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Toward a national policy on drug and AIDS testing

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Published by Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • AIDS (Disease) -- United States -- Congresses,
  • Drugs -- Testing -- United States -- Congresses,
  • Medical policy -- United States -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Mathea Falco and Warren I. Cikins.
    SeriesBrookings dialogues on public policy
    ContributionsCikins, Warren I., Falco, Mathea., Brookings Institution.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRA 644 A25 T737 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 81 p. ;
    Number of Pages81
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21491881M
    ISBN 10081572733X

    "Patricia Siplon's book, AIDS and the Policy Struggle in the United States, offers useful source material for what may be the rightful beginning of a shift toward a richer focus on AIDS as a public policy issue a compelling work about the often-problematic public-policy responses (or lack thereof) to the countless medical and social Cited by:   Although HIV self-testing was first considered >20 years ago, it has not been widely implemented. We conducted a review of policy and research on HIV self-testing, which indicates that policy is shifting toward a more flexible approach with less emphasis on pretest counseling and that HIV self-testing has been adopted in a number of by:

    African National HIV Testing Services: Policy, The National Strategic Plan for HIV, STIs and TB (NSP) guides this response, while the Health Sector HIV Prevention Strategy and Guidelines, , which focuses on the implementation of combination prevention, contributes to the operationalisation of the NSP. social, ethical, legal, cultural and economic aspects of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, the policy will be subject to reviews from time to time in order to address emerging issues. Principles to guide the National Policy on HIV/AIDS (a) The new emerging challenges from International Conferences i.e.

    On J , the Obama administration released the National HIV/AIDS Strategy (NHAS) for the United States. The NHAS is the culmination of work and advocacy by people living with HIV, their advocates, AIDS service organizations, federal and state agency representatives, and corporate representatives, such as pharmaceutical companies, with a stake in the plan.   An end to the Aids epidemic could be in sight after a landmark study found men whose HIV infection was fully suppressed by antiretroviral drugs had no .


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TOWARD A NATIONAL POLICY ON DRUG AND AIDS TESTING Edited by Mathea Falco and Warren I. Cikins. Washington, D.C.: The Brookings Institution. $ Pp. AIDS and drug abuse have become two of the most important issues in politics and public health policy today.

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National and Local Policies Related to AIDS and Drug Use: Content Review and Assessment | 2 This report was developed with support from the Open Society Institute (OSI) Global Drug Policy program (GDPp) and with technical support of the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) Secretariat and World Health Organization (WHO).

Hereby commit to this National Policy on HIV/AIDS. Background. The National Policy on HIV/AIDS has been developed to provide an overall reference framework for all HIV/AIDS related policies and to guide the national HIV/AIDS responses of all sectors in society.

International and national policies and the resulting programs addressing HIV/AIDS generally focus on four primary areas: (1) prevention (e.g., PMTCT, IV drug use, male circumcision, pre- and post-exposure prophylaxsis, condom use, sexual and other risk reduction, testing and counseling, and targeting most at risk populations); (2) support care.

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A National Institute on Drug Abuse demonstration project in AIDS prevention among drug users was conducted in St Louis during the years through The main objective was to reduce the spread of HIV by counselling drug users and by.

NAtiONAl HIV tEStiNG ANd COuNSElliNG POliCy NAtiONAl HIV tEStiNG ANd COuNSElliNG POliCy 5 1. Patient Confidentiality All HIV Testing shall be confidential. Nevertheless, authorized health care professionals may decide on the basis of each individual case and ethical considerations, to inform their patients or sexual partner(s) of their HIV status.

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Botswana National Policy on HIV and AIDS 2. POLICY OBJECTIVES The objective of the National Policy on HIV and AIDS is to: Prevent the spread of HIV infection and reduce the socio-economic impact of this disease. Create a policy environment for the provision of adequate and equitable care and support to those infected and.

Expanded Testing Initiative Recommend on Facebook Tweet Share Compartir The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that 1, Americans are living with HIV; of those, approximatelyare unaware of their HIV-positive status. 1 Increasing the number of persons who are aware of their status is a critical strategy for.

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