Human Rights and Public Health in the AIDS Pandemic / Edition 1

Human Rights and Public Health in the AIDS Pandemic / Edition 1

by Lawrence O. Gostin, Zita Lazzarini
     
 

ISBN-10: 0195114426

ISBN-13: 9780195114423

Pub. Date: 04/28/1997

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

The volume critically examines such issues as HIV testing, screening, partner notification, isolation, quarantine, and criminalization of pe rsons with HIV/AIDS, all within the framework of international human r ights law. The authors evaluate the public health effects of a wide ra nge of AIDS policies in developed as well as developing countries.  See more details below

Overview

The volume critically examines such issues as HIV testing, screening, partner notification, isolation, quarantine, and criminalization of pe rsons with HIV/AIDS, all within the framework of international human r ights law. The authors evaluate the public health effects of a wide ra nge of AIDS policies in developed as well as developing countries.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195114423
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
232
Product dimensions:
6.38(w) x 9.50(h) x 0.84(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword. José Ayala Lasso, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, and Peter Piot, Executive Director, UNAIDS
1. International Human Rights Law in the AIDS Pandemic
2. Harmonizing Human Rights and Public Health
3. Human Rights Impact Assessment
4. AIDS Policies and Practices: Integrating Public Health Benefits and Human Rights
5. Case Studies Raising Critical Questions in HIV Policy and Research: Balancing Public Health Benefits and Human Rights Burdens

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