Prison Health Care Expert Group PENAL INSTITUTIONS Denmark

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Prison Health Care Expert Group

Prison Health Care Expert Group

PENAL INSTITUTIONS • • • Denmark Estonia Finland France Latvia 87 7 38 185

PENAL INSTITUTIONS • • • Denmark Estonia Finland France Latvia 87 7 38 185 15 • • • Lithuania Norway Poland The Russ. Fed. Sweden 15 47 213 1051 86

NUMBER OF PRISONERS • • • Denmark Estonia Finland France Latvia 4198 4463 3595

NUMBER OF PRISONERS • • • Denmark Estonia Finland France Latvia 4198 4463 3595 52000 6676 • • • Lithuania 7983 Norway 3300 Poland 90500 The Russ. F. 889650 Sweden 7450

Cathegories of prisoners • Number of pretrial detainees varies from 13 -31 % (Lithuania

Cathegories of prisoners • Number of pretrial detainees varies from 13 -31 % (Lithuania 13, 6 – France 31, 5) • Number of female detainees varies from 3 -7 % (Poland 3, 1 – The Russ. Fed. 7) • Number of minors varies from 0, 1 - 2, 7 % (Finland 0, 1 – Latvia 2, 7). Number of foreigners varies quite a lot from country to country (Norway f. ex. ca 20 %)

PRISONERS ARE SENT TO PRISON AS PUNISHMENT AND NOT FOR PUNISHMENT BUT Many are

PRISONERS ARE SENT TO PRISON AS PUNISHMENT AND NOT FOR PUNISHMENT BUT Many are infected with TB Many are infected with HIV/Aids or other sexually transmitted diseases Many are drug or alcohol dependent Many have psychological/psychiatric problems and many have other health-related problems

Overcrowding - conseq. on prisoners and staff • • • Lack of personal space

Overcrowding - conseq. on prisoners and staff • • • Lack of personal space – tension/violence Basic hygienic conditions not provided Lack of beds and necessary equipment Unsatisfactory regime and activities Substandard health care Staff problems