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Reflections on the EPH workshops on prisoner health

Impact of EFPC - Projects

Prisoner health, public health, and primary care The European Public Health Conference was last year in Marseille. The conference brought together 2,500 public health professionals, researchers and policy makers. I attended two workshops on health of prisoners. Prisoner health is an often neglected problem with both public health and primary care aspects. Prisoners have a worse health compared to the general population, characterised by mental h...

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Mental Health in Prisons - Coping with the Coronavirus

PRIMORE PROJECT - Prison Health

What is undoubtedly at the forefront of the headlines at the moment is Covid 19 and its vast impacts on global health systems, economies and infrastructure. Vulnerable populations are worst effected; the elderly, those with pre-existing conditions, poorer populations etc. However, amongst these vulnerable populations are those confined within an environment that, given current events, might not necessarily be at the top of everyones agenda; pris...

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Interprofessional research and organizational co-creation

PRIMORE PROJECT - Mental Health in PC

Following the webinar InterProfessional Collaboration in Research (you haven't seen the webinar yet? Look at youtube! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mV5lGDrcMiE) the EFPC working group mental health had an inspiring online meeting this morning with Mental Health Europe (MHE). MHE is an European non-governmental network organisation committed to the promotion of positive mental health, the prevention of mental distress, the improvement of care, a...

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EU call for projects: Support for the implementation of best practices in the area of mental health

PRIMORE PROJECT - Mental Health in PC

There is a great opportunity for interested parties to join each other in developing a proposal for this EU call in the framework of the EU Health Programme 2020. Topics are related to: Aims to improve care for patients suffering from depression and preventing suicidal behavior.Several simultaneous intervention activities generating synergistic effectscooperation primary & mental health care, focusing on training general practitioners;publi...

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