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South Africa Facing Major Economic Shutdown as Health Workers are Sacked En Masse
...pital, Pretoria. Meanwhile security in ports and jails
was expected to be compromised as some soldiers and police officers joined in the strike. South African Police Union general secretary Les Maseng said some of their members would join the strike while soldiers, whose colleagues are being used as res...
Now Prisoners To Promote Awareness On Aids
...risoners serving life sentence in different Kerala jails
will perform a three-hour programme before the public Tuesday to promote awareness on HIV//. "This is for the first time in Kerala that prisoners are going to show their talents outside the prison," Inspector General of Police G. Baburaj told report...
Tihar Jail Gets De-Addiction Centre
...ddiction centre, drug addicts scattered in various jails
would be shifted to this building so that their treatment programme could be effectively monitored. Jails in Delhi have earned the distinction as qualitative reform Centres providing opportunities of positive attitudinal change in inmates. They feel ...
Scottish Prisons May Get Needle Exchange Programs
...nsidering introducing a needle exchange program in jails
from next year. In prisoners drug taking can trigg...nservative leader Annabel Goldie MSP said that the jails
system needed urgent reforms. "We should be helping prisoners get off drugs, rather than help them t...
Antioxidants Could Halt Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
...gh less common, typhus remains a threat in crowded jails
and in other poor hygienic environments. "Our studies have the potential to identify novel therapeutic targets for a host of rickettsial diseases," said Sahni, an assistant professor in Hematology/Oncology at the University of Rochester. Dr. Howa...
Reforms Required With Regard To Mental Health Facilities
...e mental health care available at Northern Ireland jails
have come in for sharp criticism, as six prisoners are reported to have committed suicide inside the premises of the prisons since 2002//. The mental health problems of the prisoners have to be addressed to prevent such incidences from recurring, acc...
Suicide Rate Amongst Male Prisoners Of UK Is Quite High
...mentally ill inmates, little treatment is given in jails
and prisons. Therefore, a further increase of suicides may have to be expected if the policy of care for incarcerated individuals is not changed. Source: The Lancet, Newswise...