Welcome to The Worldwide Prison Health Research & Engagement Network (WEPHREN), an open access collaborative forum for everyone interested in prison health, aiming to build capacity through research and professional development
The work of WEPHREN is guided by a Steering Committee made up from members of the WHO Health in Prisons Programme Steering Group and other experts in the field who meet once a quarter to review the delivery plan for WEPHREN and provide advice and support to the WHO UK Collaborating Centre in delivering the objectives. Find out more here.
To systematically review prevalence studies for psychotic illness and major depression in prisoners, provide summary estimates and investigate sources of heterogeneity between studies using meta-regression.
Studies from 1966 ...
Almost from the beginning of the HIV epidemic in 1981, an association with tuberculosis (TB) was recognized. This association between HIV and TB co-infection has been particularly evident amongst prisoners ...
The aim of the study reported here is to explore professionals’ perceptions regarding intimate partner violence (IPV) among young people, focusing on the characteristics of the phenomenon and their perceptions ...
Effective and appropriate data sharing requires the development of models of good data sharing practices which; maximize potential benefits, minimize risks of harm, ensure that the rights and interests of stakeholders are respected and are capable of obtaining and maintaining ... Read more
For supporting the establishment of new collaborations between Africa and Oxford for research or teaching related to health and biomedical sciences
The grant can be used to cover costs of travel (in either direction i.e. Oxford staff to an African institution or vice versa), accommodation and incidental expenses to a maximum of £5000 (it is anticipated that visits in general will ... Read more
On 7 May 2015, Brazil informed WHO/PAHO of its first laboratory confirmed cases of Zika virus. In the last year the scientific community has learned an extraordinary amount about this virus and its effects. This article chronicles Zika virus from ... Read more