Articles

COVID-19 and testing in prisons

by WEPHREN

Title: Serial Laboratory Testing for SARS-CoV-2 Infection Among Incarcerated and Detained Persons in a Correctional and Detention Facility — Louisiana, April–May 2020 Authors: Njugna et al ** FULL ARTICLE IN USEFUL ...

Communication tools for COVID-19

by WEPHREN

    COVID-19 VISUAL COMMUNICATION TOOLS FOR USE IN SECURE ENVIRONMENTS TO PROTECT RESIDENTS AND EQUIP CLINICAL AND NON-CLINICAL TEAMS DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC The Beyond Words team have been ...

Conversations on Coronavirus

by WEPHREN

Every Friday lunctime for the next few weeks,  Public Health England's Health and Justice team will post a short video on the approach they are taking with prisons and prison ...


Improving prisoner health for stronger public health

Humane and evidence-based prison health systems with community links will improve public health within and outside prison walls, both for COVID-19 and other health issues.

 

News

'Reproductive healthcare in prison: A qualitative study of women's experiences and perspectives in Ontario, Canada', led by Dr Jessica Liauw - https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0251853

 

WEPHREN Steering Group member, Dr Fadi Meroueh, talks about ensuring health equity and harm reduction services in prisons, and the challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic

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