Vilma Diuana

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The role of prison guards in limiting access to health services by inmates and the impact of their representations on daily health practices were investigated through an action-research program. The program aimed to produce knowledge and improve the guards' involvement in tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS control by raising their awareness. Developed in three(More)
This article seeks to identify and discuss violations and challenges to the fulfillment of women's reproductive rights in situations of deprivation of liberty, with an emphasis on sexual and reproductive health. Regulatory parameters were considered as analytical frameworks that support these rights identified by the literature, and the discourses and(More)
In developing countries, prisons do not have adequate healthcare systems. The problem is particularly acute for tuberculosis (TB) and is exacerbated by crowding and HIV infection. Improved passive TB detection is a priority for control, but in highly endemic prisons mass screening may be needed to obtain a more rapid decrease in incidence. The provision of(More)
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