chapter  10
Conclusions: Some principles of public health and health in prisons
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In this book, I have tried to sketch out the issues, from the perspectives of health and medicine, occupational health and safety, law, management, criminology, sociology, human rights, and history, which underlie health and public health in correctional settings. Simply, these include the following:

1 For infectious diseases and mental health issues, prisons can form an incubator for transmission of pathogens and exacerbation of poor health.