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Общи :: Introductory training on how to work in multi-ethnic environment in the project for access to health services for groups at risk in five districts of Sofia

Introductory training on how to work in multi-ethnic environment in the project for access to health services for groups at risk in five districts of Sofia

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DiscussionSofia, June 1-2 2016

Intensive and extremely well visited workshop with medical specialists and field workers, who will be implementing the activities on the project of First Specialized Ob/Gyn Hospital for Active Treatment ‘St. Sofia’ ‘Access to health services for pregnant women, young mothers and children up to 3 years old from groups at risk’ in partnership with the Bulgarian Family Planning and Sexual Health Association  (BFPA) took place at June 1-2, 2016 in Sofia. The entire project teams from the five project sites – Fakulteta, Filipovzi, Hristo Botev, Orlandovzi and Malashevzi participated in the training and thus  the number of participants were more than 40 people. 
Project activities, roles and responsibilities of the team members, working formats by activities, opportunities for interaction between the different experts and consultants on the project were discussed.

PresentationVia lectures, in small group discussions and interactive exercises were presented the topics connected with the specificity of working with Roma groups, including historic review, culture and traditions of the communities, as well as how to working in multiethnic environment. Health traditions, health and education in the scale of priorities of the target groups, specifics of Roma groups in Sofia, prevention of early marriages and early school dropouts were among the most discussed. Approaches in project sites will be individualized, and will be implemented with the support of local structures as Chitalishte “Stoyanka sokolova” in Fakulteta, the Chitalishte in Hristo Botev and Concordia foundation in Orlandovzi and Malashevzi. The next steps were defined with the help of Desislava Boneva and Dr Ivan Dikov from Specialized Ob/Gyn Hospital for Active Treatment ‘St. Sofia’ and the team of BFPA - Dr. Radosveta Stamenkova, Ventzislav Kirkov and Boyan Mladenov. In the process the help of Raliza zgalevska, Pavlina Filipova and Toni Toncheva as integral part of the training team, was priceless.
The project  ‘Access to health services for pregnant women, young mothers and children up to 3 years old from groups at risk’  is being implemented on BG07 ‘Initiatives for public health’ programme of Norwegian Financial Mechanism up to January 2017 and has its main aim  to contribute for improving the access to and quality of the health services, as well to improve the health of mothers and children 0-3 yeas from vulnerable groups in Sofia Municipality.

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Общи :: Introductory training on how to work in multi-ethnic environment in the project for access to health services for groups at risk in five districts of Sofia