WEPHREN is funded and delivered by Public Health England, working with international partners such as the WHO and others. A Steering Committee made up from members of the WHO Health in Prisons Programme Steering Group and other experts in the field meet once a quarter to support PHE in this endeavour. Find out more here.Go to page
WHO Europe is hosting a webinar on 21st July. Find the link to register for these events on our COVID-19 page.Learn more
NEW E-learning course
Register now for the new e-learning course on Managing TB outbreaks in prisons.Learn more
Call for papers for COVID-19 edition of IJPH
The International Journal of Prisoner Health will publish a special edition on COVID-19 later this year.Learn more
Experts by experience: blog on COVID-19
Read Sue Wheatcroft's blog on how isolation in prison during COVID-19 is different to isolation in the community.Learn more
COVID-19 in prisons and places of detention
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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
The International Journal of Prisoner Health is planning a special issue that will focus on the current Covid-19 pandemic aiming to raise awareness of the important issue of managing epidemics ...
Sue Wheatcroft is an Expert by Experience at Revolving Doors Agency. Below, Sue shares her thoughts on now the current lockdown in England compares with imprisonment, ending on a positive ...
Peer Power has produced this information video on COVID-19 for children and young people in the justice system using lines from NHS England and Improvement's Professor Keith Willett (Strategic Incident ...
A group of scientists, physicians, funders, and policy makers from over 70 institutions from over 30 countries have launched an international coalition to respond to COVID-19 in resource-poor settings. ...
The Counselling in Prisons Network (www.cipn.org.uk) has launched an independent Expert Reference group in relation to Informed Trauma Care (ITC) in the criminal justice system. Please contact Peter Jones on email@example.com for more information. Read more
The Council of Europe has published a report on prison management and organisation, authored by Jorg Pont and Timothy Harding. Read more
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Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a global public health problem in correctional settings. Due to the intersection of substance use disorders and the criminal justice ...