Status paper on prisons, drugs and harm reduction (2005)





The Status Paper on Prisons, Drugs and Harm Reduction was adopted at the WHO International Meeting on Prisons and Health in De Leeuwenhorst, the Netherlands on 22 October 2004. The meeting was organized in cooperation with the National Agency of Correctional Services, the Ministry of Justice, the Netherlands and the Pompidou Group of the Council of Europe. The meeting was co-sponsored by the WHO Collaborating Centre on Prison Health, Department of Health, England and Wales, Ministry of Health, the Netherlands, KNCV Tuberculosis Foundation, Aids Foundation/SOA Aids Nederland, Cranstoun Drug Services and European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction.