Report supports cost-effective prison tattoo program
- Safer tattooing piloted in six federal prisons. // HIV/AIDS Policy & Law Review;Aug2005, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p15
The article informs that in January of 2005, Correctional Service Canada (CSC) began implementing a safer tattooing pilot program in six federal prisons, one women's and five men's institutions. The pilot phase of the program is expected to last until 31 March 2006. According to a CSC memo,...
- To tattoo or not to tattoo? Cohan, Gary R. // Advocate;7/26/94, Issue 660, p33
Discusses the health implications of tattooing. Lack of government regulations for the training of tattoo artists, dye safety and equipment sterilization; Risks in infection, allergic reactions, scarring and disease transmission; Potential for HIV infection and AIDS transmission.
- On target: A tuberculosis control strategy whose time has come. Reichman, Lee B. // Annals of Internal Medicine;10/19/99, Vol. 131 Issue 8, p617
Editorial. Comments on the results of a study by Jones and colleagues on the targeting as a tuberculosis control strategy in the United States. Elimination of tuberculosis in the country; Strain transmission between prisoners and guards with culture-proven tuberculosis.
- Tattooing a Major Source for Infection. // USA Today Magazine;Oct2001, Vol. 130 Issue 2677, p7
Focuses on a study which examined the role of tattooing in the transmission of hepatitis C in the United States. Methodology; Ways by which hepatitis C can be transmitted through tattooing; Other infectious diseases transmitted by tattooing.
- Shattering Myths About Bedbugs: What You Need to Know to Set the Record Straight. Zlotnik, Cliff // American Jails;Nov/Dec2006, Vol. 20 Issue 5, p61
The article focuses on the myths related to bedbugs among inmates, lawyers, officials and general public. It is generally believed that bedbug infestations occur in unclean environment, however they can be found in some of the cleanest and best maintained facilities. Another fact is that they...
- Modeling HIV Transmission Dynamics among Male prisoners in Sub-Saharan Africa. Mushayabasa, S.; Bhunu, C. P. // International Journal of Applied Mathematics;2011, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p62
No abstract available.
- SNAPPY SLOGANS SELL HEALTH MESSAGES TO PRISONERS. // Nursing Standard;2/22/2012, Vol. 26 Issue 25, p11
Prison nurses are using plain language to promote health awareness among their patients and prevent the spread of disease.
- Routine Jail-Based HIV Testing -- Rhode Island, 2000-2007. Beckwith, CG; Rich, J.D.; Flanigan, T.P.; Poshkus, M.; Aucoin, N.; Bandieri, A.M.; Threats, P.; Chowdhury, S.; Loberti, P.; Minuto, L.; MacGowan, R.; Margolis, A.; Courtenay-Quirk, C.; Chow, W. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;6/25/2010, Vol. 59 Issue 24, p742
This article explores the prevalence of human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection among prisoners in Rhode Island from 2000 to 2007. It reveals a delay in the HIV diagnosis and care among prisoners and the risk for HIV transmission. It also shows that 44 percent of prisoners were...
- Auschwitz Prisoner Tattoo Equipment Uncovered. // Israel Faxx;3/10/2014, Vol. 22 Issue 53W, p12
The article reports on the discovery of the Auschwitz prisoner tattoo equipment.