What Is The Role Of Prisons And Jails In HIV Prevention?

Barry Zack MPH and Katie Kramer MSW/MPH

Criminal justice and public health systems can work together to provide comprehensive HIV prevention and treatment inside and outside correctional facilities. Incarceration presents a window of opportunity for primary prevention, screening, treatment and establishing comprehensive, pro-active transitional linkages for persons approaching release and follow-up.

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