Prisons explains why there's printed list of HIV-positive inmates

HIV-positive inmates are typically scheduled for medical reviews by the prison's appointed medical service provider Parkway Shenton, which takes place within prison compounds.
HIV-positive inmates are typically scheduled for medical reviews by the prison's appointed medical service provider Parkway Shenton, which takes place within prison compounds.PHOTO: ST FILE

It is standard practice to prepare a printed list of HIV-positive inmates for their medical reviews, said the Singapore Prison Service (SPS), shedding light on its internal processes after photos of such a list were leaked by American Mikhy Farrera Brochez.

Responding to queries from The Straits Times, SPS said yesterday that HIV-positive inmates are typically scheduled for medical reviews by its appointed medical service provider Parkway Shenton, which take place within prison compounds.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 20, 2019, with the headline 'Prisons explains why there's printed list of HIV-positive inmates'. Print Edition | Subscribe