Irish Penal Reform Trust

"A second death row" by Rachael Davies, The Lancet

24th July 2004

Rachael Davies reports on the rapid spread of HIV through communities of injecting drug users in prisons worldwide, and asks why cost-effective harm-reduction strategies, such as needle-exchange programmes, are ignored by most institutions.

© The Lancet, 2004

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