Budget Advocacy School for palliative care took place in Kyiv
05 july 2018
The complex of efficient trainings in Budget Advocacy School format is universal, it can be applied in any industry.
From June 23 to June 27 Budget Advocacy School in the field of palliative care was held in Kiev on a by-order basis of International Renaissance Foundation. The organizers were CO “The Light of Hope” and the NGO “Institute of Analysis and Advocacy”. 25 representatives of regional NGOs working in the field of palliative care took part in the training.
Palliative care is a multidisciplinary approach to specialized medical and nursing care for people with life-limiting illnesses. It focuses on providing relief from the symptoms, pain, physical stress, and mental stress of a terminal diagnosis. The goal is to improve quality of life for both the person and their family.
“The school is the place where we work for something to learn. We want to learn about what a budget is, how it can be used in theory and practice, so that it is defended correctly, accountable and efficiently. We strive to ensure that in each country palliative care is available to everyone, regardless of age, sex, place of residence and religion. That is why we have chosen the training in Budget Advocacy School format“, – noted Victoria Tymoshevska, Public Health Program Director of International Renaissance Foundation.
The best experts of Ukraine in budget advocacy field demonstrated successful cases and practices, told how to use the tools correctly to achieve the desired goals, and also showed new methods for efficient advocacy campaigns.
“Our approaches are universal and aren’tt tied to a specific activity, therefore, those practices that have been developed by our experts can be used in any industry to become successful“, – said Yuriy Nestulya, Budget Advocacy School expert, founder of NGO “Institute of Analysis and Advocacy”.