Waiting for the Treatment (Documentary)

About 30 per cent of inmates in our federal prisons have Hepatitis C. While there have been vast improvements in treating both diseases, those behind bars say they're not getting adequate treatment.

Part Two of The Current

Waiting for Treatment (Documentary)

Douglas Foreman has HIV-AIDS and Hepatitis C. He has been in and out of prison for 32 years. He's currently at the La Macaza Penitentiary in Quebec. And he says that he and other prisoners like him aren't getting proper treatment.

Radio Canada's Jesara Sinclair went to meet Douglas Foreman in prison. Her documentary, Waiting For Treatment first aired on The Current in June.

Last Word - 9/11 Friday Promo

Anna Maria Tremonti will be back in this chair on Monday morning as The Current launches its tenth season. She's already hard at work on some stories you're definitely going to want to tune in for.

And next Friday, Afghan-Canadian journalist Nelofer Pazira will be The Current's Friday Host. She'll anchor an entire program marking the tenth anniversary of the attacks of September 11th and looking at how the events of that day continue to shape our world. Nelofer Pazira got the last word this morning.

Other segments from today's show:

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