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3 04, 2003

The National AIDS Council is concerned about the evolution of HIV/AIDS in overseas departments and demands that the AIDS programme be improved

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The 11 March 2003, the NAC carried unanimously the report entitle Rethinking the response to HIV/AIDS in the French overseas departments. The evolution of the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the overseas Lire la suite

26 03, 2003

Ethical principles must be applied to research in developing countries

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Over the past few years, the AIDS epidemic has fuelled the development in poor countries of studies supported and initiated by public institutions and research teams from various countries. Research Lire la suite

17 03, 2003

Suspension of prison sentences for medical reasons : the NAC calls for a genuine enforcement of the law

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One year after the implementation of the Law of March 4th 2002 whereby prison sentences can be suspended for medical reasons, only 21 prisoners have benefitted from such a measure. Lire la suite

11 03, 2003

Position paper on the suspension of prison sentences for medical reasons

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11 03, 2003

Opinion on the ethical issues of clinical research in developing countries

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11 03, 2003

Rethinking the response to HIV/AIDS in the overseas departments. Recommendations for the strategy against HIV/AIDS in the overseas departments

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20 01, 2003

The rape amendment to protect victims : an illusion

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On January 16th, during the debate on internal security, French Parliament voted an amendment making HIV testing compulsory for suspected rapists. In its Statement of December 12th 2002, the National Lire la suite

16 01, 2003

Access to treatment in poor countries jeopardized again : the National AIDS Council advocates the primacy of health rights

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With the failure of WTO discussions on access to treatment in poor countries, the National AIDS Council once again sustains the primacy of health rights over intellectual property rights. By Lire la suite