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HIV testing and confidentiality

Ralf JГјrgens

HIV testing and confidentiality

a discussion paper

by Ralf JГјrgens

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Published by The Network in Montréal .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Canada -- Serodiagnosis.,
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Serodiagnosis -- Moral and ethical aspects -- Canada.,
  • Confidential communications -- Physicians -- Canada.,
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Law and legislation -- Canada.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Ralf Jürgens and Michael Palles for the Canadian AIDS Society and the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network.
    ContributionsPalles, Michael., Canadian AIDS Society., Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 313, 4 p. ;
    Number of Pages313
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19441682M
    ISBN 101896735061
    OCLC/WorldCa37983735

    Background. Almost 1 million Americans are infected with HIV, yet it is estimated that as many as , of them do not know their serostatus. 1 Unless rates of HIV testing increase, many of the undiagnosed will not learn of their infection and will remain infectious until the onset of AIDS. Currently, almost 40% of HIV Cited by:   Confidentiality and Disclosure Disclosing one's HIV status is still widely perceived as socially dangerous. Similarly, another great risk people living with HIV face is the inadvertent or .

    It is important for anyone having an HIV test to understand the confidentiality policies of the testing center. Testing facilities offer two types of test procedures: confidential and anonymous.   The legal issues related to HIV testing, confidentiality of test results, and access to care for HIV infection are governed by a wide range of federal and state laws, as well as common law Cited by:

    "The implementation of HIV testing in correctional settings is an important consideration in reducing the annual number of new HIV infections occurring in the United document provides background statistics on HIV/AIDS in correctional facilities and covers issues relating to inmate privacy and confidentiality, opt-out HIV screening in correctional medical clinics, HIV testing Cited by: The laws that impact upon the question are those dealing with confidentiality and the exceptions to confidentiality, the particulars of the “dangerous patient law” in the state, and the laws specifically pertaining to HIV.


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This book will cause people to think about the concept of reciprocal obligations and to reflect on the unique relation that HIV infection and AIDS have with society and the economy.

The Author: D Sicard. Testing and screening for HIV and AIDS give rise to ethical, legal, and social issues of the most controversial and delicate kind. In this highly important book, an international team of eighteen Format: Paperback.

Philosophers, doctors, and lawyers from several countries already feature among the contributors to the series. Itpromises to become the leading channel for the best original work in this burgeoning book:Testing and screening for HIV and AIDS give rise to ethical, legal, and social issues of the most controversial Reviews: 1.

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(ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Format: Paperback. HIV/AIDS screening, whether direct (HIV testing), indirect (assessment of risk behaviours) or asking questions about tests already taken, should not be required.

Confidentiality regarding all medical information, including HIV. An initial HIV test usually will either be an antigen/antibody test or an antibody test. If the initial HIV HIV testing and confidentiality book is a rapid test or a home test and it is positive, the individual should go to a health care provider to get follow-up testing.

If the initial HIV test is a laboratory test. HIV Testing, Reporting and Confidentiality in New York State. Update: Fact Sheet and Frequently Asked Questions. New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute. New York State Public Health Law (PHL) related to HIV testing. questions and decide to accept or decline a test.

• Specific consent for HIV testing may be included on the same form as the general consent for healthcare, as long as the individual understands that he or she can consent to general health care without consenting to HIV testing and the form makes clear how the individual can opt-out of HIV Size: KB.

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.

Confidentiality: disclosing information about serious communicable diseases This guidance gives advice about accessing, using and disclosing information about the infection status of people who have serious communicable diseases, like HIV. The training of trainers is essential in many settings where a rapid scaling up of HIV testing and counselling services is planned.

Continuing Education. HIV testing and counselling is a rapidly. Get this from a library. HIV and AIDS: testing, screening, and confidentiality. [Rebecca Bennett; Charles A Erin;] -- This text combines an international team of doctors, philosophers and lawyers to present a fresh and thorough discussion of the ethical, legal and social issues raised by testing.

A Notice of Adoption of updated law and regulation pertaining to HIV/AIDS Testing, Reporting and Confidentiality of HIV Related Information was published in the State Register on May 17th, The links below incorporate all developments since and represent the current regulatory landscape for HIV testing, reporting, linkage to care and confidentiality of HIV.

HIV testing and screening: current practicalities and future possibilities / Gerald Corbitt --Counselling and HIV testing: ethical dilemmas / Lorraine Sherr --HIV screening: benefits and harms for the individual and the community / Catherine Manuel --HIV testing, screening, and confidentiality.

knowledge of being HIV-positive, and furthermore encourages acceptance from families andcommunities. A Rwandan study has proved that HIV counselling can help people make decisions about HIV testing, as well as reduce HIV File Size: KB. HIV-related testing. (a) Except as noted in subdivision (c) of this section, no physician or other person authorized pursuant to law may order an HIV-related test without first having advised the individual, or, when the individual lacks capacity to consent, a person authorized to consent to health care for such individual, that an HIV-related test.

Most counseling and testing centers follow one of two very different policies regarding the confidentiality of your test results: Confidential HIV testing involves recording the name of the. Data Security and Confidentiality Webinars CDC worked with the Council of State and Territorial Epidemiologists (CSTE) to conduct a series of webinars help HIV, viral hepatitis, STD, and TB programs comply with the integrated NCHHSTP Data Security and Confidentiality Guidelines.

CONSOLIDATED GUIDELINES ON JULY HIV TESTING SERVICES 5Cs: CONSENT, CONFIDENTIALITY, COUNSELLING, CORRECT RESULTS AND CONNECTION #Test4HIV _Layout_HIV Testing. Counselling in HIV and AIDS has become a core element in a holistic model of health care, in which psychological issues are recognised as integral to patient management.

HIV and AIDS counselling has two general aims: (1) the prevention of HIV transmission and (2) the support of those affected directly and indirectly by HIV. It is vital that HIV Cited by:   Continued. Nevertheless, HIV-positive people express strong feelings about confidentiality and the violation of it, according to Trang Q.

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