Letters Stigmatising sex workers

Public health policy must be based on sound evidence

BMJ 2007; 334 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.39191.711794.3A (Published 26 April 2007) Cite this as: BMJ 2007;334:863
  1. Michael D E Goodyear, assistant professor
  1. Department of Medicine, Dalhousie University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada B3H 2Y9
  1. mgoodyear{at}dal.ca

    Discussions around regulatory frameworks in commercial sex require careful useof terminology. A widely circulated report of the BMA's annual public health conference seems to be advocating the legalisation and regulation of sex work in order to submit prostitutes to regular testing.1 …

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