Over nine million people are incarcerated in penal institutions worldwide. High rates of HIV and other infectious diseases in prisons can lead to alarmingly high rates of mortality among prisoners. Negative public attitudes towards people in detention act as a barrier to objective and pragmatic discussions of prison health policy.

Evaluation of the training course

The evaluation form of the training course for use by trainers and participants, both staff and inmates

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Exercise "Dirty words"

In this exercise, participants discuss sex in order to make them more comfortable with the subject

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Exercise "Negotiation skills"

Apart from all kind of individual ‘technical’ problems, drug users can run into situations where problems have to be sorted out with other drug users. This exercise tries to raise this subject of solving problems together

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Exercise "Safe or not"

This exercise aims to raise awareness of safe sex techniques

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Exercise "Simulation of a Stressful Situation"

In this exercise, a stressful situation in which different injecting equipment is used is simulated in a role play

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Exercise "The matter of hygiene"

In this exercise discussing hygiene in prison and speaking about fears of infections and looking for ways to deal with these fears

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Exercise "The safer sex debate"

People use all kind of pretexts against condom use. The aim of this exercise is to bring those pretexts to the surface and find valid counterarguments

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Exercise "Work sharing"

This exercise focuses on health risks that may arise from paraphernalia needed for drug injection that is commonly shared among drug users, i.e. materials like filters, water, spoons, swabs

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