Belgium - Healthcare

Country

BelgiumBelgium

Detention issue

Healthcare

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Legal instruments & key provisions

Legal instrument Key provision
Prison Law (Basiswet betreffende het gevangeniswezen en de rechtspositie van de gedetineerden) Healthcare in prisons includes: services with the aim to improve, assess, retain, recover or improve the physical and mental condition of the patient, health prevention and health protection of prisoners, the reintegration of the prisoner in society throughout the aid of healthcare professionals. The prisoner has the right to receive healthcare, similar to the one provided to the general population and healthcare that is adjusted to the specific needs of the prisoner.

NATIONAL PREVENTIVE MECHANISM RECOMMENDATIONS

Year Recommendation Report
2018 No NPM established Report details