HIV-Related Stigma in Health Care Settings: A Survey of Service Providers in China
Tags: AIDS (Disease) -- Patients; HIV-positive persons -- Medical care; DISCRIMINATION against people with AIDS; STIGMA (Social psychology); MULTIPLE regression analysis; PHYSICIANS (General practice) -- Attitudes; NURSES -- Attitudes; LABORATORY technicians
- The Discriminatory Attitudes of Health Workers against People Living with HIV. Letamo, Gobopamang // PLoS Medicine;Aug2005, Vol. 2 Issue 8, p715
Comments on the discriminatory attitudes of health workers against people living with HIV or AIDS (PLWA). Findings of a study on the discrimination against and stigmatization of PLWA in Nigeria by health care professionals; Importance of educating health care professionals in serving PLWA; Role...
- Clinton awards $350 million for HIV services. // AHA News;05/27/96, Vol. 32 Issue 21, p5
Reports on the United States government's Ryan White CARE Act grants awarded to cities and states to provide emergency medical and support services for low-income or uninsured Americans living with HIV and AIDS.
- Alabama to provide in-home care to AIDS/HIV patients. // Gay & Lesbian Times;4/24/2003, Issue 800, p30
Reports that the state of Alabama will provide in-home care to people with HIV or AIDS under a plan approved by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services. Use of waivers.
- From fate to tragedy: The changing meanings of life, death, and AIDS. Selwyn, Peter A. // Annals of Internal Medicine;12/01/98, Vol. 129 Issue 11, p899
Opinion. Examines the changes in the definition and practice of end-of-life care for patients afflicted with AIDS. Physician's role in the pre-highly active retroviral therapy (HAART) era; Medicalization of AIDS; Balance between curative and palliative care.
- Erasing the Stigma': TPAC's Gala Fundraiser and Black Tie Dinner & Dance. // Biomedical Market Newsletter;5/5/2011, p855
The article focuses on the preparation of the annual fundraising Gala dinner and dancing by The Philadelphia AIDS Consortium (TPAC) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on March 26, 2011. The proceeds will be used to eliminate discrimination, prejudiced, and maltreatment towards AIDS patients. The...
- Federal court rules AIDS case is covered by ADA. // Human Rights;Winter95, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p4
Federal District Judge John W. Potter, ruling in the case of Charon versus Memorial Hospital agreed with the American Civil Liberties Union that Charles Hull and Memorial Hospital of Fremont, Ohio refused to treat Charon because he had AIDS and that this is illegal under the Americans with...
- Prejudice in practice: A sexual health charity is using education to help tackle the bigoted views held by some healthcare professionals. Lynne Pearce reports. Pearce, Lynne // Nursing Standard;12/1/2010, Vol. 25 Issue 13, p18
When leading HIV and sexual health charity the Terrence Higgins Trust heard about the appalling behaviour of some healthcare professionals towards colleagues who had HIV, it knew that some thing must be done
- Profile of Medicare beneficiaries with AIDS: Application of an AIDS casefinding algorithm. Fasciano, Nancy J.; Cherlow, Ann L.; Turner, Barbara J.; Thornton, Craig V. // Health Care Financing Review;Spring98, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p19
Profiles Medicare beneficiaries with AIDS in the United States for the period 1991 to 1993. Total number of beneficiaries with AIDS; Average and total of Medicare expenditures for the beneficiaries; Medicare coverage rules; Description of the casefinding methodology used; Utilization and...
- Health-based payment for HIV/AIDS in Medicaid managed care programs. Conviser, Richard; Gamliel, Sandy; Honberg, Lynda // Health Care Financing Review;Spring98, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p63
Examines health-based payment systems for HIV and AIDS in state Medicaid managed care programs in the United States. Goals of the system; Elements of AIDS-specific capitation rates that have been adopted in several state Medicaid waiver programs; Features of comprehensive risk-adjustment...