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  1. 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) - 6/6/2018 4:07pm

  2. 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

  3. HIV/AIDS, Unwanted Pregnancy and Abortion: The Situation Today-- And What Needs to Be Done, Ipas (2008)

    This handout discusses current issues around the world affecting the rights of HIV-positive women considering childbirth and abortion and calls for research and laws protecting HIV-positive women's access to neutral and comprehensive pregnancy counse ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 4/10/2018 6:24pm

  4. 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

    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) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  5. 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

  6. Justice for the Unprotected Against Sexually Transmitted Infections among the Confined and Exposed (JUSTICE) Act of 2007, H.R. 178, U.S. House of Representatives, 110th Congress, First Session

    Sponsored by Representative Barbara Lee of California, the JUSTICE Act is an example of legislation that seeks to prevent the spread of HIV and other STIs in correctional facilities without violating basic human rights principles. Unlike other legislation ...

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

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

    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) - 5/8/2013 1:46pm

  8. Housing Opportunities for People With AIDS (HOPWA) Short-term Housing Facilities Fact Sheet, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of HIV/AIDS Housing

    This one-page fact sheet outlines requirements for short-term housing facilities supported under the Housing Opportunities for People With AIDS (HOPWA) program. Short-term facilities are intended to provide temporary shelter to eligible individuals to pre ...

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

  9. Permanent Housing Placement Service Fact Sheet, Housing Opportunities for People With AIDS (HOPWA), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of HIV/AIDS Housing

    This fact sheet briefly outlines eligible and ineligible expenses and recovery of deposits through the Permanent Housing Placement Service through the Housing Opportunities for People With AIDS program (HOPWA). The sheet also provides websites for further ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/25/2020 2:57pm

  10. Short-Term Rent, Mortgage, and Utility (STRMU) Fact Sheet, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of HIV/AIDS Housing

    This fact sheet provides information on Short-Term Rent, Mortgage, and Utility (STRMU) Assistance through the Housing Opportunities for People With AIDS (HOPWA) program. STRMU is time-limited housing assistance designed to prevent homelessness and increas ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 2/25/2020 2:59pm

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