Title

Fury over release of AIDS prisoners

Document Type

Article

Department

Ophthalmology

Abstract

Several non-governmental organisations involved in the management of HIV/AIDS in Zambia have criticised the Zambian government's practice of releasing prisoners with HIV/AIDS before the end of their term. “It is not a correct measure. We don't know how much counselling they had received before they were released”, Clement Mfuzi of the Network of Zambian People Living with HIV/AIDS warned. “They need to be provided proper treatment first. Many of them may still be in denial and have unprotected sex with their spouses and other

Publication

Lancet Infectious Diseases