HIV/AIDS and the law in Kenya
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HIV/AIDS and the law in Kenya preliminary observations by Kivutha Kibwana

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Published by Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English



  • Kenya.


  • AIDS (Disease) -- Law and legislation -- Kenya.,
  • AIDS (Disease) -- Patients -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- Kenya.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Kivutha Kibwana.
SeriesWorking paper ;, no. 484, Working paper (University of Nairobi. Institute for Development Studies) ;, no. 484.
LC ClassificationsHC865.A1 W67 no. 484, KSK1494.A53 W67 no. 484
The Physical Object
Pagination37 p. ;
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1075223M
LC Control Number93980633

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History. The following will be a timeline of the major events that have led up to today in the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Kenya from First case of HIV found in Kenya. Sex workers were involved in 26 new recorded cases of HIV. The condition is still a mystery in Kenya. There is a mass denial of the disease being a problem. A study was . (PRESS RELEASE) Key provisions of a law criminalizing the transmission of HIV in an effort to curb spread of the disease in Kenya are unconstitutional and violate fundamental human rights, according to a recent landmark ruling from the High Court of Kenya.   Notably, Kenya is one of the few African countries to register a sustained decline in the HIV/AIDS infection rate (from a high of 10% in the '90s to 7% in ) as a result of the large investment in various interventions against the HIV/AIDS pandemic. IRIN/PlusNews has published an interesting article analysing the potential impact of Kenya’s new criminal HIV transmission law, which was passed in but has yet to be impemented. KENYA: Unease over new HIV transmission law NAIROBI, 12 December (PlusNews) More →.

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A reader from Kenya writes to inform me that, “Kenya passed the Sexual Offences Act and the HIV Prevention and Control Act in , and sections 26 and 24 of those acts, respectively, have rather broad provisions criminalizing HIV transmission.”. Given the importance of law in HIV prevention work, CDC has implemented public health law research methods to systematically collect and assess statutory and regulatory frameworks across a range of legal domains to help determine whether these legal frameworks act as barriers or facilitators to effective HIV prevention. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle . Handbook for Legislators on HIV/AIDS, Law and Human Rights (The Handbook), for her deep commitment to this work and comprehensive research. The form and substance of the Handbook were improved by a consultation of legislators organized by the IPU and UNAIDS in Geneva in February We are grateful to the belowFile Size: KB.