Infectious diseases prevention and control in Canadian federal penitentiaries 2000-01 : a report of the Correctional Service of Canada's infectious diseases surveillance system / Prepared jointly by the...: JS82-104/2001

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Inmates in correctional facilities around the world bear a disproportionate burden of illness related to infectious diseases compared with the general population. This report provides the first analysis of infectious diseases data obtained through health surveillance in Canadian federal correctional institutions and represents an effort to capture and record information on communicable diseases affecting federal inmates. Diseases covered include HIV, Hepatitis C, Hepatitis B, and sexually transmitted diseases. Includes tables, figures, and references.

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Publication information
Department/Agency Canada.Solicitor General Canada. Correctional Service of Canada.
Collaborating author Centre for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control (Canada)
Title Infectious diseases prevention and control in Canadian federal penitentiaries 2000-01 : a report of the Correctional Service of Canada's infectious diseases surveillance system / Prepared jointly by the Centre for Infectious Disease Prevention and Control, Health Canada and the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC).
Publication type Monograph
Language Bilingual-[English | French]
Format Paper
Other formats Electronic-[English], Electronic-[French]
Publishing information Ottawa - Ontario : Solicitor General Canada. 2003.
Binding Softcover
Description English text, 32p. : glossary, graphs, maps, references, tables ; 28 cm.
ISBN 0-662-67144-9
Catalogue number
  • JS82-104/2001
Subject terms Correctional institutions, Infectious diseases

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