New Report Criticizes Lack of HIV Services for Louisiana Inmates


(04/05/2016)
In the report, “Paying the Price: Failure to Deliver HIV Services in Louisiana Parish Jails,” national advocacy group Human Rights Watch claims Louisiana jail inmates consistently receive HIV services that are “limited, haphazard, and in many cases, non-existent.”
 

Rates Of HIV/AIDS-Related Deaths In Prison Continue To Decline, BJS Reports


(09/19/2012)
AIDS-related deaths among all state and federal prisoners dropped from 24 deaths per 100,000 inmates in 2001 to five per 100,000 in 2010, according to a report by the Justice Department's Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS).

HIV Programs Cut From Mass. County Jails


(05/16/2012)
A new concern has hit those in Massachusetts’ county jails. The state has recently eliminated more than $1 million for HIV testing and education in county jails.