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Edwin J. Bernard
Published: 18 July 2010

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AIDS and Rights Alliance for Southern Africa and Open Society Initiative for Southern Africa Report on the ARASA/OSISA Civil Society Consultative Meeting on the Criminalization of the Willful Transmission of HIV. Windhoek, 2007.

Cameron E Criminalization of HIV transmission: poor public health policy. HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review 14 (2), 2009.

Executive Committee on Aids Policy & Criminal Law Detention or Prevention: a report on the impact of the use of criminal law on public health and the position of people living with HIV. Amsterdam, 2004.

Bernard EJ Positive Health, Dignity and Prevention: Technical Consultation Report. Tunisia: GNP+/UNAIDS, April 2009.

The Inter-Parliamentary Union/UNDP/UNAIDS Taking action against HIV: A handbook for parliamentarians. Geneva, 2007.

IPPF/GNP+/ICW Verdict on a Virus: Public Health, Human Rights and Criminal Law. 2008.

Jürgens R et al. Ten Reasons to Oppose the Criminalization of HIV Exposure or Transmission. New York: Open Society Institute, 2008.

Jürgens R and Cohen J Human Rights and HIV/AIDS: now more than ever 10 reasons why human rights should occupy the center of the global AIDS struggle. New York:Open Society Institute, 2009.

 NAM Preventing HIV. London, 2008. Available online at www.aidsmap.com.

 NAM HIV transmission & testing. London, 2009. Available online at www.aidsmap.com.

 NAM HIV & stigma (patient information booklet). London, 2009. Available online at www.aidsmap.com.

 The People Living with HIV Stigma Index. www.stigmaindex.org

 UNAIDS Criminal Law, public health and HIV transmission: a policy options paper. Geneva, 2002.

 UNAIDS HIV-Related Stigma, Discrimination and Human Rights Violations. Geneva, 2005.

UNAIDS/UNDP Policy Brief: criminalization of HIV transmission. Geneva, 2008.

UNAIDS/UNDP Summary of Main Issues and Conclusions: international consultation on the criminalization of HIV transmission. Geneva, 2008.

United Nations General Assembly Human Rights Council Report of the Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health, Anand Grover. Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights. April 2010

WHO Europe WHO Technical Consultation in Collaboration with the European AIDS treatment group and AIDS action Europe on the criminalization of HIV and other sexually transmitted infections. Copenhagen, 2006.

World Bank Legal Aspects of HIV/AIDS: a guide for policy and law reform. Geneva, 2007.

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Community Consensus Statement on Access to HIV Treatment and its Use for Prevention

Together, we can make it happen

We can end HIV soon if people have equal access to HIV drugs as treatment and as PrEP, and have free choice over whether to take them.

Launched today, the Community Consensus Statement is a basic set of principles aimed at making sure that happens.

The Community Consensus Statement is a joint initiative of AVAC, EATG, MSMGF, GNP+, HIV i-Base, the International HIV/AIDS Alliance, ITPC and NAM/aidsmap
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