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26 Newly Trained Health Mediators Received their Certificates
03.04.2015 ZdravenMediator.net

On 2 April 2015 professional certificates for Health mediators were handed over personally by Prof. Ivaylo Tournev - founder of the Health mediators program in Bulgaria, to HMswho succsessfully passed the training programme and the final exam. During the period 20 March - 2 April 2015 twenty-sixHealth mediators were trained jointly by teams of the Faculty of Public Health in Medical University-Sofia and Association National Network of Health Mediators.


Three of the newly trained HMswill work within the project “Together for Better Health - from us, by us” in Belitsa, Razlog and Vidin. The project started in 2012 in Bulgaria and other three EU countries - Hungary, Romania, Slovakia. Association NNHM will continue its implementation in the next three years (2015-2018)with new objectives and activities.


In 2015 for the first time all newly trained HMswill participate in exchange of experiance with their more experienced colleagues from other places. They will work for three days together:

-  on the field,

-  to carry out meeting with institutions,

-  on identification of individual cases,

-  for better reporting skills.


By the end of 2015 six Regional meetings of HMs areexpected as well ascontinuation and expansion of the campaign “WE ARE NOT AN EXEPTION” among students and pupils in different cities and settlements.



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