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Know Your Rights: A Guide for Child and Family Service Providers Serving People Living with HIV

This guide was written for child and family service providers who provide support and assistance to people living with or affected by HIV.

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Know Your Rights 4: Disclosure and post-secondary education

Number 4 in a series of brochures that address the privacy rights and disclosure obligations of people living with HIV in a variety of day-to-day contexts.         RELATED PUBLICATIONS Know Your Rights — The Full Series (8 units)

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Know Your Rights 3: Remedies for discrimination and privacy violations in the workplace

Number 3 in a series of brochures that address the privacy rights and disclosure obligations of people living with HIV in a variety of day-to-day contexts.         RELATED PUBLICATIONS Know Your Rights — The Full Series (8 units)

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Know Your Rights 2: Accommodation in the workplace

Number 2 in a series of brochures that address the privacy rights and disclosure obligations of people living with HIV in a variety of day-to-day contexts.         RELATED PUBLICATIONS Know Your Rights — The Full Series (8 units)

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Know Your Rights 1: Disclosure at work

Number 1 in a series of brochures that address the privacy rights and disclosure obligations of people living with HIV in a variety of day-to-day contexts.         RELATED PUBLICATIONS Know Your Rights — The Full Series (8 units)

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The ethical implications of “treatment as prevention” in the United States – HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review 16

This article discusses the human rights and ethical implications of treatment as prevention; its authors focus on the United States of America, where the health departments of New York City and San Francisco recommended immediate commencement of antiretroviral therapy for every person who tested HIV-positive, regardless of the state of his or her infection.   […]

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British Columbia’s “seek and treat” strategy: a cautionary tale on privacy rights and informed consent for HIV testing – HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review 16

This article discusses of the human rights and ethical implications of treatment as prevention; the author looks to British Columbia, where the provincial government has provided funding for a large-scale “seek and treat” pilot project aimed at patients and health care providers. Related Publications HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review 16 – May 2012

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Human rights in an era of treatment as prevention – HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review 16

This article discusses the human rights and ethical implications of treatment as prevention; it provides the global context, with examples from Africa, for implementation of such a policy, examining how discrimination and human rights violations can impede access to treatment for vulnerable populations. Related Publications HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review 16 – May 2012

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HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review 16 – May 2012

FEATURES – TREATMENT AS PREVENTION: ASSESSING THE HUMAN RIGHTS AND ETHICAL IMPLICATIONS Human rights in an era of treatment as prevention The ethical implications of “treatment as prevention” in the United States British Columbia’s “seek and treat” strategy: a cautionary tale on privacy rights and informed consent for HIV testing CANADIAN DEVELOPMENTS Federal government’s omnibus […]

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Privacy and disclosure: questions and answers on HIV-related privacy and disclosure issues for women’s service providers

This document addresses some common HIV-related legal questions of agencies that provide services to women in Canada. The information will help service providers inform and refer the women with whom they work to appropriate legal information and support when necessary. It will also present them with guidance about their responsibilities with respect to HIV-related information. […]

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