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WHO Report on Prison Health Care

WHO have published a thorough guide on prisons and health care. Prison health care matters to us all because, as they write, it reduced health inequalities - demonstrating that healthcare is for everyone in society. May prisoners, particualrly women, have lived such chaotic lives that prison may be the first time in their lives they have access ot health care, What is more, they are usually in high need of some sort of medical, psycholigical or dental attention; making the demands on prison care all the more pressing.

A key point they stress is that a commitment to prison health care builds a healthier and more just society. 

Read the report by chapter here







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