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  1. Letter to Mike Reitz, President and CEO of BlueCross BlueShield Louisiana, Re: BlueCross BlueShield of Louisiana’s Refusal to Accept Federal Ryan White HIV/AIDS Program Premium Subsidies for People Living with HIV (Jan 27, 2014)

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    admin - 5/6/2018 11:43am

  2. Letter in Response to the New SHEA Guideline for Healthcare Workers with Hepatitis B Virus, Hepatitis C Virus, and/or Human Immunodeficiency Virus; Michael S. Saag, Kathleen E. Squires, Judith A. Aberg, and Arlene Bardeguez; Executive Committee of the HIV

    The Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA) revised their guidelines for the Management of Health Workers Who are Infected with Hepatitis B Virus, Hepatitis C Virus, and/or Human Immunodeficiency Virus, which are designed to help ensure pati ...

    admin - 7/22/2019 4:21pm

  3. Letter to the Editor: “I Need My Nurse!” Nurses and the Criminalization of HIV in North America, J. Craig Phillips, Jean-Laurent Domingue, Duane A. G. Morrisseau-Beck, Journal of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (2013)

    This letter to the editor raises concerns related to the lack of involvement of nursing professionals in the campaign to end the criminalization of HIV in North America.  While HIV-related criminal laws, public health laws, and laws governing nursing prac ...

    admin - 8/28/2019 4:53pm

  4. Letter to New York City Mayor Urging End to Condom Confiscation (2014)

    This advocacy letter, submitted by a coalition of community and advocacy organizations to New York City Mayor de Blasio, urges the mayor to issue an executive order prohibiting the practice by police and prosecutors of citing condom possession as evidence ...

    admin - 6/15/2017 11:04am

  5. Statement of Policy: Opposing Stigma and Discrimination against Persons with Communicable Diseases, National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO) (2013)

    This is a policy statement issued by the National Association of County & City Health Officials (NACCHO) on the urgent need to address stigma and discrimination against persons with communicable diseases, including HIV, STIs, all forms of viral hepati ...

    admin - 4/3/2014 4:01pm

  6. Correctional Facilities as Partners in Reducing HIV Disparities, Josiah D. Rich, MD, MPH, et al. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes (2013)

    This journal article reviews statistical trends related to incarceration, HIV prevalence, and access to quality healthcare across various demographics (age, gender, race/ethnicity). People of color are overrepresented in prison populations, with blacks an ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/7/2013 4:29pm

  7. This is How We Win: A Toolkit for Community Advocates, Ending and Defending Against HIV Criminalization, A Manual for Advocates, Volume 3, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2013)

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    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/6/2017 1:32pm

  8. US Conference of Mayors, Resolution on HIV Criminalization (adopted June 25, 2013).

    The U.S. Conference of Mayors passed an HIV anti-criminalization resolution calling for the elimination of HIV-specific criminal laws on June 25, 2013.  The resolution endorses the recommendations of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS (PACHA) f ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 10/7/2013 4:29pm

  9. Risk of HIV Infection Per Single Sexual Exposure to An Individual Living With HIV And Other Life Events With Comparable Risk of Occurrence, The Center for HIV Law and Policy (2011)

    Much of the discrimination that PLWH experience-- from the workplace to the many criminal laws that target them-- is based on a gross misunderstanding of the actual routes and statistical likelihood of HIV transmission. There is a broad lack of understand ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 9/21/2019 6:10pm

  10. H.R. 1843/S.1790, REPEAL HIV Discrimination Act Outreach Toolkit (2013)

    H.R. 1843, the Repeal Existing Policies that Encourage and Allow Legal (REPEAL) HIV Discrimination Act, was introduced on May 7, 2013 by U.S. Congresswoman Barbara Lee (D-Calif.) and Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.).   S.1790 was introduced on D ...

    Anonymous (not verified) - 6/15/2017 11:54am

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