Celebrate WEPHREN's 2nd anniversary by watching #wephrenwebinars

WEPHREN hosted the University of New Mexico for the Alex Gatherer Memorial Lecture on Hepatitis C in prisons and an innovative peer mentoring programme. Find out more here




Watch an introduction to WEPHREN

by Dr Éamonn O’Moore, Director of the UK Collaborating Centre for WHO Health in Prisons (European Region)


Call for EC funding applications


The European Commission published on 25 September 2019 a call for proposals  for € 2.375 million to support transnational projects in the area of EU drugs policy.   This ...

Prisons and the National TB Programme in India


‘Tuberculosis disease among Prison inmates is one of the major public health concerns. While, globally and India is moving towards “END TB” by 2025, containing infection transmission from prison to ...

Mental Wellbeing in Scottish prisons


"Mental Wellbeing Among People in Prison in Scotland", has just been published. It is, to our knowledge, the first large scale study of mental wellbeing in a prison population. The ...

Themed Collections: International Youth Day 2019


“Children deprived of liberty remain an invisible and forgotten group in society notwithstanding the increasing evidence of these children being in fact victims of further human rights violations. Countless children ...


PhD Scholarships in Australia - closing 12th July

Please click on the link for information on two opportunities for PhD scholarships related to prison health at the University of New South Wales, Australia - understanding mortality inequality among prisoners and a second study of sexual health attitudes of ... Read more