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Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network: HIV/AIDS in Prison
Documents from 1995 to the present on issues related to HIV in prisons. Also in French.
Centerforce: Collaborative Programs in HIV, STD and Hepatitis Prevention
Joint program of Centerforce, a agency providing support and services to inmates of San Quentin prison and other facilities in northern and central California, and the UCSF Center for AIDS Prevention Studies.
Emory University: Corrections Demonstration Project
Funded by the CDC and HRSA, the CDP consists of seven state health departments seeking to expand HIV-related services to incarcerated individuals and those recently released.
Infectious Diseases in Corrections Report
A forum sponsored by Brown University for correctional problem-solving that targets correctional administrators and HIV/AIDS- and hepatitis-care providers, including physicians, nurses, outreach workers, and case managers. Formerly the HIV and Hepatitis Education Prison Project.
National HCV Prison Coalition
Joint program of organizations and individuals interested in providing support and education to hepatitis C and HIV/HCV coinfected prisoners.
Newsletter Articles on Prisoners and HIV/AIDS
General, treatment, and legal information on HIV in prisons from The Body.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Services to People with HIV in Correctional Settings
Collaborative corrections initiative by the CDC and HRSA for HIV prevention, intervention, and continuity of care within correctional settings and the community.
General Criminal Justice and Prison Health Care Links
American Correctional Health Services Association
(ACHSA) Organization providing support, skill development, and educational programs for health care personnel, organizations, and decision-makers involved in correctional healthcare.
Health in Prisons Programme
HIPP is a project by the WHO in Europe for the support of member states to recognize and improve the gap between public health and prison health, on national and international levels.
National Commission on Correctional Health Care
Mission is to improve the quality of health care provided in jails, prisons, and juvenile confinement facilities in the U.S.
National Prison Hospice Association
Promotes hospice care for terminally ill inmates.
Society of Correctional Physicians
An organization of physicians specializing in correctional medicine whose goals include the establishment, review, and promotion of ethical ideals and service standards in correctional medicine, and to encourage research in correctional health care issues.
Stop Prisoner Rape
A nonprofit human rights organization that seeks to end sexual violence against men, women, and youth in all forms of detention. Some information also available in Spanish.
U.S. Department of Justice, Corrections Statistics
Various collections of censal data pertaining to the U.S. corrections system. Includes some data on sexual assault in prisons.