We will invest this year, the Ministry of Health in the implementation of the “Maternal and child health.” The investment is a step forward, especially considering that in the previous year, this program has not been spent or lev. This was said today Deputy Minister Vanya Sharkov at the opening of the final conference “Small steps biggest change” project “Childhood for all” in which the health department is a partner of the State Agency for Child Protection and the Social Assistance Agency at the MLSP.
The team of the Ministry of Health has decided to direct funds for capital expenditures primarily for the needs of AG and wards as they are structures with extremely crucial for serving women and children, said the deputy minister. MH bear the costs of specialization in pediatrics, considering the fact that this specialty doctors are few and our country will need such personnel, it became clear from the words of Dr. Sharkov.
The project “Childhood for all” was launched in 2010 and its main objective was to implement measures for deinstitutionalization of children in homes, and to develop a new model for husbandry and care that is close to the maximum family. For this period in 72 municipalities in the country started working structures for new resident services – centers for family-type accommodation and sheltered housing, it was reported today. New forms of work with parents and foster families were approved as part of the modern approach to support, priority was given to services related to the new type of care for children with intellectual disabilities, physical disabilities and children at risk. By the end of this year the closure of all specialized institutions for children with disabilities, also announced by the State Agency for Child Protection.