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AMA calls for needle and syringe programs (NSPs) to be introduced in prisons

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Australian Medical Association, January 9th 2017 The AMA has called for needle and syringe programs (NSPs) to be introduced in prisons and other custodial settings, to reduce the spread of Blood Borne Viruses (BBVs) including hepatitis B and C, and HIV. AMA President, Dr Michael Gannon, said today that prevalence of BBVs is significantly higher in prisons, yet custodial facilities provide a...

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