Between 12th and 23rd September 2017, 13 Flemish cyclists were in Romania to support the project ‘Active Rural Communities in providing and monitoring home care services – Increasing the access to medico-social services for elderly in 5 rural communities’.

Cyclists’ action ended on September 21st, with the conference “Increasing access to home care services for the elderly in Romania” hosted at the Romanian Parliament Palace.

The conference was organized under the patronage of the Health and Family Commission of the Chamber of Deputies and Embassies of Belgium and Switzerland in Romania. The conference was attended by His Excellency Thomas Baekelandt Ambassador of the Kingdom of Belgium and Roland Python, Representative of the Swiss Embassy in Bucharest. Were also attending representatives of NGOs and local public authorities who already have experience in implementing such projects, representatives of the National Health House and, for a short while, the Health Minister was also present.

If you want to support this, you can still donate to our accounts:
Fundatia The Open Network for Community Development
Euro IBAN: RO86 BTRL 0240 4205 7388 44XX
Ron IBAN: RO40 BTRL 0240 1205 7388 44XX
Banca Transilvania, Agentia PODU ROS, Bd. Socola nr. 2, Iasi
SWIFT: BTRLRO22

Support this fantastic approach! Romanian elders will be grateful! Older people also have the right to health care services.

More details can be found on the Facebook Page Pedalam pentru Varstnici.

This post is also available in: Romanian

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