‘In Humanity’s Machine’: Prison Health and History

Fiachra Byrne provides an overview of the research project and his own strand on juveniles in the latest issue of the Howard League’s ECAN Bulletin (July 2017)


HIV/AIDS in Prisons, 1980-2000

Janet Weston

The emergence of HIV/AIDS in the 1980s presented particular challenges for prison medicine. Prison populations were quickly identified as having high rates of infection and of high-risk behaviours, and international organisations such as the World Health Organisation repeatedly called on governments to take action.