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

Ethical Issues In Hiv And Aids

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

Information on Ethical Issues concerning Euthanasia and HIV patients

I am a Counseling student enrolled n a Professional and Ethical Issues course. As an assignment, we must address an Ethical Dilemma concerning a subject that we are interested in. With the issues of Dying with Dignity and Terminal Illnesses, I'm...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
...Rather than give you a lengthly answer here I refer you to two chapters in my most recent book entitled AIDS and Mental Health Practice: Clinical and Policy Issues written by Michael Holtby that speaks to this topic in depth. I know Read more »


I often hear conflicting reports on the risk of having foreskin. I've heard that foreskin harbors... Read more »


I am a gay male who tested poz for HIV on 3/12/07. I have had many sexual male partners. Question... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Heart Transplant in HIV+ Man Raises Ethics Issues

...two years since receiving a heart transplant, according to a report released Wednesday, possibly opening the door for other HIV-infected patients to become candidates for the procedure. Donor hearts are in short supply, and the medical community... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Ethics and the Future of PrEP

... "Ethical Issues Raised By PrEP Are Difficult, But Not Insurmountable" "The AIDS movement is at a pivotal point in history, where it will face Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Book Review -- HIV, AIDS and the Law: A Guide to Our Rights and Challenges by Mark S. Senak, JD protect both the public interestand those at risk. Similarly, Senak offers incomparably cogent analysis of the panoply of ethical issues confronting medical practitioners and researchers at work on HIV. This book belongs on the desk of every... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Pharmaceutical Companies Should Partner With Gates Foundation on Development of HIV/AIDS Vaccine, Report Says

...pharmaceutical and biotech firms, according to the annual IMS Intelligence.360 report. Such actions might "raise fresh debate" over ethical issues surrounding patents for HIV/AIDS drugs and vaccines, of which there are more than 200 in... Read more »
Connect With Others


Posted by sak51
...Social and Political Sciences Department at the University of Cambridge, is currently conducting a research study focusing on HIV/AIDS stigma. He is looking for individuals interested in sharing their stories about living with HIV/AIDS.... Read more »

Lying about being HIV pos

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I would like some discussion on lying about being HIV pos. I really think this is an ethical delimma. I guess I am going to ask the forbiden question. Has anyone, knowing full Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
... Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »

Biomedical ethics

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am an undergrad working on a biomedical ethics paper about AIDS/HIV+ disclosure. I would appreciate any input that anyone has on the matter. I would like to know how people feel about this issue. Read more »