Prison Health in Russia: The Larger Picture

@article{Bobrik2005PrisonHI,
  title={Prison Health in Russia: The Larger Picture},
  author={Alexey Bobrik and Kirill Danishevski and Ksenia Eroshina and Martin Mckee},
  journal={Journal of Public Health Policy},
  year={2005},
  volume={26},
  pages={30-59}
}
Russia, despite recent legal reforms, still has one of the highest rates of imprisonment in the world. There are many reports of the adverse conditions in Russian prisons, often highlighting the consequences for health, in particular, risks of HIV, tuberculosis, and other infectious diseases. However, there are no reviews of the broader health issues in the Russian penal system. This paper reviews the available information on the health of the imprisoned population in Russia and the factors… 

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