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Lines, Rick (2002) Ireland: HIV and hepatitis C in prisons. Canadian HIV/AIDS Policy and Law Review , 6 , (3) , pp. 17-19.

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Two studies from the Department of Community Health and General Practice at Trinity College, Dublin, have highlighted the extent of the HIV and hepatitis C (HCV) crisis in Irish prisons. The studies confirm that rates of HIV and HCV are disproportionately high in Irish prisons, and that high risk behaviours are commonplace.

 

Item Type:Article
Date:March 2002
Page Range:pp. 17-19
Publisher:Canadian HIV/AIDS Research Network
Volume:6
Number:3
Keywords:HIV infection, Ireland, prison, prison-based prevention
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Accession Number:HRB 4254 (Electronic Only)
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Subjects:MM-MO Crime and law > Justice system > Correctional system and facility > Prison
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland
G Health and disease > Disorder by cause > Communicable disease > HIV
G Health and disease > Disorder by cause > Communicable disease > Hepatitis C

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