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Criminal law, public health and HIV transmission : a policy options paper

JOINT UNITED NATIONS PROGRAMME ON HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS)
June 2002

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A number of cases have been reported in which people living with HIV have been criminally charged for a variety of acts that transmit HIV or risk transmission. To assist in the development of sound public policy, this paper proposes principles to guide thinking about, and development of, law and policy on this issue; identifies a number of policy considerations; considers alternatives to criminalisation presented by public health laws; and discusses how the criminal law might be justifiably applied

HIV/AIDS strategy

DEPARTMENT FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT (DFID)
2001

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Provides a strategic framework for tackling the HIV/AIDS pandemic. Outlines current thought on risk, vulnerability and impact, and key priorities for DFID's response at country and international levels. Provides a framework for mainstreaming HIV into all DFID activities. Appendix contains list of useful websites and other resources

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