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Humanitarian work in prisons: the experience of Médecins Sans Frontières

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The full article is available in Humanitarian Aid on the Move

Humanitarian action by NGOs in detention centres is quite rare and poorly documented. Despite the fact that prisoners are among those who have the least access to quality health care services, MSF has never chosen to make detention centres one of its strategic priorities. The inherent difficulties linked to this operational context explain the limited number of projects the organisation has developed and managed in prisons.


Jean-Marc Biquet