Third European Conference on Healthcare in Prison

Lisbon, Portugal,

Date: 21-22 November
Location: LxAddictions conference site

Health Without Barriers — the European Federation for Prison Health — is organising its Third European Conference on Healthcare in Prison in Lisbon in the margins of Lisbon Addictions 2022.

The conference will provide a space for discussion and exchange among health professionals working in prisons in European and non-European countries. Participants will represent diverse professional and disciplinary fields, ranging from practice to research and monitoring and from law enforcement and prison administration to peer involvement. They will also include people with personal prison experience.

The following topics will be discussed: human rights, health determinants, drug addiction, harm reduction, cooperation with outside services and through care, preparation for release, peer involvement, mental health, safety management, migrants, women, and new approaches to health care in prison.

Target groups: prison medical services (doctors, psychologists and nursing staff), employees in prison, employees of external services (e.g. NGOs), employees in administration, policymakers, lawyers and other interested parties.

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