On Point: Recommendations for Prison-Based Needle and Syringe Programs in Canada

This report is the culmination of a multi-phase, multi-year undertaking that involved broad consultation and primary research to create recommendations for implementing prison-based needle and syringe programs (PNSPs), which provide sterile injection equipment to prisoners who inject drugs and help prevent the spread of HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV), in Canadian federal prisons.

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HIV Legal Network, Prisoners' HIV/AIDS Support Action Network (PASAN), Ryerson University

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Language(s)

English, French

Population(s)

People who inject or use drugs, Prisoners

Audience

Program tools

Resource Type

Report