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Detroit Woman's HIV/AIDS Hoax Video Spurs Debate Over HIV Prevention Ethics

Jackie Braxton in her online video. Earlier this month, 23-year-old Jackie Braxton sent a video to Mediatakeout.com in which she claimed to have intentionally infected about 500 people with HIV since her 1998 diagnosis. In the video, she hides... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Leaders Must Have Financial Commitment, Ethical Courage in Fight Against HIV/AIDS, Opinion Piece Says

The "continued ambivalence" to HIV/AIDS demonstrated by leaders of the world's wealthiest nations "reflects both the enormity of the task ahead and the political and ethical sensitivities that underpin it," Andrew Jack, a columnist for London's ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Kenyan Ethics Board Approves Country's First Clinical Trial of Herbal Product Used to Treat HIV/AIDS

The Kenyatta National Hospital Ethics and Research Board recently approved the first human clinical trial in Kenya of an herbal product to treat HIV/AIDS, Kenya's Nation reports. The board approved a proposal by researchers from Kenya Medical... Read more »
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Ethical Principles relating to HIV/AIDS in New Jersey

I am trying to find out the NJ ethics and/or policy/law on the issue regarding psychologist - client confidentiality relating to HIV/AIDS. Any help would be greatly appreciated.Thank you....
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
Since I am not a psychologist and do not practice in New Jersey I am unable to be of assistance to you. I suggest that you contact the New Jersey state psychological association or the NJ state chapter of APA.Michael Shernoff, MSW... Read more »

Ethics of AIDS disclosure for massage therapists

What is your opinion about Massage Therapists disclosing the fact that they have AIDS to their clients? Do the clients have the right to know?What is the difference between AIDS and HIV?If the drugs are working and my cell count is up, do I still...
Lynne Gabriel

Response from Lynne Gabriel

WorkPositive, Inc.
Your question is a very good one -- because it is not a matter of opinion, but one of law. The law says that the right to know is based on the need to know -- disclosure is not necessary unless, in the workplace, there is a "significant... Read more »

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,...
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 you will find... Read more »

Ethics on Health Care Worker disclosing patients HIV status

Can a health care worker disclose the status of clients HIV status to a third person, to protect that person from harm?...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
Only one class of health care worker can disclose a person's HIV status to a third party to my knowledge, and that is the treating MD. The law varies by state, so make sure you know the law in your state. In most states, the only person to whom... Read more »
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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. Who do you feels needs to know about HIV status?... Read more »

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE - HIV/AIDS RESEARCH STUDY

Posted by sak51
Steven Koh, a graduate student in the 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... Read more »

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

Posted by Anonymous
World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Myths, HIV-related Lies and Pharmogenocide: Iatrogenic 'AIDS' ('AIDS' caused by anti-retroviral' drugs).

World... Read more »

7/9, New York, NY: Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS

Posted by bartleby
Spiritual HIV Support Dinner Forum for all affected by HIV and AIDS
Monday, July 9
6:30pm - 9:00pm
The Riverside Church NYC
90 Claremont Avenue, Room 10T
New York, NY

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm / Light Refreshments and Networking
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm / 90 Minute... Read more »