Studies in Family Planning

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Ethical and human rights perspectives on providers' obligation to ensure adolescents' rights to privacy.(ETHICAL ISSUES IN REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH SERVICES)(Report)
December 1, 2007 ... Laws, policies, and international conventions have long granted basic human rights to adolescents, including the right to seek health care in privacy and without parental involvement, if that is in the "best interest of the child" (UNCRC...

Harm reduction or women's rights? Debating access to emergency contraceptive pills in Canada and the United States.(ETHICAL ISSUES IN REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH SERVICES)(Author abstract)
December 1, 2007 ... In 2004, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rejected an application to make Plan B[R], (1) an emergency contraceptive pill, available without prescription. This controversial decision cast doubt on the institution's...

Ethical and public health considerations in HIV counseling and testing: policy implications.(ETHICAL ISSUES IN HIV TESTING)(Report)
December 1, 2007 ... Counseling and testing (CT) (1) is widely considered a critical component of HIV prevention and treatment programs. A recent opinion piece in The Washington Post stated that "without knowing who is HIV-positive and who is not, there is no...

Should caregivers be compelled to disclose patients' HIV infection to the patients' sex partners without consent?(ETHICAL ISSUES IN HIV TESTING)(Report)
December 1, 2007 ... The position is widely held that safeguarding the basic rights of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) offers a good chance of preventing HW/AIDS transmission and can generally control the pandemic. Among the rationales for this point of view...

Routine testing for HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa: a philosopher's perspective.(ETHICAL ISSUES IN HIV TESTING)(Report)
December 1, 2007 ... A disastrous HIV/AIDS pandemic is underway, and it is especially disastrous in sub-Saharan Africa. Even if new, reduced figures for those infected in sub-Saharan Africa are accurate (25 million, 60 percent of the total worldwide) (Timberg...