HIV/AIDS: Group versus Individual Right
management keeps on evolving since its discovery, so also are the ethical issues
surrounding it. Policies formulated and laws enacted by various nations also keep
on changing like the mutant variants of the virus itself. International organisations
(WHO, UNHCR) guidelines have been instrumental to streamline the ethical issues
about HIV/AIDS worldwide. Disparities in implementation of the guidelines still
exist among nations despite the guidelines. To certain extent, this may be due to
cultural differences. This article explains the ethical issues on HIV/AIDS in relation
to “Individual vs. Group/community rights”
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