Joseph J Amon

Summary

Affiliation: HIV/AIDS and Human Rights Program
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Criminal Justice Reform as HIV and TB Prevention in African Prisons
    Katherine W Todrys
    Human Rights Watch, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS Med 9:e1001215. 2012
  2. pmc Child labor and environmental health: government obligations and human rights
    Joseph J Amon
    Human Rights Watch, 350 Fifth Avenve, 34th Floor, New York City, NY 10118, USA
    Int J Pediatr 2012:938306. 2012
  3. pmc Human rights research and ethics review: protecting individuals or protecting the state?
    Joseph J Amon
    Health and Human Rights Division, Human Rights Watch, New York, New York, United States of America Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Med 9:e1001325. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Compulsory drug detention in East and Southeast Asia: evolving government, UN and donor responses
    Joseph J Amon
    Health and Human Rights Division, Human Rights Watch, New York, NY, United States Electronic address
    Int J Drug Policy 25:13-20. 2014
  5. pmc Health and human rights of women imprisoned in Zambia
    Katherine W Todrys
    Human Rights Watch, New York, USA
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 11:8. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Structural barriers and human rights related to HIV prevention and treatment in Zimbabwe
    J J Amon
    Human Rights Watch, New York, USA
    Glob Public Health 4:528-45. 2009
  7. pmc Fear of Foreigners: HIV-related restrictions on entry, stay, and residence
    Joseph J Amon
    HIV AIDS Program, Human Rights Watch, New York, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 11:8. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection among injection drug users in the United States, 1994-2004
    Joseph J Amon
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1852-8. 2008
  9. pmc Imprisoned and imperiled: access to HIV and TB prevention and treatment, and denial of human rights, in Zambian prisons
    Katherine W Todrys
    Human Rights Watch, New York, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:8. 2011
  10. pmc Articulating a rights-based approach to HIV treatment and prevention interventions
    David Barr
    International Treatment Preparedness Coalition, HIV Collaborative Fund at Tides Center, 55 Exchange Place Suite 402, New York, NY 10005, USA
    Curr HIV Res 9:396-404. 2011

Detail Information

Publications16

  1. pmc Criminal Justice Reform as HIV and TB Prevention in African Prisons
    Katherine W Todrys
    Human Rights Watch, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS Med 9:e1001215. 2012
    ..Katherine Todrys and Joseph Amon argue for criminal justice system reforms in sub-Saharan Africa to reduce HIV and TB transmission in prisons and to guarantee detainees' human rights and health...
  2. pmc Child labor and environmental health: government obligations and human rights
    Joseph J Amon
    Human Rights Watch, 350 Fifth Avenve, 34th Floor, New York City, NY 10118, USA
    Int J Pediatr 2012:938306. 2012
    ..Human rights-based advocacy in both cases was important to raise attention and help ensure that children are protected from harm...
  3. pmc Human rights research and ethics review: protecting individuals or protecting the state?
    Joseph J Amon
    Health and Human Rights Division, Human Rights Watch, New York, New York, United States of America Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, Baltimore, Maryland, United States of America
    PLoS Med 9:e1001325. 2012
    ..Joseph Amon and colleagues discuss the challenges of conducting human rights research in settings where local research ethics committees may favor the interests of the state over the interests of research participants...
  4. doi request reprint Compulsory drug detention in East and Southeast Asia: evolving government, UN and donor responses
    Joseph J Amon
    Health and Human Rights Division, Human Rights Watch, New York, NY, United States Electronic address
    Int J Drug Policy 25:13-20. 2014
    ..Looking specifically at publicly announced reforms and statements by government officials in China, Cambodia, Vietnam and Lao PDR reveals possible improvements in respect for the rights of drug users, and on-going challenges. ..
  5. pmc Health and human rights of women imprisoned in Zambia
    Katherine W Todrys
    Human Rights Watch, New York, USA
    BMC Int Health Hum Rights 11:8. 2011
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  6. doi request reprint Structural barriers and human rights related to HIV prevention and treatment in Zimbabwe
    J J Amon
    Human Rights Watch, New York, USA
    Glob Public Health 4:528-45. 2009
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  7. pmc Fear of Foreigners: HIV-related restrictions on entry, stay, and residence
    Joseph J Amon
    HIV AIDS Program, Human Rights Watch, New York, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 11:8. 2008
    ..Governments should repeal these laws and policies, and instead devote legislative attention and national resources to comprehensive HIV prevention, care, and treatment programmes serving citizens and non-citizens alike...
  8. ncbi request reprint Prevalence of hepatitis C virus infection among injection drug users in the United States, 1994-2004
    Joseph J Amon
    Division of Viral Hepatitis, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
    Clin Infect Dis 46:1852-8. 2008
    ..To examine hepatitis C virus (HCV) seroprevalence among injection drug users in 4 US cities from 1994 through 2004...
  9. pmc Imprisoned and imperiled: access to HIV and TB prevention and treatment, and denial of human rights, in Zambian prisons
    Katherine W Todrys
    Human Rights Watch, New York, USA
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:8. 2011
    ..Although HIV and tuberculosis (TB) prevalence are high in prisons throughout sub-Saharan Africa, little research has been conducted on factors related to prevention, testing and treatment services...
  10. pmc Articulating a rights-based approach to HIV treatment and prevention interventions
    David Barr
    International Treatment Preparedness Coalition, HIV Collaborative Fund at Tides Center, 55 Exchange Place Suite 402, New York, NY 10005, USA
    Curr HIV Res 9:396-404. 2011
    ..The possibility of using HIV treatment as a prevention tool means that now, more than ever, legal reform and community empowerment and mobilisation are necessary to realize the rights and health of people affected by HIV...
  11. pmc Access to pain treatment as a human right
    Diederik Lohman
    Health and Human Rights Division, Human Rights Watch, 34th Floor, New York, NY 10118, USA
    BMC Med 8:8. 2010
    ..Yet, despite the existence of inexpensive and effective pain relief medicines, tens of millions of people around the world continue to suffer from moderate to severe pain each year without treatment...
  12. ncbi request reprint Lead poisoning in China: a health and human rights crisis
    Jane E Cohen
    Health and Human Rights Division, Human Rights Watch, New York, NY, USA
    Health Hum Rights 14:74-86. 2012
    ..In this context, restrictions on such rights as freedom of expression, assembly, and political participation have direct consequences on the realization of the right to health...
  13. pmc Health and human rights concerns of drug users in detention in Guangxi Province, China
    J Elizabeth Cohen
    Independent Consultant, New York, New York, United States of America
    PLoS Med 5:e234. 2008
    ..We conducted an assessment of the impact of detention on drug users' access to HIV prevention and treatment services and consequent threats to fundamental human rights protections...