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Viewpoints

In the HIV Testing Debate, GMHC Backs the Status Quo

New York, NY -- Today, Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) released a comprehensive policy analysis on HIV testing and legislative efforts to expand access to testing. The report, entitled HIV Testing and Written, Informed Consent: An Analysis of Current ...

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Viewpoints

HIV Testing and Written, Informed Consent

Executive Summary Introduction Routine Testing Written Consent Pre-Test & Post-Test Counseling Barriers & Attitudes Implementation Feasibility Legal Efficacy & Cost Emergency Departments Conclusion References

Executive Summar...

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Brazil

Human Rights and HIV/AIDS in Brazil

Specific legal obligations and general human rights principles have helped shape AIDS policies in many countries, and have influenced the way HIV-infected and -affected people are treated in various aspects of their lives. This article examines how h...

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AIDS Vaccine Update: Questions After Candidate Fails in the STEP Study

The HIV vaccine research field suffered a blow last fall with the announcement that Merck's promising HIV vaccine candidate was not effective and may have even increased susceptibility to acquiring HIV. The candidate, known as MRK-Ad5, used a disable...

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Migration and HIV in Africa: Challenges and Recommendations

Increasingly, global responses to migration and to migrants are influencing responses to the HIV/AIDS epidemic itself. African migrants in particular have borne the brunt of xenophobia and discrimination directed toward outsiders. Those who are undoc...

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AIDS Vaccine Update

The HIV vaccine research field suffered a blow in Fall 2007 with the announcement that Merck's promising HIV vaccine candidate was not effective and may have even increased susceptibility to acquiring HIV. The candidate, known as MRK-Ad5, used a disa...

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Older Adults (Ages 50+)

Reality Demands Change

A signal event in the history of the HIV/AIDS epidemic occurred in June 2007. The New York City Council passed a $1 million initiative to provide HIV education and prevention information to older adults. The leadership for this initiative came from c...

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News

The State of Access to Kaletra

In parts of the developing world, particularly in Africa, the price of antiretroviral drugs has come down dramatically over the past four or five years. A generic combination of nevirapine, lamivudine and stavudine used for first-line therapy can be ...

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Hepatitis C

Optimizing Antiretroviral Therapy for HCV-Coinfected People

Antiretroviral therapy (ART) may delay liver disease progression in people coinfected with viral hepatitis by preserving immune function. Conversely, viral hepatitis coinfection complicates HIV treatment, because it increases the risk for treatment-a...

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GMHC Statement on Proposals to Expand HIV Testing and Care

As New York City, and the entire world, approaches the 25th anniversary of the beginning of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, Gay Men's Health Crisis joins others in the community in focusing on what must be done to stop the spread of AIDS and HIV infection and...