Welcome to HCV Advocate’s hepatitis blog. The intent of this blog is to keep our website audience up-to-date on information about hepatitis and to answer some of our web site and training audience questions. People are encouraged to submit questions and post comments.

For more information on how to use this blog
click here, the HCV drug pipeline click here, and for more information on HCV clinical trials click here

Be sure to check out our other blogs: The HBV Advocate Blog and Hepatitis & Tattoos.

Alan Franciscus
Editor-in-Chief
HCV Advocate
HBV Advocate

Thursday, September 1, 2011

Poor healthcare in Victoria's jails a "major threat"

VICTORIAN prisoners face ''grossly inadequate'' mental healthcare, and high rates of hepatitis among prisoners pose a major threat to the public health system, according to an Ombudsman's report.

Ombudsman George Brouwer's report, tabled in Parliament last night, warned that high recidivism rates meant a significant impact on the wider community.

No comments:

Post a Comment