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Общи :: 28 new health mediators from the class of 2022 received their certificates after successfully passing the exam

28 new health mediators from the class of 2022 received their certificates after successfully passing the exam

HandbookSofia, April 29, 2022

On March 21, 2021, the new scholar year was opened for health mediators from all over the country. The training is organized for the eleventh consecutive year by the National Network of Health Mediators and the Faculty of Public Health at the Medical University of Sofia. As always, BFPA experts are part of the training team. This year's course includes 28 health mediators, who will start working in May in 22 municipalities in the country.
For the third consecutive academic year, the educational sessions were online due to the still significant prevalence of Covid-19. Against this background, there is a great need for trained health mediators to support the implementation of state and municipal policies for public health. For the past two years, health mediators have been among the professionals working at the forefront and helping people from vulnerable communities by explaining, informing, reassuring, supporting the poorest families, providing donations of food and basic necessities. In many places in the country, health mediators have implemented information campaigns on the benefits of vaccination against covid-19 - this activity still continues at the moment.

Online graduationThe training of the health mediators concluded on April 14, 2022 and was followed by an exam for acquiring a professional qualification. Once they have received their certificates, health mediators will start working in their municipalities in May.
In 2022, the state provides a delegated budget of one minimum wage for the work of 307 health mediators in 151 municipalities.
Alumni 2022 have another reason for satisfaction - just before the start of the training the Handbook of the Health Mediator was published by the University Press UNWE. This year's mediators are the first to have a real textbook in their hands - gratitude to all who contributed with their texts for its implementation - professors from the Faculty of Public Health at the Medical University - Sofia, the teams of NNHM and BFPA. As a part of the publishing team, we wholeheartedly enjoy the 544 pages full of superior knowledge and information!

 

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Общи :: 28 new health mediators from the class of 2022 received their certificates after successfully passing the exam