Recordings of the EFPC lunch webinar: Prison Health Working Group 7 April with the objective to collect obstacles in providing primary care in closed settings and released detainees; next steps for improvement.
The EFPC hosted a Webinar “Cases of Primary Care in closed settings/prisons” on the 18th of January, at 12h (CET). With the focus on highlighting the continuity of care between prisons and the community, as well as the role and the need for Primary Care within closed settings.
EFPC Position Paper: Health of prisoners – the role of primary care •Introduction •The problem What’s known about the health of prisoners? What’s known about the organisation of care during incarceration? What’s known about the role of primary care during and after incarceration and continuity of care between prison and community care? •Experiences Exemplary good and bad experiences from members of EFPC •The position of EFPC
Association between county jail incarceration and cause-specific county mortality in the USA, 1987–2017: a retrospective, longitudinal study
By Sandhya Kajeepeta, Pia M Mauro, Katherine M Keyes, Abdulrahman M El-Sayed, Caroline G Rutherford, Seth J Prins in The Lancet Public Health Published online: February 23, 2021 The authors integrated the available theoretical and empirical data to propose plausible mechanisms that explain the observed relationships. The findings add to the substantial body of evidence suggesting that decarceration strategies would improve public health and i...
For those who are interested in prison healhth care, I specifically addressing the members of the Prison Health Working group: Interesting webinare focused on transitions from prison to probation https://www.cep-probation.org/events/restoration-of-normality-mirroring-the-past-in-the-future/
The challenges of the continuum of care and the link with primary care; preliminary results of a literature review – Prof Dr Peter Groenewegen, NIVEL
Presentation Prison Health webinar 18 January 2021 Prison Health in Kyrgyzstan – Dina Masalimova, AFEW Kyrgyzstan
Kyrgyzstan •Population - 6 million, more than 1 million of them are labor migrants (mostly, in Russia) •Prison population – 7 thousand people
The EFPC hosted a Webinar “Cases of Primary Care in closed settings/prisons” on the 18th of January, at 12h (CET). With the focus on highlighting the continuity of care between prisons and the community, as well as the role and the need for Primary Care within closed settings. Presentation of : Lauren Smith (University of Lincoln, UK): Prison Health, the organization for care in prison and the link with care outside of prison in England/Wales
WHO Europe: Brief Organizational Models of Prison Health. Considerations for Better Governance (2020)
WHO Regional Office for Europe published a policy brief on the Brief Organizational Models of Prison Health. Considerations for Better Governance. There is currently a variety of models of prison health accountability across the WHO European Region. The WHO Regional Office for Europe recommends that leadership should come from health ministries if health equity between prisons and the outside community is to be achieved. Most importantly, a who...
Prison Health: an insight into health care for marginalised persons – the example of drug users in prisons
Presentation: Prison Health: an insight into health care for marginalised persons – the example of drug users in prisons. By: Prof. Dr. Heino Johann Stöver.
Collecting Cases of Primary Care in Closed Settings/Prisons - Insight into organisation, provision and type of care.
The Working Group ‘Prison Health’ of the European Forum for Primary Care would like to collect information on the relationships between health care in prisons and primary care after inmates are released. This information will ultimately contribute to a position paper that will highlight the continuity of care between prisons and the community, as well as the role and need of primary care within closed settings. Deadline: 31st October 2020. Plea...
Co-hosted by WHO/Europe, Public Health England and the Government of Finland, the 6th Prison Health Conference took place in Helsinki in March 2019. Themed “Leaving no one behind in prison health”, it focused on the interface between the health and justice systems, and its association with human rights and the principles established under the United Nations Nelson Mandela Rules and Bangkok Rules on the treatment of prisoners. The Conference was...