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Prisoners and HIV/AIDS

In many cases, prisoners with HIV or AIDS and Tuberculosis (TB) continue to be strongly discriminated against. The National Strategic Plan 2012 – 2016 in section 3.1.2 states that the Department of Justice and Correctional Services (DCS) must ensure the provision of appropriate prevention and treatment services – including HIV, STI and TB screening, and prompt treatment of all inmates and correctional services staff – ensuring a continuum of care through proper referral.