Ralf Jürgens

Summary

Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Prisoners who inject drugs: public health and human rights imperatives
    Ralf Jürgens
    Canadian HIV AIDS Legal Network
    Health Hum Rights 8:46-74. 2005
  2. doi request reprint Interventions to reduce HIV transmission related to injecting drug use in prison
    Ralf Jürgens
    HIV AIDS, Health, Policy and Human Rights, Quebec, Canada
    Lancet Infect Dis 9:57-66. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Ten reasons to oppose the criminalization of HIV exposure or transmission
    Ralf Jürgens
    HIV AIDS, Health, Policy and Human Rights, Mille Isles, Quebec, Canada
    Reprod Health Matters 17:163-72. 2009
  4. doi request reprint People who use drugs, HIV, and human rights
    Ralf Jürgens
    HIV AIDS, Health, Policy and Human Rights, Quebec, Canada
    Lancet 376:475-85. 2010
  5. pmc HIV and incarceration: prisons and detention
    Ralf Jürgens
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:26. 2011

Detail Information

Publications5

  1. ncbi request reprint Prisoners who inject drugs: public health and human rights imperatives
    Ralf Jürgens
    Canadian HIV AIDS Legal Network
    Health Hum Rights 8:46-74. 2005
    ..Ultimately, this approach benefits not only prisoners but also prison staff and the public, and does not entail lessening of the safety and security of prisons...
  2. doi request reprint Interventions to reduce HIV transmission related to injecting drug use in prison
    Ralf Jürgens
    HIV AIDS, Health, Policy and Human Rights, Quebec, Canada
    Lancet Infect Dis 9:57-66. 2009
    ..The introduction of these programmes in countries with an existing or emergent epidemic of HIV infection among injecting drug users is therefore warranted, as part of comprehensive programmes to address HIV in prisons...
  3. doi request reprint Ten reasons to oppose the criminalization of HIV exposure or transmission
    Ralf Jürgens
    HIV AIDS, Health, Policy and Human Rights, Mille Isles, Quebec, Canada
    Reprod Health Matters 17:163-72. 2009
    ..The obvious exception involves cases where individuals purposely or maliciously transmit HIV with the intent to harm others. In these rare cases, existing criminal laws - rather than new, HIV-specific laws - can and should be used...
  4. doi request reprint People who use drugs, HIV, and human rights
    Ralf Jürgens
    HIV AIDS, Health, Policy and Human Rights, Quebec, Canada
    Lancet 376:475-85. 2010
    ..Rights-based responses to HIV and drug use have had good outcomes where they have been implemented, and they should be replicated in other countries...
  5. pmc HIV and incarceration: prisons and detention
    Ralf Jürgens
    J Int AIDS Soc 14:26. 2011
    ..In addition, however, action to reduce overcrowding and improve conditions in detention is urgently needed...