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"Disability, Bioethics and Human Rights in Health" Round Table Brings Together PwDs' NGOs
July 7, 2022 News

"Disability, Bioethics and Human Rights in Health" Round Table Brings Together PwDs' NGOs

Caritas Czech Republic has been addressing the disability issue for years aiming at protecting the rights of persons with disabilities (PwDs) and providing them with proper service. Since 2022, together with United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Georgia Country Office, we are carrying out a project that will support the implementation of the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) under the Joint Programme “Leave No One Behind — From Policy and Principles to Practice in Disability-Inclusive Development in Georgia”. To this end, UNFPA Country Office and Caritas Czech Republic held a meeting with the representatives of the Parliament of Georgia and the PwD community to discuss the challenges the latter meets in healthcare sector and initiate respective changes in Georgian healthcare legislation.

With the Support of Czech Development Agency, Georgia Receives Comprehensive IT Solutions for PHC
June 15, 2022 News

With the Support of Czech Development Agency, Georgia Receives Comprehensive IT Solutions for PHC

Caritas Czech Republic has been supporting Georgia’s healthcare system since its mission’s establishment in 2015. Since then, we have been working not only on the capacity-building of family doctors, but also on the introduction of IT solutions to primary healthcare. Within the framework of the Czech Development Agency-funded project, various electronic information products were created, many of which significantly contributed to the increase of the quality of primary healthcare in rural areas and to the management of the COVID-19 pandemic in the country.

Stories of refugees who are getting back on their feet thanks to Caritas Czech Republic
June 8, 2022 Humanitární pomoc a rozvojová spolupráce Charity ČR

Stories of refugees who are getting back on their feet thanks to Caritas Czech Republic

"Ever since I was a little girl, I dreamt of becoming a doctor. But my family could not afford the school," twenty-seven-year-old Sigiro, a refugee from Rwanda, tells us in a Zambian hospital. “Caritas Czech Republic helped me secure a scholarship and today I am a doctor," Sigiro continues happily. We support refugees like her to stand on their own two feet. Because often all it takes is a little support at the beginning for refugees to take their lives into their own hands Read the stories of the people we support.

6 ways Caritas Czech Republic helps people who had to flee their homes
June 7, 2022 Humanitární pomoc a rozvojová spolupráce Charity ČR

6 ways Caritas Czech Republic helps people who had to flee their homes

The number of people who were forced to leave their homes has doubled in the last 10 years to 82.4 million refugees today. The most common reasons why people involuntarily leave their home country or region are protracted wars, political persecution and, more recently, problems related to climate change. Our assistance in 6 countries focuses not only on providing the basic necessities to live but also on sustainable solutions that give refugees a chance for a better future. 

Caritas Czech Republic and UNICEF Strengthen Family Doctors Across Georgia
June 1, 2022 News

Caritas Czech Republic and UNICEF Strengthen Family Doctors Across Georgia

Caritas Czech Republic has been supporting primary healthcare in Georgia for five years. After fruitfully cooperating with UNICEF since 2020, we continue our partnership also throughout 2022 thanks to the funding from USAID. The aim of current project is to improve the quality of child health services through practice facilitation and expert consultation provided to the primary healthcare (PHC) practitioners. At this stage, project facilitators have trained hundreds of family doctors across the whole Georgia.