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National survey of HIV willful exposure laws, regulations, and policies.

National survey of HIV willful exposure laws, regulations, and policies.

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Published by State of Maryland, Dept. of Health and Mental Hygiene, AIDS Administration in [Baltimore] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Maryland.
    • Subjects:
    • AIDS (Disease) -- Law and legislation -- Maryland.,
    • HIV (Viruses).

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsMaryland. AIDS Administration.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKFM1557.5.A35 N38 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[8] leaves ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL937977M
      LC Control Number95621846
      OCLC/WorldCa31192066

      The Center for HIV Law and Policy (CHLP) is a national legal and policy resource and strategy center in the United States working to reduce the impact of HIV on vulnerable and marginalized communities and to secure the human rights of people affected by HIV. CHLP's founder and executive director is . Nearly 38 million people are living with HIV, million became newly infected in , and key populations and their sexual partners accounted for 54% of new HIV infections in The legal environment—laws, enforcement and justice systems—has immense potential to better the lives of HIV-positive people and to help turn the crisis around.

        Three dozen U.S. states and territories have laws criminalizing HIV in one form or another, according to the SERO Project. The Center for HIV .   Thirty-six states have laws that allow unconsented HIV testing of source patients in select cases of occupational exposure when such exposures occur to health care providers rendering care in the hospital setting. 2 Each state has its own requirements for unconsented HIV testing, resulting in substantial differences among laws in different.

      Perinatal Quick Reference Guide for Clinicians iv State Policies Relating to HIV testing, AZ-1 – AZ To the Reader: The Compendium of State HIV Testing Laws describes key state HIV testing laws and policies. Each state’s HIV testing laws are unique and many have undergone revision or supplementation since the release of the CDC’sFile Size: KB. This Quick Reference Guide for clinicians is a summary of relevant Georgia state HIV testing laws. Note that if a section in this Quick Reference Guide reads “no specific provisions were found,” provisions actually might exist for this topic within the state’s statutes, codes, or rules and regulations, but probablyFile Size: KB.


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National survey of HIV willful exposure laws, regulations, and policies Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. National survey of HIV willful exposure laws, regulations, and policies. [Maryland. AIDS Administration.;]. Criminal Laws. Many states have HIV-specific criminal laws.

These laws impose criminal penalties on people who know they have HIV and consciously expose others to it without informing them first. Prevalence and Public Health Implications of State Laws That Criminalize Potential HIV Exposure in the United States external icon ().

For the past three decades, legislative approaches to prevent HIV transmission have been used at the national, state, and local levels. and policies. book One punitive legislative approach has been enactment of laws that criminalize behaviors associated with HIV exposure (HIV-specific criminal laws).Cited by: Fast Facts: Laws and policies are structural interventions that can be facilitators or barriers to effective human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) prevention and care activities.

Examples of these laws and policies include: 46 states plus D.C. require reporting of all CD4 and viral load laboratory data to HIV surveillance programs. This HIV Policy Resource Bank category includes legal and advocacy tools that address issues such as criminal prosecution for spitting and other regulations that pose no risk of HIV transmission, the status of state criminal laws across the country, the effect of criminal exposure laws on sex workers, prosecution for HIV exposure as it relates to.

This guide provides state-by-state information on statutes, regulations, and policies related to HIV testing.

For each state, the information is broken out into the following categories: informed consent, counseling, provisos of testing (anonymous, rapid, routine), disclosure, prenatal and neonatal testing, and minor/adolescent testing. instrumental in the formulation of this National Workplace Policy on HIV/AIDS.

This initiative is also in keeping with the objectives and strategies of the Government approved National HIV/AIDS Strategic Plan and the Vision 20/20 Operational Plan which identifies strategies for addressing HIV and AIDS in the Size: KB. HIV/AIDS Laws & Regulations Reporting and Partner Services.

