The CNS issued an Opinion followed by recommendations on hepatitis C prevention, screening and treatment in prisons...
Preventing HIV Transmission: the National AIDS Council asks for a consistent government policy Justice and Prevention
The advent of treatments and the significant drop in deaths due to AIDS has lessened the tragic dimension of the HIV infection epidemic. Some efforts to prevent transmission of the Lire la suite
Sentence Suspension for Medical Reason : the National AIDS Council expresses concern over questioning of the concept in the bill on handling repeat criminal offences
Two amendments to the bill currently under debate in Parliament on handling repeat criminal offences deal with sentence suspension for medical reason specific to the sentenced criminal. They pertain to Lire la suite
Suspension of prison sentences for medical reasons : the NAC calls for a genuine enforcement of the law
One year after the implementation of the Law of March 4th 2002 whereby prison sentences can be suspended for medical reasons, only 21 prisoners have benefitted from such a measure. Lire la suite
The National AIDS Council (NAC) observes that recent years have featured major progress in the reduction of the risks generated by the use of drugs, especially where such use is Lire la suite