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Общи :: Prisons without Risk – trainings on legal topics for staff and inmates in the prison in Sliven

Prisons without Risk – trainings on legal topics for staff and inmates in the prison in Sliven

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Sliven, 10-11 March, 2016Team

Team of BFPA implemented trainings for staff and inmates in the women’s prison in Sliven on 10 and 11 March 2016 in the frame of the project ‘Prisons without risk – a pilot initiative for preventing the spread of blood-transmitted and sexually transmitted infections in three selected Bulgarian prisons’. The work with the two target groups included short summarizing and specific characteristics, connected with blood transmitted and sexually transmitted infections, working on cases in groups and main directions on questions connected with the rights of access to health care in prisons. The participants from the staff trained received a copy of manuals, especially developed on project.

The team implemented the educations during the two days was: Ivana Murdjeva, lawyer, Ventzislav Kirkov, Daniela Dikova from BFPA and Milen Chavrov from Hope Against AIDS Foundation, supported by Prof. Radka Argirova and Dr. Radosveta Stamenkova. Part of the team was also the Roma health mediator from Sliven municipality – Natasha Todorova. Opportunity for anonymous testing and counseling on HIV, hepatitis C and hepatitis B was given to the participants of the trainings.

The project’s duration is 14 months (March 2015 – April 2016). Its aim is to improve the health status of persons serving sentence of "imprisonment" and detainees through active re-socializing activities related to the provision of services and information to improve health awareness of vulnerable communities in prisons in Plovdiv, Stara Zagora and Sliven.

You can find out more about the project here

This publication is created with financial support from the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2009-2014. The entire responsibility for the contents of the document is of BFPA and under no circumstances can be assumed that this document presents official opinion of the Programme Operator or the donor.

 

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Общи :: Prisons without Risk – trainings on legal topics for staff and inmates in the prison in Sliven