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14.05.12

Training of trainers on prison health care

A five-day ‚Äútraining of trainers‚ÄĚ seminar for staff of the medical department and the Penitentiary and Probation Training Centre (PPTC) of the Ministry of Corrections and Legal Assistance of Georgia (MCLA) and chief doctors from penitentiary institutions in Western Georgia will take place in Kachreti, on 23-27 May 2012. The training will be led by five national and two international experts of the Council of Europe and will focus on national legislation on health care, the provision of health care to prisoners in Georgia, European standards on the management of the health care in the penitentiary system and ethical norms for medical staff serving in prisons, as well as Istanbul Protocol standards and case-law of the European Court of Human Rights on inadequate medical treatment of prisoners. In addition, time will be devoted to the development of training skills and inter-active training methodology. The training seminar is conducted in the framework of the Denmark‚Äôs Georgia Programme 2010-2013 ‚ÄúPromotion of Judicial Reform, Human and Minority Rights

On a basis of this ‚Äútraining of trainers‚ÄĚ seminar, a pool of trainers on prison health care will be established at the PPTC. These trainers will conduct a first pilot training for staff of the medical department of the MCLA and chief doctors from penitentiary institutions in Eastern Georgia on 7-10 June 2012.

 

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Council of Europe Office in Georgia