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3 edition of HIV Partner Protection Act found in the catalog.

HIV Partner Protection Act

hearing before the Subcommittee on Health and Environment of the Committee on Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, second session, on H.R. 4431, September 29, 1998.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Commerce. Subcommittee on Health and the Environment.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the U.S. G.P.O., Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • HIV-positive persons -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.,
    • AIDS (Disease) -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • HIV infections -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
    • AIDS (Disease) -- Reporting -- United States.,
    • HIV infections -- Reporting -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .E553 1998d
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 121 p. :
      Number of Pages121
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL76950M
      ISBN 100160577977
      LC Control Number99179847
      OCLC/WorldCa40597026

        Men who have sex with men are at greater risk of contracting HIV. Antiretroviral therapy can reduce HIV to undetectable levels, which means it can’t be passed to a partner. There’s no vaccine that protects against HIV, but lots of people are working on making one. And there are medicines (called PEP and PrEP) that can help prevent HIV. If you don’t have HIV and your partner does, they can get on an HIV treatment called antiretroviral therapy (ART). ART can lower their chance of spreading HIV during sex.

        The landmark Partner study that everyone is talking about—which tracked HIV transmission risk through condomless sex if the HIV-positive partner is on suppressive antiretroviral medication—has so far found not even one case of an HIV-positive person with an undetectable viral load transmitting the virus to a : Lucas Grindley. only, and the other for HIV, mental health, and alcohol and drug treatment information. The next is a sample notice prohibiting re-disclosure. And the final two are for filing complaints under Article F and HIPAA. Another extremely helpful resource is our book, HIV/AIDS Testing, Confidentiality, andFile Size: KB.

      Other relationship factors that have been identified as possible contributors to increased HIV risk among gay male couples include partner’s sexual history [34–36], familiarity with the partner in general [31, 34], perceived monogamy, relationship status or partner types [24–26, 29, 30, 37–40], unknown or assumed partner’s HIV status Cited by: About the same time as this legislation was introduced, Representative Nancy Pelosi(D-California) introduced the William A. Bailey Comprehensive HIV Prevention Act of on Ma It would have amended the Public Health Service Act to promote activities for the prevention of additional cases of infection HIV. It too was referred to committee and never acted upon.


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HIV Partner Protection Act by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Commerce. Subcommittee on Health and the Environment. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Under the Act, a spouse is defined as “any person who is the marriage partner of an HIV-infected patient or who has been the marriage partner of that patient at any time within the year period prior to the diagnosis of HIV infection.” 42 U.S.C.

ffa. The HIV Partner Protection Act: hearing before the Subcommittee on Health and Environment of the Committee on Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundred Fifth Congress, second session, on H.R.Septem HIV and STD Criminal Laws.

During the early years of the HIV epidemic, a number of states implemented HIV-specific criminal exposure laws. Some of these state laws criminalize behavior that cannot transmit HIV and apply regardless of actual transmission.

As of26 states had laws that criminalize HIV exposure. HIV PreventionYour life matters and staying healthy is important. It’s important for you, the people who care about you, and your community.

Knowing your HIV status gives you powerful information to help you take steps to keep you and your partners healthy. You should get tested for HIV, and encourage your partners to get tested too.

For people who are sexually active, there. HIV AND AIDS PREVENTION AND CONTROL ACT ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS PART I – PRELIMINARY Section 1. Short title. Interpretation. Object and purpose of Act. PART II – HIV AND AIDS EDUCATION AND INFORMATION 4.

HIV and AIDS education and information. HIV and AIDS education in institutions of learning. HIV and AIDS education as a File Size: KB. Inthrough the Omnibus AIDS Act, Florida became one of the first states with high rates of HIV infection to enact comprehensive legislation addressing the AIDS epidemic.

Inthe Act, although amended several times, remains largely consistent with the recommendations of many national organizations, including the Centers for DiseaseFile Size: KB. republic act no. febru an act promulgating policies and prescribing measures for the prevention and control of hiv/aids in the philippines, instituting a nationwide hiv/aids information and educational program, establishing a comprehensive hiv/aids monitoring system, strengthening the philippine national aids council, and for other purposes.

