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Table 3 Improvements in behaviour, services, environmental conditions & monitoring

From: The health system accountability impact of prison health committees in Zambia

  Improved Service / Environmental Conditions F1-M F2-F F3-M F4-F F5-M F7-M F8-M Total
1 PrHC support to prison clinic: counselling, health education, TB symptom screening 1   1   1   1 4
2 HIV counselling and accompanied referrals   1   1     2
3 Adherence support for inmates with chronic conditions   1   1     2
4 Prompted Officer in Charge to commit engaging Works Department to unblock drains in inmate bathrooms    1      1
5 Improved notification / upward reporting of health issues to Office in Charge    1   1 1 1 4
6 PrHC led ban on indoor smoking enforced by senior (Special Stage) inmates    1      1
7 Advocacy to ensure inmates’ receive timely follow-up visits to clinic     1     1
8 Prompted local council to restart rubbish collection improving general hygiene Improved notification / upward reporting of health issues to Officer in Charge       1   1
9 New health and safety measures for food storage and rubbish removal        1 1
  Total 1 2 4 3 2 2 3 17
  1. F6-F: None recorded. Non-PrHC members noted lack of knowledge of the group / its purpose