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A systematic review and comparison of HIV contact tracing laws in Canada


  • Lunny, Carole
  • Shearer, Brenna D.


Public health officials and health providers need to be aware of the legislation documenting contact tracing in their jurisdiction to advise HIV positive clients of their rights, and to systematically perform their duties. The objective is to outline and compare the contact tracing laws in 13 jurisdictions in Canada, and to provide policy recommendations.

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  • Lunny, Carole & Shearer, Brenna D., 2011. "A systematic review and comparison of HIV contact tracing laws in Canada," Health Policy, Elsevier, vol. 103(2), pages 111-123.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:hepoli:v:103:y:2011:i:2:p:111-123
    DOI: 10.1016/j.healthpol.2011.07.011

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