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HIV Testing, Human Rights, and Global AIDS Policy: Exceptionalism and Its Discontents
Two years ago, in May 2007, UNAIDS and WHO issued new guidelines on HIV testing. Prepared to meet the demands of the AIDS pandemic and the prospects of extending the benefits of antiretroviral therapy to regions where ...
Manifold Restraints: Liberty, Public Health, and the Legacy of Jacobson v Massachusetts
February 2005 marks the centenary of one of the most important pieces of public health jurisprudence, the US Supreme Court case of Jacobson v Massachusetts, which upheld the authority of states to pass compulsory vaccination ...
The Limits of Privacy: Surveillance and the Control of Disease
What justified the Center for Disease Control's 1999 determination to require HIV case reporting? Why were names necessary? Why did opponents view the reporting of names with such alarm? This paper retells the history ...