The pro-HIV legislation side claims to have the interests of the general public at heart, insisting that laws are on the books not to discriminate against the HIV-positive community, but to protect the public-at-large from the reckless spread of a deadly disease.

Proponents on the other side of the issue argue that many of the laws are too. HIV Disclosure Policies and Procedures If your HIV test is positive, the clinic or other testing site will report the results to your state health department.

They do this so that public health officials can monitor what’s happening with the HIV epidemic in your city and state. HIV/AIDS Education - Act Against AIDS Initiative-the PACT Partnership In Septemberthe ASPIRA Association entered in a partnership with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC’s) Partnering and Communicating Together to Act Against AIDS (PACT) to address the disproportionately impact of HIV/AIDS, among the.

Therefore, there are very few jobs where there is an obligation to tell your employer that you have HIV. According to the Equality Act, it is illegal to discriminate based on HIV status.

The provisions of this act apply in England, Wales and Scotland, with similar protections in Northern Ireland under the Disability Discrimination Act. Using HIV Medication to Reduce Risk. HIV Treatment as Prevention HIV treatment helps people living with HIV stay healthy and prevents transmission of the virus to others.

Learn more. Pre-exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) PrEP is daily medicine that can reduce your chance of getting HIV. Find out if it’s right for you. Post-exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) PEP means taking medicines Missing: Partner Protection Act.

Are there laws against passing on HIV. A number of people in the UK have been prosecuted and jailed for transmitting HIV to their sexual partners. All of the prosecutions in England and Wales to date have been brought under Section 20 of the Offences Against the Person Act.

This act came into law in and so was not designed to deal with cases of HIV transmission. HIV Criminal Laws by State The following guide is meant to provide a brief overview of the HIV-specific laws of each state, and should not be used as a legal reference. The list does not include laws or statutes that pertain to transmission of a communicable disease, which in some states can also be punishable by a fine and/or prison g: Partner Protection Act.

Federal law provides broad protection against discrimination by programs, services, and employers for individuals in substance abuse treatment who are also living with HIV/AIDS.

Many States also have laws prohibiting discrimination against "individuals with disabilities" or "handicaps," and some of these statutes also protect recovering.

Risk of HIV transmission by sex act. 2 Other behavioural co-factors partners of circumcised men or is effective in the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) transmission. The intent is to assist health authorities and community-basedFile Size: 1MB. Models of Protection Against HIV/SIV will allow for an in-depth reflection on the perspectives for vaccine and therapy research derived from important recent studies.

It will be authored by some of the most well known specialists in the field of HIV resistance/protection: including F. Barré-Sinoussi ( Nobel Prize for Medicine winner), B.

State HIV Laws. HIV-Specific Criminal Laws, State Guidelines for Health Care Workers with HIV, Youth Access to STI and HIV Testing and Treatment, HIV Testing Partner Notification Required (17) The Center for HIV Law and Policy. Prince Street, Brooklyn, NY Phone: Fax: Subscribe to Resource Bank Updates.

HIV/AIDS and Healthcare Disparities. According to the CDC more than million people in the United States are living with HIV infection, and almost 1 in 8 (%) are unaware of their infection.

Civil Rights. OCR ensures that people have equal access to and an opportunity to receive services from all HHS funded : Office For Civil Rights (OCR). The law states that HIV positive people cannot donate blood, semen, ova or any other body tissues, so application forms given to potential donors may ask about HIV status.

The Department of Immigration and Border Protection requires anyone applying for permanent residency and some other types of visas to provide the results of an HIV test.

When it comes to HIV in this country, the law is a mess – and prejudice thrives Nadja Benaissa's trial in Germany has highlighted the shortcomings of the law on HIV in the UK Aida EdemariamAuthor: Aida Edemariam. No. 2. Having anal sex (receptive): 1 in 72 The receptive (or “bottom”) partner is 13 times more likely to be infected with HIV than the insertive partner, according to the CDC.If you know you are HIV positive, and you have sex without a condom without telling your sexual partner about your HIV status, and your partner acquires HIV as a result, it is possible you could have legal action taken against you.

This issue may affect how you approach your sex life after an HIV diagnosis. Several people in England, Wales and Northern Ireland have been charged .