Infectious diseases prevention and control in Canadian federal penitentiaries 2000-01 :: JS82-104/2001

a report of the Correctional Service of Canada's infectious diseases surveillance system /

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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Department/Agency Solicitor General Canada. Correctional Service of Canada.
Title Infectious diseases prevention and control in Canadian federal penitentiaries 2000-01 :
Subtitle a report of the Correctional Service of Canada's infectious diseases surveillance system /
Publication Type Monograph
Language Bilingual-[English | French]
Format Paper
Other Formats Electronic-[French], Electronic-[English]
Date 2003.
Binding Softcover
Number of Pages English text, 32p. :
Dimensions 28 cm.
ISBN 0-662-67144-9
Catalogue Number
  • JS82-104/2001
Subject Terms Correctional institutions, Infectious diseases