HIV-AIDS, harm reduction, prisoners, drug use, public health
Harm reduction defines a set of policies and interventions aiming to address the adverse health consequences associated with drug use. Compared to the general population, prisoners are disproportionally affected by HIV. Thanks to its strong emphasis on public health and human rights principles, harm reduction can effectively reduce transmission of HIV inside prison settings.
Health Policy | Public Health | Substance Abuse and Addiction
Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs (ECA) of the U.S. Department of State
Ghrabi, Amine, "Harm Reduction In Prison Settings: A Relevant Approach To Reduce HIV Transmission?" (2020). English Language Institute. 43.
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