Review of HIV in prison: prevalence, incidence, mortality and service provision

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Date Commenced:
2013
Expected Date of Completion:
Ongoing
Project Supporters:

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC)

Project Members: 
Project Main Description: 

The aim of this project was to collate data for all countries on the following variables; imprisonment rates, HIV prevalence among male, female, PWIDs, MSM, sex workers and transgender prisoners,  HIV incidence and transmission in prison AIDS mortality in prison and the provision of eight HIV programs and seven HIV related services for prison inmates. Drug dependence treatment was recorded for opiate substitution treatment (OST) only. 

Project Collaborators: External: 

Babak Moazen
Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Atefeh Noori
Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Shadi Rahimzadeh
Tehran University of Medical Sciences

Fabienne Hariga
United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime

Design and Method: 

 Information was obtained from a comprehensive systematic review of published and grey literature and from a survey of key experts in UN agencies. Data from the period January 2008 to April 2013 were included.

Progress/Update: 

A report is being finalised.

Project Research Area: 
Project Status: 
Current