Strengthening Health System Responses to Gender-based Violence in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

A resource package

Cluster workshop Belgrade, Serbia for health professionals on gender-based violence

October 29, 2014

On 28 and 29 October 2014, Maria Rösslhumer, Manager, Women against Violence Europe (WAVE), and Lodewijk Pas,Professor at the University Center of General Practice Training and practitioner, Leuven, Belgium, facilitated a training seminar for health professionals organized by WAVE in collaboration with UNFPA Regional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
The training was held in Belgrade, Serbia and convened about 17 professionals from Albania, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Macedonia, Moldova and Serbia, in order to introduce the new UNFPA-WAVE resource package .The objective of the cluster workshops is to introduce the package to professionals in the EECA region and to enable participants to identify entry points to integrating the package in their daily work. The workshop aimed also to determine the needs for technical assistance of UNFPA country office.
The training curriculum and the materials used were based on the programmatic package “Strengthening Health System Responses to Gender-Based Violence in Eastern Europe and Central Asia” (www.health-genderviolence.org), developed by WAVE in cooperation with the UNFPA Regional Office for Eastern Europe and Central Asia.