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  1. Incarceration history and risk of HIV and hepatitis C virus acquisition among people who inject drugs: a systematic review and meta-analysis, Jack Stone et al., Lancet Infect Dis (2018)

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    admin - 8/20/2019 5:26pm

  2. Structural Interventions for HIV Prevention in the United States, Adaora Adimora & Judith Auerbach, Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (JAIDS) (2015)

    Creating an HIV prevention plan or an “End the Epidemic” plan requires so much more than understanding the routes and risks of HIV transmission. Time and again, the data show that the behavioral and social parts of an individual’s life affect their risk o ...

    admin - 8/8/2019 1:42pm

  3. Enhancing Benefits or Increasing Harms: Community Responses for HIV Among Men Who Have Sex With Men, Transgender Women, Female Sex Workers, and People Who Inject Drugs, Baral et al., Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (2014)

    The authors evaluate studies from the past 15 years to determine the successes of community-level strategies to reduce HIV risk, and how prevention science should take these into account. This study shows that over time, social and epidemiological scienti ...

    admin - 7/19/2019 3:36pm

  4. Associations between sex work laws and sex workers’ health: A systematic review and meta-analysis of quantitative and qualitative studies, Lucy Platt et al., PLOS Medicine (2018)

    The authors reviewed 18 years of research into sex work, policing, health, and incarceration to asses the relationship between criminalization and health outcomes. Some of the authors’ key findings indicate that 1) over-policing is associated with an incr ...

    admin - 1/11/2019 1:43pm

  5. Biometrics and public health surveillance in criminalized and key populations: policy, ethics, and human rights considerations, Matthew M Kavanagh et al., Lancet HIV (2018)

    Public health surveillance presents ethical dilemmas for public health advocates and community advocates alike. The data collected through public health surveillance, such as population-level information on disease prevalence and population size, contribu ...

    admin - 3/21/2019 2:34pm

  6. Retention in HIV care during the 3 years following release from incarceration: a cohort study, Kelsey Loeliger et al., PLoS Medicine (2018)

    Retention in care for people living with HIV (PLHIV) post-incarceration remains a problem. In the state of Connecticut, fewer than half (41.5%) of PLHIV had sustained retention in care at three years post-release. This study included 1,904 PLHIV who were ...

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  7. Structural racism and health inequities in the USA: evidence and interventions, Zinzi D Bailey et al., The Lancet (2017)

    Despite the fact that racism in its many forms contributes to poor health outcomes, health professionals and policymakers have yet to employ concrete anti-racism measures to address persistent health inequities in the United States. Bailey et al. focus sp ...

    admin - 11/27/2018 2:08pm

  8. Does Juvenile Detention Impact Health?, Titilola Balogun, et al., Journal of Correctional Health Care (2018)

    Youth who spend time in juvenile facilities are an underserved population – especially when it comes to areas of well-being which are most critical for developing into a healthy adult. Balogun et al. surveyed 301 youth detained in the same juvenile detent ...

    admin - 7/21/2019 2:36pm

  9. Mass incarceration, public health, and widening inequality in the USA, Christopher Wilderman & Emily A Wang, Lancet (2017)

    Mass incarceration is a public health issue, and policy changes that affect mass incarceration can and should be informed by data related to health outcomes for individuals and communities. Wilderman and Wang (2018) outline the history of mass incarcerati ...

    admin - 10/10/2018 2:55pm

  10. The global response and unmet actions for HIV and sex workers, Kate Shannon et al., Lancet (2018)

    This article is a follow up to the 2014 Lancet series on HIV and sex work in which the authors issued a call-to-action to address barriers to the health and safety of sex workers. This article lays out continuing barriers to progress, including the crimin ...

    admin - 10/1/2018 12:37pm

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