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HIV testing in re-education through labour camps in Guangxi Autonomous Region, China (a cross-sectional survey)
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    Human Rights and HIV Interventions in Chinese Labor Camps
    • Joseph Amon, Health and Human Rights Division Human Rights Watch New York, NY USA
    • Other Contributors:
      • Richard Pearshouse

    Yap and colleagues1 suggest that China's labor camps for drug users present an opportunity to implement universal 'test and treat' programs. They contend that such a step would be consistent with 'humanitarian' principles endorsed by The Global Fund and the World Bank.

    Their recommendation is surprising and troubling. The paper cited to support this position (which we co-authored) is not in fact a call to scale...

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