Women’s Counseling Centers will be established in family polyclinics and rural medical stationsThis was noted at the meeting held on February 7 under the chairmanship of President Shavkat Mirziyoyev.
Posts of a specialist on working with women and strengthening spiritual and moral values in families have been introduced in all citizens’ gatherings of makhalla.
Scientific-practical research center “Oila” (“Family”) under the Cabinet of Ministers and its territorial units are organized, their tasks and status are defined.
Coordination of activities of civil registry offices is entrusted to deputy khokims of districts – chairmen of district women’s committees. This will expand opportunities and strengthen influence of deputy khokims on the issues of women at places and the Women’s Committee of Uzbekistan.
Cases of mortality of mothers and newborns, the birth of children with disabilities indicate an absolutely unsatisfactory level of work on ensuring women’s reproductive health. 95 percent of pregnant women undergo perinatal screening annually, but this does not have the proper practical effect. In this regard, Women’s Counseling Centers will be established in family polyclinics and rural medical stations.
Corresponding Republican Commission and 7 working groups have been established. The Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan is responsible for taking control over implementation of tasks outlined in this direction.