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11 05, 2006

Criminalization for the Sexual Transmission of HIV

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For many months now, a number of legal proceedings, completed or underway, have dealt with the topic of sexual transmission of HIV. In little time, the variety of charges brought Lire la suite

3 05, 2006

The Classification of Buprenorphine as a Narcotic

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The Interministerial Task Force Against Drugs and Drug Addiction (MILDT) has requested that buprenorphine (Subutex®), currently listed as a venomous plant, be listed as a narcotic, in a process independent Lire la suite

28 04, 2006

Restrictions on Immigration and the Fight Against AIDS

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Just as the bill on immigration and integration was set to be discussed in Parliament, Conseil national du SIDA (CNS) approved by vote, at its 27 April 2006 plenary session, Lire la suite

22 11, 2005

Preventing HIV Transmission: the National AIDS Council asks for a consistent government policy Justice and Prevention

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The advent of treatments and the significant drop in deaths due to AIDS has lessened the tragic dimension of the HIV infection epidemic. Some efforts to prevent transmission of the Lire la suite

21 10, 2005

Sentence Suspension for Medical Reason : the National AIDS Council expresses concern over questioning of the concept in the bill on handling repeat criminal offences

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Two amendments to the bill currently under debate in Parliament on handling repeat criminal offences deal with sentence suspension for medical reason specific to the sentenced criminal. They pertain to Lire la suite

4 07, 2005

The Human Resources Crisis in the Southern Countries, A Major Obstacle to Fighting HIV

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On 14 June 2005, the CNS handed down an opinion about the human resources crisis in the Southern countries, based on a report by the international commission, entitled, «The Human Lire la suite

8 11, 2004

Criminal justice and prevention

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Several legal proceedings, either finished or ongoing, raise the issue of responsibility in HIV transmission during sexual intercourse. When malicious intent or deception are substantiated, the Courts have full means Lire la suite

6 07, 2004

Pregnant women with HIV in developing countries must have access to combination therapy

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Every year over 700 000 children throughout the world are infected by HIV; that is 2000 per day. Most of these children were infected by their mothers, during pregnancy, delivery Lire la suite

22 04, 2004

Sidaction 2004 : the National AIDS Council regrets the broadcasting of controversial information

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The National AIDS Council expresses its satisfaction that the main public and private TV channels are extensively involved in this year’s Sidaction. It is nevertheless surprised that France 2 will Lire la suite

6 04, 2004

Policies on drug use : the National AIDS Council once again advocates risk reduction as a priority

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The Public Health Bill is currently being debated and the National AIDS Council seizes the opportunity to stress once again how important it is to sustain policies designed to inform Lire la suite