Friday, 21 August 2009

Detention, Removal and People Living with HIV

In recent years, there has been increasing concern at failures to meet the HIV-related needs of asylum applicants. In particular, the process of detention and removal has resulted in real difficulties for asylum seekers living with HIV.
Advice for healthcare and voluntary sector professionals

This booklet is a practical resource that provides information and advice for healthcare, voluntary sector and other professionals working with detained HIV positive asylum seekers in Immigration Removal Centres (IRCs). It may also be helpful for those working with HIV positive detainees in other detention settings such as short-term holding facilities or prisons.

NAT and BHIVA Booklet on HIV and Removal Centres (June 2009) EMAIL-1


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