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Canada: Will new Supreme Court appointments derail HIV case?

The changing face of the Supreme Court of Canada could threaten a HIV-nondisclosure case making its way to the top court.

Published
02 June 2011
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High levels of mental distress, unprotected sex, needle sharing, unmet prevention needs found among HIV-infected patients in St Petersburg

Risky sex and drug use are common among HIV-positive people in Russia, investigators report in AIDS and Behavior. Discrimination was a common experience, and there was

Published
12 May 2011
By
Michael Carter
Wanna Get Intimate? Sign Here, Please.

Due to HIV exposure laws, people are making conscious efforts to document disclosure. They save a chat string or include their HIV status in an online dating profile. Others bring a partner to doctor’s appointment to demonstrate the partner knows about his or her status. It’s unclear, however, if any of these measures would hold up in court to prove an individual has shared HIV status.

Published
26 April 2011
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Housing Works
South Africa: Early Disclosure to Children Could Be Best

Disclosing your child's HIV status to them can be a difficult thing to do for a caregiver, but it's probably the best thing you would have done for them. According to the Wits Institute for Health HIV and Related Diseases, disclosure has incredible benefits.

Published
15 February 2011
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AllAfrica
US: State HIV disclosure forms legally inaccurate

HIV advocates and legal experts say the state’s local health departments and the Michigan Department of Community Health are using documents which exaggerate the risks of HIV transmission and misstate what Michigan law requires.

Published
07 February 2011
From
Michigan Messenger
Jonathan Grimshaw: 'I tested HIV positive in 1984'

Jonathan Grimshaw was one of the first men to be infected by HIV in Britain. Here, he talks about survival and the illness that has become his life's work.

Published
06 February 2011
From
The Observer
Australia: $750,000 payout for HIV infection

A NSW man has successfully sued his ex-boyfriend for $750,000 for knowingly infecting him with HIV.

Published
19 January 2011
From
Sydney Star-Observer
Criminal HIV Infections are Rarely Reported

Aids Project of the Ozarks sees multiple new victims every month.

Published
18 January 2011
From
KSPR, Springfield, Missouri
Chechnya Says Couples Must Be HIV-Negative To Marry

The spiritual leaders of Muslim Chechnya have ordered that all couples who plan to marry prove they are HIV-negative.

Published
18 January 2011
From
Radio Free Europe
Air Force court martials Kansas airman in sex case

A Kansas airman faces a court martial this week on assault charges after he allegedly failed to warn potential sexual partners that he is HIV-positive.

Published
18 January 2011
From
Associated Press

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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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