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From equivalence of standards to equivalence of objectives: The entitlement of prisoners to health care standards higher than those outside prisons / Rick Lines

International Journal of Prisoner Health, Volume: 2, Issue: 4, Pages: 269 - 280

Swansea University Author: Rick, Lines

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This article argues it is time to move beyond the concept of equivalent standards of health care, and instead promote standards that achieve equivalent objectives. In some circumstances, meeting this new standard will require that the scope and accessibility of prison health services are higher than...

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Published in: International Journal of Prisoner Health
ISSN: 1744-9200
Published: 2006
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URI: https://cronfa.swan.ac.uk/Record/cronfa45007
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Abstract: This article argues it is time to move beyond the concept of equivalent standards of health care, and instead promote standards that achieve equivalent objectives. In some circumstances, meeting this new standard will require that the scope and accessibility of prison health services are higher than that outside of prisons.
Keywords: prisons, health, right to health, HIV, human rights
College: Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law
Issue: 4
Start Page: 269
End Page: 280