Debate: HIV testing and ARV prophylaxis for newborns without their mothers\' consent

  • M Chersich
  • M Richter

Abstract



Criminal law, constitutional rights and medical ethics (not forgetting common sense) can at times contradict each other, putting medical professionals on the spot. This article is based on a case study discussed on the HIV Policy & Ethics Discussion Forum: http://groups.google. com/group/policy-ethics.

Southern African Journal of HIV Medicine Vol. 9 (2) 2008: pp. 6-10
Published
2009-02-03
Section
Articles

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