Legal Aspects of HIV/AIDS

Legal Aspects of HIV/AIDS

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This is an invaluable resource for lawyers, policy makers, and other practitioners with an interest in countries' responses to HIV/AIDS. Legal Aspects of HIV/AIDS: A Guide for Policy and Law Reform covers 65 wide-ranging topics in a concise, accessible format, explaining how laws and regulations can either underpin or undermine public health programs and responsible personal behavior. For each topic, the Guide summarizes the key legal or policy issues, provides relevant qpractice examplesq (citing actual laws and regulations), and offers a selective list of references that may be consulted for more information. Laws relating to many areas of our lives - from intimate physical conduct to international travel - can contribute to stigma, discrimination, and exclusion or, contrariwise, can help remedy these inequities. In order to create a supportive legal framework for responding to HIV/AIDS, it is important that governments effectively address gaps and other problematic aspects in their legislation and regulatory systems. This book, written by a team of leading legal experts, helps them do so.This raises special challenges with respect to the Banka#39;s fiduciary obligations concerning financial management, procurement, and disbursement. ... registration or incorporation of communities and CBOs as a condition for access to World Bank funds through a MAP-type project. ... Procurement Management Manual for Community Based Organizations and Local NGOs prepared by the ACTAfrica group.

Title:Legal Aspects of HIV/AIDS
Publisher:World Bank Publications - 2007


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