| 26 Newly Trained Health Mediators Received their Certificates |
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:
- to carry out meeting with institutions,
identification of individual cases,
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.