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Mission Possible – Better Health for People from Vulnerable Communities

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Sofia, December 1 2015Presentation

Introducing meeting with representatives by place on the starting project of (BFPA) „Mission possible: Better sexual and reproductive health for young people from vulnerable communities – ways of overcoming healthcare inequalities” took place on December 1, 2015 in Sofia. The activities on the initiative will be implementing up to February 2017 in partnership with the National Network of Health Mediators (NNHM) in 14 places of 13 municipalities from 8 areas in the country. The locations are not selected randomly, but based on strict criteria - all 14 are in top 20 list of marginalization, based on a survey conducted by MLSP. The project is financed by the on Programme BG 07 “Initiatives for Public Health” of Norway Financial Mechanism trough Ministry of Health.

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Workshop on Strategic Development

ParticipantsBlagoevgrad, November 26-28 2015

The Bulgarian Family Planning and Sexual Health Association (BFPA) conducted workshop on strategic framework development from 26 to 28 November 2015 in Blagoevgrad. Review of the vision, mission and values of the organization was done, strategic drivers for our work in the coming five years were developed. In the defining of the future outcomes and outputs and in the developing the implementation strategies took participation the team of BFPA from Sofia and the country branches, members of the Management board, young people, volunteers and stakeholders.

The work was facilitated by Nathaly Bollen from IPPF EN, whose member is BFPA, and Barbara Street, a volunteer of UK FPA. A political mapping analysis was conducted and presented by the BFPA consultant Assen Blagoev.
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Learning action partnership for prevention of sexual exploitation and sexual abuse towards children in institutions

OAK LogoAttendeesSofia, November 20 2015

Representatives of NGOs and government institutions gathered at a working meeting on topics concerning prevention of sexual violence and sexual abuse against children in institutions. The event took place in Sofia on November 20th 2015 and gave an opportunity for several different organizations, supported in their work by the OAK Foundation, to present the results from their research on the problems. Prof. Maya Grekova presented a summary of the research from the first half of this year, done under the Bulgarian Family Planning Association’s (BFPA)  “The Art to Inform. A network for reducing vulnerability of children for sexual exploitation and abusive practices” project. Results from their own studies on those topics were presented also by the “Demetra” Association (from 2014) and the Social Activities and Practice Institute (from 2010).
During the follow-up debate on the forms of violence and sexual abuse the participants in the meeting sought possible solutions to those problems. Subject of discussion were the multilayer influence on the attitude of the victims and their behaviour afterwards, the sense of insecurity which they encounter – within themselves as well as from the environment.

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Ninth National meeting of the NNHM

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PanelSofia, November 10-11 2015

On Nov 10 and 11 in Sofia took place the 9th National meeting on the “Initiative for health and vaccinations” project. It is implemented by the National Network of Health Mediators with the support of government institutions, patients’ organizations and NGOs. As representatives of a partner NGO, in the event participated Dr. Radosveta Stamenkova, Executive Director, and Ventzislav Kirkov, Programme Manager of BFPA.
Health mediation has had a sustainable growth during the years – from 105 health mediators in 2010, their number has reached 170 in 2015. Next year 25 new mediators will be joining them, and will begin working after receiving a certificate for successfully passing a course at the Sofia Medical University.

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Sustainable development goals post-2015 and the young people

PanelSofia, October 29 2015

A round table on “Sustainable development goals post-2015 and the young people” was organized by the Smart Foundation in cooperation with The National Center of Public Health and Analyses (NCPHA), the Youth Network for Development Foundation, Y-Peer Bulgaria and YouAct. Representatives of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Ministry otf Youth and Sports, representatives of civil organizations and young activists were also present at the event. On behalf of BFPA Dr. Radosveta Stamenkova, Executice Director, took part as a moderator, as well as Ralitza Zgalevska, project coordinator.
During the meeting were presented the UN Development programme and the new sustainable development goals, which replaced the Millenium development goals. The new programme is considered to be more holistic and based on the three pillars of the sustainable development concept – economic, social and ecological, as the 17 global sustainable development goals are aimed at the following perspectives:

- To eradicate poverty
- To tackle inequalities and injustice
- To manage climate change

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New Project of BFPA supported by Lidl Bulgaria is focusing in Challenges during Puberty

Sofia, October 11, 2017

The Bulgarian Family Planning and Sexual Health Association (BFPA) is granted to create a short animated video on the challenges during puberty. The project is one of the proposals which the campaign for social responsibility of Lidl Bulgaria „You and Lidl for better life” is supporting.
Green light to 31 projects in the areas healthy way of living, environment, education and culture was officially given on 11 October 2017. The whole number of the proposals that had been received is 425 and the ideas had been generated in 142 different locations, including small municipalities. Although the granted projects are in just four areas the ideas are diverse: for building and landscaping playgrounds, afforestation, equipment school cabinets, more mutual good time for parents and children, observing and preservation of endangered rare birds species, trainings for children and professionals, working with volunteers, historical heritage.

 
#Idecide

Sofia, September 26, 2017

On September 26th,  World Contraception Day, we present a short video in connection with the #idecide campaign for equal access to healthcare, contraception and family planning services by BFPA and the International Planned Parenthood Federation (IPPF). The video was made with the support of Bayer Pharma AG Berlin.

You can watch the video here

 
Communication Strategy of the Learning Action Partnership approved

Sofia, September 14, 2017

‘The children use internet more often, earlier and more mobile. With the increasing usage, the risks are increasing. The fact that children are more and more online doesn’t make them more digital/media literate. Social media are a must even among the youngest, at the same time аn alarmingly high percentage of smaller children profiles are public. Children hardly define whether information is true or false. The children are online the most time via smart phones – 80,6% (2016), to compare – during 2010 the percentage was 45%. They are running into harmful contents more and more. The role of parents, school and friends is of high importance.’ These are some of the conclusions of the National representative research among children aged 9 to 17, who are using internet, conducted in 2016 by Foundation Applied Research and Communication and presented to the LAP meeting.

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