Speaking at the opening, Mr. Tan appreciated the efforts in implementing key tasks of children protection with hih efficiency. However, he said that the Child Protection Program in the province still has some shortcomings, so he suggested that the participants to pay more attention to their work. protecting children with the highest efficiency; at the same time, actively researching to find many new methods of deployment.
According to the report at the meeting, after 5 years of implementing the Child Protection Program in Quang Nam in the 2016-2020 period, the care, education and protection of children has always been concerned and directed by the Party committees and authorities.
Up to now, the whole province has 18/18 districts, towns, cities and 241/241 communes, wards and towns established the Child Protection Board and built the operation regulations. The province has 1 social work center, 6 district-level child counseling offices, 12 community counseling establishments, 20 school counseling establishments. The rate of children with special circumstances being supported and cared reached 87.7%, exceeding the program target. The proportion of health stations with midwives, obstetricians and pediatricians increased from 89.17% in 2016 to 93.03% in 2019.
In addition to the above-mentioned issues, the delegates focused on discussing solutions and suggestions on the draft Child Protection Program in Quang Nam province such as strengthening education on against child abuse; enhancing the coordination of the school, the family and the society; improving life skills for children. At the same time, the delegates also totally agreed that the more active participation of all levels and branches for children would develop comprehensively, healthy, and safe.