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Council of Europe Office in Georgia

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21.07.11
On 27-28 July 2011, the working group charged with drafting a Strategy on Health Care in the Penitentiary System for 2011-2013 will meet at Kvareli Lake Resort.

On 27-28 July 2011, the working group charged with drafting a Strategy on Health Care in the Penitentiary System for 2011-2013 will meet at Kvareli Lake Resort. The work of the group will focus on the development of a primary medical care policy and an organisational structure for the provision of health care in prisons in Georgia, in line with standards of the Council of Europe.  This activity is conducted in the framework of the Denmark‚Äôs Georgia Programme 2010-2013 ‚ÄúPromotion of Judicial Reform, Human and Minority Rights‚ÄĚ.

 

Seven representatives of the Ministry of Corrections and Legal Assistance of Georgia, two representatives of the Ministry of Labour, Health and Social Affairs of Georgia, representatives of the ICRC and two NGOs working in the prison health care field will be involved in drafting the Strategy . In addition, two international experts from the Council of Europe will contribute to the development of the Strategy.

 

 A second meeting of the working group is planned for 3-4 October 2011, followed by a round table on 5 October 2011, when the draft Strategy will be presented to the Minister of Correction and Legal Assistance and the Minister of Labour, Health and Social Affairs, for its further consideration, adoption and implementation.

 

 

 

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Council of Europe Office in Georgia