harm reduction / HIV / prison health is public health

UN warning on AIDS in prisons

Jul 23, 6:54 AM EDT By VERONIKA OLEKSYN Associated Press Writer VIENNA (AP) — The U.N.’s top investigator on torture and punishment warned Friday that overcrowded prisons are breeding grounds for AIDS. Often, inmates are held in inhumane conditions in which the HIV virus is spread through the use of non-sterile drug injection equipment, sexual … Continue reading