Jails and prisons house populations with a high HIV prevalence and high risks of transmission in a system where the jailer, responsible for controlling behavior and costs, is often also responsible for health care.
Those in jail or prison face unique difficulties including:
- Keeping their disease status private
- Protecting themselves from infection
- Receiving and/or obtaining appropriate treatment for HIV/AIDS
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