Mandatory HIV testing

Mandatory HIV testing

Guiding principles for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing of women during pregnancy - 2002

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English
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Paper
Online
Publisher: 
Canada Communicable Disease Report
Publication Date: 
2002
Publication Place: 
Ottawa, ON

Discusses HIV testing during pregnancy, enforcing the message of voluntarism, confidentiality and informed consent. Recommends that Canadian doctors begin to offer routine HIV tests to all pregnant women.

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ISSN 11884169 (Print)
ISSN 14818531 (On-line)
Notes: 
Includes bibliographical references.

Making it mandatory: should HIV tests be required for pregnant women?

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Resource Language: 
English
Owning Org: 
Canadian Women's Health Network (CWHN)
Media Type: 
Online
Author: 
Tasha Yovetich
Publisher: 
Network/Le Réseau
Publication Date: 
1998
Publication Place: 
Winnipeg, MB

Introduces the debate surrounding manadatory HIV testing for pregnant women. Discusses the development of antiviral therapies and their effect reducing the number of mother-to-child transmissions of HIV.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISSN 14800039
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