11/8/2020 3:33pm

  7. MedLaw Project: Legal Aid Program Improves Health Outcomes for Children, Families Through Medical-Legal Partnership with University, Anna Lisa Biason, 30 Cornerstone 12 (2008)

    This article highlights the connection between access to legal services and improved health outcomes, and the benefits of collaborations between the medical and legal communities in order to meet the full range of individuals' health care needs. It p ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/18/2017 10:32am

  8. Public Health Legal Services: A New Vision, David I. Schulman, Ellen Lawton, Paul R. Tremblay, Randye Retkin, and Megan Sandel, Boston College Law School Faculty Papers (2008)

    The authors of this paper propose a concept they call "Public Health Legal Services," which "encompasses those legal services provided by private sector attorneys to low-income persons the outcomes of which when evaluated in the aggregate u ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/18/2017 11:23am

  9. 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) - 3/6/2021 2:57pm

  10. 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

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