Inmates urge needle-exchange programs

Kondro, Wayne
March 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/9/2010 Supplement, Vol. 182, pE210
Academic Journal
The article reports on the first person accounts that documents drug use or sharing of needles inside prisons in Canada. It states that the latest report titled "Under the Skin," argues that the accounts is demonstrating the need for needle-exchange programs in Canada's prisons. It notes that the needle-exchange programs conducted for the Public Health Agency of Canada indicates that the program reduces the need for health care interventions for drug users in prisons.


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