Original Articles

HIV/AIDS policies, practices and conditions in South African prisons: Criticisms and alternatives. Towards a research agenda

Published in: African Journal of AIDS Research
Volume 1, issue 1, 2002 , pages: 69–74
DOI: 10.2989/16085906.2002.9626546
Author(s): KC GoyerDepartment of Political Science, South Africa, J Gow, South Africa


The level of HIV infection in South African prisoners is unknown. However, given that 4.2 million citizens or 20% of the adult population are infected by HIV then the problem of infection within the prison system would seem to be a large and a significant management issue.

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