Who are we?

Health Without Barriers, The European Federation for Prison Health, is a network of national based association and experts together operating to promote an healthy prison environment in European prisons, for the public benefit of the entire population.

The mission of HWBs is the improvement of inmates’ health and custody condition, through the promotion of good health practices, ethical standards for the safeguard of human rights in prison (see the Human Rights Charta of HWBs), research and interdisciplinary collaboration in the field of prison health.
















The Human Rights Charta

As an organization, Health Without Barriers is committed to contributing with all of its available means to ensure that the health-related human rights of people in prisons are duly respected, protected and fulfilled. In particular, and in line with the European Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman or Degrading Treatment of Punishment (CPT) […]