In Gudauri, on 14-16
December and 17-19 December, two Council of Europe international experts will
provide training on the effective provision and management of healthcare
services in prisons to respectively chief doctors of prisons and staff of the
medical department of Ministry of Corrections and Legal Assistance of Georgia.
The aim of the training is to build the capacity of chief doctors and other
staff of the Ministry of Corrections and Legal Assistance to effectively manage
the prevention and treatment of illnesses among prisoners. The training will
make the participants of the training more familiar with the European standards
on healthcare, deepen their knowledge on management issues and equip them with
the necessary skills through practical exercises.
This activity is organised within the framework of the European Union/Council of
Europe Joint Programme âHuman Rights in Prisons and Other Closed Institutionsâ.
This programme was launched in July 2013 and aims at strengthening human rights
and improving access to health care for persons deprived of their liberty.
For more information see: www.coe.int / www.coe.ge