Part 63 - HIV/AIDS Testing, Reporting and Confidentiality of HIV-Related Information; The Impact of New York's HIV Reporting and Partner Notification (HIVRPN) Law: General Findings Report (PDF) Frequently Asked Questions for Patients diagnosed with HIV/STD; Frequently Asked Questions.

Many of the UK’s HIV policies were designed to combat the perceived threat at the height of HIV concerns in the s and have now been left behind by Author: Department of Health And Social Care. This book provides a wide-ranging assessment of laws and policies that impact HIV and AIDS.

It shows how laws and regulations can either underpin or undermine good public health programs and. Laws: Chapter Health and Welfare. Cost of HIV testing for certain crime victims payable by department of health and senior services, when, conditions.

Definitions. Blood-borne pathogen standard required for occupational exposure of public employees to blood and other infectious materials -definitions - requirements of needleless system and sharps - violations.

The report said the language and enforcement of HIV laws often “run counter” to science about how HIV is transmitted. “Often judges and prosecutors [in these cases] will talk about HIV like Author: Shawn Radcliffe. National HIV/AIDS Policy and other policy documents), the National Aids Council, through its Ethics, Law and Human Rights Sector, commissioned a study to review all existing policies, laws, practices and directives with a bearing on HIV/AIDS to assess the compatibility of the current approach with the Constitution of Botswana, the extent to.

Anonymous Testing – Patient’s name is not recorded with test results. Confidential – Patient’s name is recorded with test results. HIV Prevention Counseling – Refers to an interactive process of assessing risk, recognizing specific behaviors that increase the risk for acquiring or transmitting HIV and developing a plan to take specific steps to reduce risks.1 o Pre-test counseling.

This is an invaluable resource for lawyers, policy makers, and other practitioners with an interest in countries' responses to HIV/AIDS. Legal Aspects of HIV/AIDS: A Guide for Policy and Law Reform covers 65 wide-ranging topics in a concise, accessible format, explaining how laws and regulations can either underpin or undermine public health programs and responsible personal behavior.

The Health Policy Project HIV policy analysis and advocacy decision models are systematic structures and methodologies designed to help stakeholders create an inventory of country policies, analyze these policies against international best practices and human rights frameworks, assess policy implementation, and create a strategic advocacy plan.

HIV positive sex workers can also be at risk of criminal prosecution under various state and territory laws regarding HIV exposure and transmission. Scarlet Alliance, the Australian Sex Workers Association, has extensive experience in documenting the impacts of the different models of sex industry regulation.

Thirty-six states have laws that allow unconsented HIV testing of source patients in select cases of occupational exposure when such exposures occurs to health care providers rendering care in the hospital setting (Table 1).

2 Each state has its own requirements for unconsented HIV testing, resulting in substantial differences among laws in Cited by: 4. exposure, sex work, adult consensual same-sex sexual relations, and drug use. Laws that criminalize HIV transmission, exposure or non-disclosure of HIV status discourage people from getting tested and treated.

Similarly laws that criminalize and dehumanize members of. Legislation and policies This collection contains national legislation and policies adopted by ILO member States relevant to the issue of HIV/AIDS and the world of work.

The entry for each member State provides a section on legislation, which encompasses a wide range of legislative texts, such as constitutional law, public health. for the purposes of definition willful exposure is a sep­ arate determination in accordance with state laws. The willful exposure of others to HIV may occur in many different ways.

Individuals with knowledge of their HIV infection may donate contaminated blood or other bod­ ily fluids. The national screening of blood donations for HIV.For clarity of discussion, we use the single term laws to imply laws, regulations, and policies (including legal precedent such as the basis for HIV-related prosecutions in Canada).The legal definition of "intentional transmission of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV)" in Las Vegas, Nevada, makes it a crime for "a person who, after testing positive in a test approved by the State Board of Health for exposure to HIV and receiving actual notice of that fact, intentionally, knowingly or willfully engages in conduct in a Author: Amy A.