Division of Prison Health


Ch. du Petit-Bel-Air 2
1225 Chêne-Bourg

 Professeur Hans Wolff
Hans Wolff
Head of Division

Mission of the Division of Prison Health

  • To offer quality care to detained individuals in prisons of the Republic and Canton of Geneva
  • To provide care equivalent to the care received by people in the community
  • To enforce medical law and professional ethics regulations
  • To develop prevention and health promotion measures in the prison environment
  • To improve coordination with external health care networks
  • To promote training and education about the aspects of health in the prison environment, medical rights and ethics
  • To promote research and increase knowledge about health in the prison environment


Last update : 11/07/2022