Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

All Men Women Required To Test Aids

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

required hiv testing for pregnant women

What types of drug regimen for HIV positive pregnant women are there?
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
...There are many different drug regimens that can be used to prevent HIV transmission from mother to infant. Some of the more common regimens are AZT + 3TC, AZT + 3TC + nelfinavir, or AZT + 3TC + Nevirapine.BJ Read more »

Don't forget your friends in Africa! We also need drugs!

Dear Sir-I am a young woman from Namibia, Sub-Saharan Africa, and I have recently been diagnosed... Read more »

Are standard tests run during pregnancy?

Are there any standard tests run during pregnancy that would alert a woman to anything that might... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Jersey Senator Introduces Bill That Would Require Pregnant Women, Infants to Receive HIV Tests

...brainer," the AP/Courier Post reports. The Center for Women Policy Studies opposes mandatory testing, saying that it violates a woman's right to make her own birthing and medical treatment decisions. The bill will be scheduled for hearings... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Jersey Senator to Introduce Bill That Would Require Pregnant Women, Infants to Receive HIV Tests

...said testing "should be voluntary and free of coercion." According to Codey, the "additional benefit" of testing every pregnant woman in the state includes reducing the stigma associated with testing women based on high-risk behaviors. He added... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Jersey Legislature Approves Bill Requiring Pregnant Women, Some Infants to Receive HIV Tests

...Assembly and Senate recently voted 74-5 and 37-0, respectively, to approve a bill ( S 2704 ) that would require all pregnant women and some infants in the state to be tested for HIV unless women choose in writing to opt out of the test, the AP/... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Facing Deadline, Nevada Lawmakers Pass Proposal to Require HIV Tests for Pregnant Women

... Among other actions Thursday, the Nevada Assembly approved SB 266, which requires doctors to offer pregnant women an HIV test as part of prenatal care. Back to other news for May 2007 Search the Newsroom archive Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...for TB specialists to turn away patients who are coinfected with HIV. In fact, one patient I met at Lavra was a bright young woman whose HIV diagnosis came while she was in a hospital to remove what neurosurgeons thought was a brain tumor. It... Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
...dogma represents the grandest and perhaps the most morally destructive fraud that has ever been perpetrated on the young men and women of the Western world." Dr. Charles Thomas, Conspiracy of Silence, The Sunday Times, April 1994. To end on a... Read more »

Support for professional women diagnosed with HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 10 Replies
...I know that this disease doesn't discriminate. But I feel so alone as a black woman living with this disease. I'm the person in the family that everyone looks up to. I attended the best Universities, have a Read more »

HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your

Posted by Anonymous
...being intentionally suppressed. Only one common denominator exists for gay men, elderly transfusion recipients, heterosexual women, heterosexual men who inject drugs, and infants who have developed AIDS: infection with HIV. What Are the... Read more »