MS-RHTO begin the three years working plan for people with disabilities

MS-RHTO begin the three years working plan for people with disabilities

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DILI, 14 december 2020 (TATOLI)– Government’s Ministry of Health and the National Organization for People with disabilities, Raes Hadomi Timor Oan  (RHTO) to set working plan for 2021-2023.

The Minister of Health, Odete Maria Freitas Belo said, this two-days meeting is to strengthen the working relationship between the two parties in 2021 and 2023 based on the previous agreement signed by the two parties.

“We signed the agreement last week, but now we are holding a meeting to intensify our working cooperation,” Odete Maria Freitas Belo said after the meeting at his office, Caicoli Dili.

According to her, some of the activities have been implemented before the agreement was signed last week. These activities were providing the assistance to disabled people and providing the training for health individuals to on how to give the treatment to the disabled people in state of sick.

Odete underlined, the Ministry of Health wish to bring the disable people to be able to access to the public buildings.

“It is also Based on a strategic plan which stated that left no one behind,” Odete said.

The Director of RHTO, Joãozito dos Santos said, this meeting is more about the working relationship between the two parties for the three years particularly working together in the inclusive health, to bring out medical treatment to people with physical disabilities.

“This is the goal of our agreement, and previously we have accomplished several activities such as inclusive health training for individual health in collaboration with the national health institution because this project has been implemented in Dili, Ermera, and Baucau districts. “Joãozito said.

So far Raes Hadomi Timor Oan (RHTO) has registered more than 2.000 people with disabilities since 2021-2020.

Journalist: Felicidade Ximenes

Editor: Agapito dos Santos


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