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TB, AIDS And State Prisons Subject Of Fresno Press Conference
...ng course for health care staff in Californiastate prisons
and local health departments will be offered in Fresno on March 24and 25. In conjunction with this event, a press conference will be held to discuss howcorrectional health impacts the public health of the entire community and theconnection between HI...
Report: tuberculosis control programs inadequate in developing countries
...nd clinics, HIV testing andcounseling centers, and prisons
will help identify the large, hidden number ofpeople with both active (symptomatic) and latent tuberculosis. (Most peoplecolonized by Mycobacterium tuberculosis never develop active infections, but arenonetheless routinely treated with prophylactic m...
Vanderbilt School of Nursing begins graduate program in correctional health
...for us and forthe students. "The federal bureau of prisons
is looking for the best way to provide optimalheal...s in the Nashville area as well asselected federal prisons
in the U.S. "There is excitement for this program," Norman says. "In the past, studentswould graduat...
Care of mentally ill prisoners well below NHS standards
... Prisons, conducted a semi-structured survey of 13 prisons
with inpatient units in England and Wales as part of the routine prisons
inspection programme during 1997-98. The 13 prisons
had 348 beds, 20 per cent of all inpatient priso...
In prison, any sentence can be a death sentence
...ale prison inmates in either provincial or federal prisons
in Ontario have a "significantly higher" rate of d...todial systems (federal penitentiaries, provincial prisons
and police cells). The authors found that a total of 308 inmates died in custody between 1990 and 19...
Increasing MRSA in California jails
...conditions and high turnover rates. In contrast to prisons
where inmates serve longer sentences, jails are locally maintained facilities where the average sentence is one year or less. This population flux increases the chances of MRSA being commuted into the jail or out to the community. This study, the fir...
Clean needles for drug injectors prevents HIV/AIDS
...a (Manipur), Australia, Russia (Moscow) and inside prisons
in the European Union. Tim Rhodes, editor of the International Journal of Drug Policy said: 'These studies join a wealth of international evidence in support of syringe exchange as a method of HIV prevention. It also shows that they can operate in ...