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Covid-19 shows us that prison healthcare is in dire need of reform

Golembeski, Cynthia, Irfan, Ans, Williams, Brie and Venters, Homer (2020) Covid-19 shows us that prison healthcare is in dire need of reform. USApp – American Politics and Policy Blog (01 Jun 2020). Blog Entry.

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The spread of COVID-19 has had a huge negative impact on those involved with the criminal justice system – a group which already suffers from poorer healthcare outcomes. Cynthia Golembeski, Ans Irfan, Brie Williams, and Homer Venters write that the COVID-19 pandemic is an opportunity to push for reforms to reduce prison populations and to move to a more humane evidence-based healthcare system for those involved with the justice system.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2020 The Author(s)
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
H Social Sciences > HN Social history and conditions. Social problems. Social reform
K Law > K Law (General)
Date Deposited: 23 Jul 2020 15:00
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 10:38

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