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Future peer supporters in Moldova trained to inspire hope
November 28, 2022 News

Future peer supporters in Moldova trained to inspire hope

Recovered people that experienced a mental health illness can become valuable sources of inspiration and support for those going through similar health problems. Such people, who choose to share their own recovery and treatment experience with those suffering from a mental illness, are called peer supporters. Caritas Czech Republic in Moldova trains peer supporters to strengthen the country’s mental health services system.

Eight peer supporters in Moldova will assist people with mental health condition by sharing their experiences of recovery
October 27, 2022 News

Eight peer supporters in Moldova will assist people with mental health condition by sharing their experiences of recovery

Coping with mental health problems is not easy. It is important to have someone to talk to, and even better to have someone who has dealt with similar issues and can provide invaluable care. Caritas Czech Republic will train 8 people who have their own experience with mental health problems to become peer supporters.  

Telemedicine in Moldova - a new way to help people who need care remotely
October 13, 2022 News

Telemedicine in Moldova - a new way to help people who need care remotely

For the elderly or people with reduced mobility, a visit to the doctor can be an unpleasant experience. Travelling to a medical centre often involves either costs or the need for an accompanying person. Telemedicine is a promising solution as it can provide remote access to health services for people from different parts of the country.

A former pharmacy in Grigoriopol, Moldova, became a warm and welcoming medical-social centre
September 5, 2022 News

A former pharmacy in Grigoriopol, Moldova, became a warm and welcoming medical-social centre

According to the latest statistics, since 1991, 1.5 million of Moldova's population of about 4 million have emigrated. Moldova still continue to lose 45,000 citizens per year, most of them being economically active young people who is seeking stability and opportunities to build their future. As a result, people dependent of others care, most of them affected by poverty, are left alone, with no access to health and social care.

Ukrainian refugees in Moldova will receive cards for food and hygiene products
August 17, 2022 News

Ukrainian refugees in Moldova will receive cards for food and hygiene products

Around 350 refugee families from Ukraine will receive cards worth 1,500 MDL ( around €75) for three consecutive months from Caritas Czech Republic to temporarily ensure their food and hygiene security. The project, funded by Caritas Luxembourg, will give refugees the dignity of choice in meeting their basic needs and help them restore a sense of normality.