But other research links prisons themselves to mental health challenges and infectious disease outbreaks.
Two models, one from Washington State and another from Los Angeles County, can be duplicated elsewhere to get people into care, experts say.
Sixteen years after the success of Project START for HIV risk reduction, we still don't know what works best for helping people with HIV stay in care after prison.
Curt G. Beckwith, M.D., and Sugi Min, his mentee, discuss their clinical research focused on improving the diagnosis, treatment, and longitudinal care of HIV infection among substance users, particularly those in the criminal justice system.
A presentation at the recent conference of the Association of Nurses in AIDS Care (ANAC 2018) looked at the use of video consultations and remote diagnostics in prisons to deliver high-quality health care.
It is estimated that one-third of Americans with hepatitis C pass through the criminal justice system each year.
To Understand Challenges Black Men With HIV Face on Re-Entry From Prisons, an Intersectional Approach Is Needed, Study Shows
There are multiple reasons why re-entry into communities from prison for black men with HIV is a difficult proposition, according to a recent study.
A survey of 49 states reveals that an estimated 144,000 inmates with hepatitis C can't get the expensive drugs they need to cure it.
Case Management Improves Linkage to Care for People Living With HIV Post-Release From Prison or Jail, New Study Shows
People living with HIV who spent time in Connecticut correctional facilities and received transitional case management were more likely to be promptly linked to care after their release than those who did not receive such services.
A summary of key facts and statistics about HIV in correctional settings.