Making the case for health interventions in correctional facilities

@article{Hammett2001MakingTC,
  title={Making the case for health interventions in correctional facilities},
  author={Dr. Theodore M. Hammett},
  journal={Journal of Urban Health},
  year={2001},
  volume={78},
  pages={236-240}
}
The papers in this special issue of the Journal of Urban Health all help to make different parts of the case that there should be more and better health interventions in prisons and jails. This is an extremely important public policy debate, but it is a difficult one for the proponents of interventions to win because prisoners are generally a despised and marginalized portion of our society that has little or no political influence. To prevail in this policy debate, it is necessary to establish… CONTINUE READING

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