1st World Conference
on Health in Detention


27-29 June 2022, Geneva

Recommendations: These 25 recommendations were collected from partners, speakers, and ICRC leadership to consider in constructing the road map for future work in health in detention. This is only part 1. In the final conference report, we will be including recommendations collected from participants as well. We look forward to sharing everyone’s input.

Recommendations

 

The First World Conference on Health in Detention aims to provide health care professionals and managers working in detention settings, and academics from a range of relevant disciplines with a platform to share their experiences, challenges, lessons learnt and research, and to mutually promote a whole government stewardship approach to health in detention.

By strengthening health systems in detention through effective and collaborative management and interministerial coordination, and promoting the application of fundamental rights and standards, professionals can:

Ensure equality and promote equivalence of care in places of detention, in accordance with ethical and international standards

Improve public health for all members of society by integrating detention health systems into national health systems