2012 Network meeting on Prisons and Health

10-12 October 2012, Copenhagen, Denmark

WHO/Europe organized a meeting on Prisons and Health for national counterparts, other representatives of the WHO Member States of the European network for Prisons and Health, as well as partner organizations. The meeting was organized in joint collaboration with and co-sponsored by the WHO Collaborating Centre for Prison and Health, United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) and International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

The meeting put particular focus on:

  • the second edition of the "Health in prisons. A WHO guide to the essentials in prison health";
  • hepatitis C and prisons;
  • tuberculosis and prisons;
  • alcohol and prisons;
  • stewardship; and
  • training for staff.

The meeting took place on 10-12 October 2012 in the premises of the WHO Regional Office for Europe in Copenhagen, Denmark