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HIV, Hepatitis C, TB, Harm Reduction, and Persons Deprived of Liberty: What Standards Does International Human Rights Law Establish? / Gen Sander; Rick Lines

Health and Human Rights, Volume: 18, Issue: 2, Pages: 171 - 182

Swansea University Author: Rick, Lines

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Abstract

HIV, hepatitis C and TB in prisons are serious public health and human rights concerns. This article clarifies the standards established by human rights law by examining international and regional case law, minimum standards on the treatment of prisoners and public health, as well as the work of UN...

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Published in: Health and Human Rights
Published: 2016
Online Access: https://www.hhrjournal.org/2016/11/hiv-hepatitis-c-tb-harm-reduction-and-persons-deprived-of-liberty-what-standards-does-international-human-rights-law-establish/
URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa44634
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Abstract: HIV, hepatitis C and TB in prisons are serious public health and human rights concerns. This article clarifies the standards established by human rights law by examining international and regional case law, minimum standards on the treatment of prisoners and public health, as well as the work of UN treaty bodies, Special Rapporteurs and prison monitoring bodies.
Keywords: prison, HIV, hepatitis, harm reduction, human rights, right to health, drug policy
College: Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law
Issue: 2
Start Page: 171
End Page: 182