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Prison Healthcare Continues to Fail Despite Emergency Measures, Warns BMA
...isoners that has to date seen more than a thousand inmates
freed early. The Ministry of Justice claimed this ...ermining not just standard healthcare services for inmates
but also crucial rehabilitation programmes designed to prevent prisoners re-offending after they are...
Brickbats And Bouquets For U.S Prison Healthcare In-Charge
...ct California communities from diseases carried by inmates
cycling in and out. Over time, Sillen says, taxp...pensation package totaling $650,000. Lawyers for inmates
initially hailed his appointment as a prescription for a $1-billion-plus medical care system that th...
10 Year Sentence for Teen Sex Repealed
...or other cases. Georgia prisons currently hold 189 inmates
who were sentenced for aggravated child molestation when they were 21 or younger. Wilson was caught on video tape having sex with a 15 year old girl during a 2003 New Year's Eve party involving alcohol and marijuana. The judge had found the honor stu...
Paris' Sex Tape Comes Back to Haunt Her in the Slammer
...ilton, is reportedly having a tough time with jail inmates
who are poking fun of her internet porn video, One Night In Paris , with ex- beau Rick Salomon. A fellow inmate greeted the frightened socialite at the Lynwood centre by saying 'Paris sure knows how to do hard time, we've seen the movie'. A jail ...
Bill Passed Directing Prisons To Provide Inmates With HIV Testing, Treatment
...943) that would require federal prisons to provide inmates
with HIV tests at the beginning and end of their//...bill also would require federal prisons to provide inmates
with HIV/AIDS counseling, and inmates
who test positive would receive access to comprehensive treatm...
Texas Youth Commission Reeling Under Multiple Charges
...ct of their health. Reports have shown that the inmates
have had to wait up to even months before they wer... The institutions overseeing the treatment of the inmates
are the University of Texas Medical Branch and the Texas Tech Health Science Center. Investigation...
Ban on Trade of Human Organs in China
...ners were used for transplants only when the death inmates
had voluntarily expressed their desire to donate their organs, or their families had given consent to such usage. The law is essentially passed to safeguard citizen's lawful rights. It also deals with transplant quality and makes that every transpl...
African Americans Tend to Suffer More from Drug Abuse
...there for non-violent drug offenses. And 78 of the inmates
are African American or Latino. And in Bedford t...15 years or more. In California, of the 171,000 inmates
jamming the state's wildly overcrowded prisons, 36,000 are non-violent drug offenders, points out Ar...
Rapid Spread of TB Among Prisoners Causes Concern
... bacteria are challenging the well being of prison inmates
around the world. This highly contagious disease is more rampant in prisons than in the public. "This is often due to overcrowding, inadequate ventilation, ignorance of preventive measures and failure to supervise and ensure adherence to treatmen...
Donate Kidney And Get Released From Jail Soon
...h Carolina, which will enable the early release of inmates
from jail if they donate their kidneys//. If this bill is passed, then the prisoners could bring down their stay in the jail by as many as 180 days. Democratic Senator Ralph Anderson who is recommending this legislation opines that the passing of t...
HIV Cases at Tihar Jail Soar
The number of HIV cases among the inmates
of Tihar Jail in the national capital has increase...fficial report// said here Thursday. In 2006, 36 inmates
were found suffering from the disease as compared to 12 in 2002, Minister of State for Home Affairs ...
Ten Percent of Tihar Jail Inmates are Drug Addicts
... very good statistics but nearly 10 percent of our inmates
are drug addicts. They have been taking drugs before being lodged in Tihar," Gupta told reporters. "Over 61 percent of the addicts were used to drugs for more than five years," he said, adding that 46.37 percent of addicts have confessed that they ...
Physical and Sexual Assault of Inmates at NHS Units
... that in community homes at Sutton and Merton, the inmates
were abused physically and sexually by the staff. This was revealed after a year long investigation by the Health Care commission. // The report of the commission revealed the pathetic living conditions of the inmates. These care centres have people...
Medical Care Lacking In LA Jail
...ructure and health facilities has revealed that 14 inmates
have died// in the Los Angeles County Jail system ... hernia to heart disease. It has been found that inmates
had to wait for weeks to be examined for conditions that require emergency treatment. At times inmat...
Health Care Suffers at Los Angeles Jails: Report
... on Sunday reported// on the deaths of at least 14 inmates
since 1999 in the nation's largest county jail sys...d nurses, has resulted in a backlog of hundreds of inmates
waiting to be examined. An investigation by the Los Angeles Times found that the LA jail system la...
Raging Fire Consumes 45 Lives in a Drug Rehab Hospital in Moscow
...hen the fire broke out in the kitchen. Some of the inmates
were choked to death by the fumes when asleep. The...rom the corridor was locked preventing the frantic inmates
from escaping the horrifying fire. Apparently this gate was locked to prevent drug addicts from leav...
Five HIV-positive Children Ousted from Kerala School
...wo girls in Class 2 and two girls in Class 4 - are inmates
of Asha Kiran, an NGO formed under the aegis of the Kottayam District Orphanage Association, which has 138 orphanages in the district. Asha Kiran was inaugurated on Worlds Aids Day Dec 1 last year by then chief minister Oommen Chandy. Eight childr...
US Experts Necessitated On An Action Plan To Curb AIDS In Blacks
...ncluded programs like free condoms availability to inmates
in prisons, urging routine HIV tests for inmates
upon entry and release, injection drug prevention programs to affordable housing, expanding HIV prev...
Lice now dried to death by novel dryer
...ed care takers and parents of children or hospital inmates
to desist from using regular hairdryers to eliminate lice and nits. MS...
Prison inmates plagued by mental problems
... department//, which found that nearly 50 % of the inmates
of the prison suffer severe mental ailments - man... researchers found that more than 75% of the state inmates
suffered substance abuse problems, and 25% of them were physically and sexually abused. The female i...