ORGANIZATIONAL
MODELS OF
PRISON HEALTH
CONSIDERATIONS FOR BETTER GOVERNANCE

There is currently a variety of models of prison health accountability across the WHO European Region.
The WHO Regional Office for Europe recommends that leadership should come from health ministries if

health equity between prisons and the outside community is to be achieved. Most importantly, a whole-
of-government approach is required to improve the quality of health services in prisons.

ORGANIZATIONAL
MODELS OF
PRISON HEALTH
CONSIDERATIONS FOR BETTER GOVERNANCE