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Unicef Serbia Child Rights To Health
Unicef Serbia Child Rights To Health
Unicef Serbia Child Rights To Health
Unicef Serbia Child Rights To Health
Unicef Serbia Child Rights To Health
Unicef Serbia Child Rights To Health
Unicef Serbia Child Rights To Health
Unicef Serbia Child Rights To Health
Unicef Serbia Child Rights To Health
Unicef Serbia Child Rights To Health
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Unicef Serbia Child Rights To Health

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Short presentation on child rights to health in Serbia, April 2008.

Short presentation on child rights to health in Serbia, April 2008.

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  • 1. CHILD RIGHT TO HEALTH Judita Reichenberg UNICEF Area Representative for Serbia and for Croatia 21 April 2008
  • 2. Contents <ul><li>Child right to health care </li></ul><ul><li>Realisation of rights </li></ul><ul><li>Who does not realise his/her rights and why? </li></ul><ul><li>Recommendations </li></ul>Child rights and health
  • 3. Child rights to health <ul><li>Child has a right to the highest attainable standard of health and health care (Convention on the Rights of the Child, Article 24) </li></ul><ul><li>In Serbia: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Free health care for all children up to 15 years of age </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Principle of accessibility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Principle of non-discrimination </li></ul></ul>Child rights and health
  • 4. Realisation of rights Source : Vital Statistics (Devinfo data base ) i Health Statistics Child rights and health
  • 5. Source : Institute of Public Health of Serbia (Devinfo data base ) Child rights and health
  • 6. EXISTING DISPARITIES <ul><li>No gender or area (urban/rural) based disparities </li></ul><ul><li>Small disparities based on education of mother and economic status of the family </li></ul><ul><li>Significant disparities in geographical areas </li></ul><ul><li>The most significant – disparities based on ethnicity </li></ul>Child rights and health
  • 7. Proportion of 1 year-old children immunized against diphtheria, tetanus and pertussis (2006) Source : Institute of Public Health of Serbia (Devinfo data base ) Missing data
  • 8. Source : MICS 2005, Serbia Child rights and health
  • 9. CHALLENGES <ul><li>Systemic: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Gap between the law and the implementation </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Insufficient investment in marginalised population groups </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Immunization services: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Planning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Passive approach </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Parents: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Wall” of administrative obstacles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discrimination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No information </li></ul></ul>Child rights and health
  • 10. RECOMMENDATIONS <ul><li>Systemic: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sufficient budgetary allocation to reach marginalised groups </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Mandate and accountability of health service providers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connecting immunization service with registration services, centres for social work, local NGOs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Systemic monitoring of new regulations and evaluation </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Immunization services: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Inclusive planning </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accurate and up-dated data system </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Connecting services with local communities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Active involvement of local community </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Parents: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Strengthening personal accountability of parents (information, mediation) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support to parents organisations </li></ul></ul>Child rights and health

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