December 8, 2007
DHS Medical Treatment of Immigrant Detainees with HIV/AIDS Substandard, Human Rights Watch Report Concludes
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security provides inadequate care and treatment of immigrant detainees with HIV/AIDS, according to a new survey by a civil rights group that was prompted by the July death of a transgender inmate. Human Rights Watch issued a 71-page report Friday to encourage the government to improve its screening and ongoing treatment of immigrant detainees with HIV/AIDS. The report cocludes that DHS should upgrade its care and treatment of immigrant detainees with HIV. The organization charged that the agency has failed to meet its obligations to and respect the rights of its detainees with HIV. It fails to monitor the appropriate treatment of detainees with HIV, or even how many have HIV, and has substandard policies and procedures for providing life-saving care.
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Posted by: MikeG | Dec 12, 2007 3:29:00 PM