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Session: Policy Perspectives on Human Rights and Attention to HIV/AIDS Issues
3123.0: Monday, November 06, 2006: 10:30 AM-12:00 PM
Policy Perspectives on Human Rights and Attention to HIV/AIDS Issues
Public policy, legislation, and stigma all have significant effects on the lived experiences of individuals and communities living with HIV/AIDS, globally. Human rights aspects of those living with HIV/AIDS will be discussed during this session.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participant (learner) in this session will be able to: 1. Recognize the human rights concerns for those living with HIV/AIDS in 4 different countries outside the United States. 2. Analyze the intersection of public policy, human rights, and HIV/AIDS education efforts in international settings.
Moderator(s):Brenda Woods-Francis, RD, MPH
Table 1Towards a Rights Based Approach to Sexual and Reproductive Health of Women Living with HIV/AIDS
Paul Perchal, MA, Lynn Collins, MD, Rasha Dabash, MA
Table 2Nicaragua HIV/AIDS Policies
Claudia LlantÚn, Marilyn Aguirre-Molina
Table 3Awareness and respect of the rights of people living with HIV/AIDS by private Hospital Physicians in Lagos, Nigeria
Henry A. Obamuyide, MBBS
Table 4Criminal penalties for conduct that may threaten the public's health: Trends in laws requiring mandatory HIV disclosure to prospective sex partners
C. Galletly, JD, PhD
Table 5Program and policy tools to address HIV/AIDS, poverty and inequality
Marissa Billowitz, MA, Marilyn Aguirre-Molina
Table 6Rights, responsibility, and culture in Botswana HIV and AIDS education
Scott Pulizzi, MA
Table 7ABC messages for HIV prevention in Kenya: Not as simple as they sound
Julie Pulerwitz, ScD, Tiffany Lillie, Lou Apicella, Ann McCauley, Tobey Nelson, Simon Ochieng, Peter Mwarogo, Edward Kunyanga
Table 8Policy impact of voluntary counseling and testing services in Romania
Daniela Iancu, MD, Magdalena Patruleasa, MD, MSc, S. Katherine Farnsworth, MA
Table 9Abstinence and Marriage as HIV Prevention in PEPFAR: US Exportation of a Failed Policy
William A. Smith
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by:International Health; Maternal and Child Health; Population, Family Planning, and Reproductive Health; Socialist Caucus

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