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How do you Stay Healthy and fit in Prison

Mr. S Dhivagar, Ms. J Jayasri, Ms. V Santhiya

Citation Information : Dhivagar MS, Jayasri MJ, Santhiya MV. How do you Stay Healthy and fit in Prison. 2018; 11 (1):37-39.

DOI: 10.5005/pjn-11-1-37

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-06-2015

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2018; The Author(s).


Highest attainable standard of physical and mental health is a fundamental human right of the every human being without discrimination. However, the Prisoners suffer a disproportionate burden of health problems as their health needs are often neglected. The concept of care, positive expectations and respect should permeate all prisons. In addition to providing health care, Prison should provide synergistic health education, patient education, prevention and other health promotion interventions to meet the assessed needs of the prison population. The healthy prison compile of standardized health facilities based on the inmate's needs.

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