Community meeting in Belisce

Community meeting "Women's Reproductive Health" was held in the City Hall in Belisce on 9 March 2017.

Mrs. Biljana Tabak, MD -  gynecology and obstetrics specialist, was the guest of the  meeging.

Dr. Tabak explained to the assembled citizens the term of health care for women, the age limits and  places where gynecological examinations are performed. She additionally talked about the prevention of sexually transmitted diseases, HPV, cervical cancer and the causes and consequences of the disease. The citizens have received information about the occurrence of the disease, the disease treatment and where to do the testing. Furthermore, Dr. Tabak explained the family planning methods and the  ways to use contraception. She also referred to the risks arising in cases of teenage pregnancies and stressed the importance of information and education.

The  meeting, which lasted an hour and a half, was attended by 20 people who were active in asking questions and seeking advice from a guest.

 Community meeting was held within the project "Legal inclusion and sustainable integration of Roma in Croatia" funded by the European Union assistance from the IPA 2012 program "Strengthening the capacity of civil society organizations to ensure the effective implementation of EU standards in the realization of human rights" and co – financed by the Office for Cooperation with NGOs.