The conference was held on 21 November 2017, in the Ministry of Justice building, on 31 August 1989 Str., Chișinău.
The event aimed to inform the participants about the most relevant issues related to human rights from the perspective of IDOM, and to seek solutions so that not to allow infringements with regard to the persons living with HIV/AIDS, persons with mental disabilities, and victims of medical malpractice.
The reunion was structured into sessions and discussion panels that aimed at clearing the key issues related to the areas discussed and respecting human rights and fundamental freedoms.
The following acted as trainers/resource persons in the event: Vanu Jereghi – Executive Director, IDOM; Boris Gîlca – State Secretary General of the Ministry of Health, Labor and Social Protection of Moldova; Tatiana Moraru – Head of the Division for Analysis, Monitoring and Evaluation of Policies of the Ministry of Justice of Moldova; Rodica Gramma – Dr. of Philosophic Sciences, University Lecturer, IDOM Expert; Ion Dodon – Attorney, IDOM Expert; Arcadie Astrahan – Director, Community Hospital for Mental Health, Botanica District of Chisinau, IDOM Expert; Olesea Doronceanu – Attorney of the Litigation and Advocacy Program of IDOM; Dumitru Russu – Coordinator of the Monitoring and Reporting Program of IDOM; Alexandru Cebanaș – Attorney and Consultant of the Monitoring and Reporting Program of IDOM, and Radu Bobeică – Lawyer, Project Coordinator, IDOM.
The last session was dedicated to presenting the conclusions and recommendations with regard to the gaps identified and solutions proposed. In this connection, the participants took part in the discussions aimed to remove the barriers in securing the respect for human rights of the vulnerable groups discussed. During the conference, IDOM collected the opinions and suggestions of the participations in relation to the topic tackled, in order to include them in the documents developed to be subsequently sent to the decision-makers of the public sector.
The Study Assessing National Policies on Medical Malpractice and Securing Respect for Patient Rights in Moldova, presented during the event, can be accessed here: http://idom.md/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/IDOM_-Studiu-MALPRAXIS-1.pdf
This event was possible due to the generous aid of the American people, provided through the US Agency for International Development (USAID). The opinions belong to the authors and do not necessarily reflect the positions of the USAID or US Government. The national conference was held in cooperation with USAID/FHI, the Swedish International Development and Cooperation Agency (Sida), and the Embassy of Sweden in Chișinău.
For more details, please contact Radu Bobeică, Project Coordinator at IDOM (tel: +373 767 15 585 or email: [email protected]).
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