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September 20, 2007

SFAF Podcast #17 - Mary Sylla Confronts the Issues Surrounding HIV Prevention in Prisons and Jails

Mary Sylla, Policy & Advocacy Director at the Center for Health Justice, discusses the current status of HIV prevention in prisons and jails and answers some of the questions surrounding this controversial topic. The Center for Health Justice is co-sponsoring the San Francisco AIDS Foundation's upcoming HIVision forum, Preventing HIV in Prisons and Jails. Ms. Sylla will moderate the October 11th event.

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Mary Sylla, JD, MPH, founded the Center for Health Justice as CorrectHELP in 2000. Currently she focuses on policy opportunities to improve HIV treatment and prevention for California's prisoners, and leading the organization's research. She has been instrumental in drafting legislation advocating condom distribution in the state's prisons, educating legislative and gubernatorial staff about HIV corrections issues, and influencing correctional policy decisions of HIV advocates throughout the state.

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