UNFPA Moldova today offered modern teaching equipment, in the form of medical manikins, to medical education institutions throughout the country.
The equipment will be used by medical students, resident doctors, medical practitioners and post-graduate medical staff to develop and test practical skills. These skills include medical assistance in gynecological and obstetric emergencies, gynecological examination in clinical management of sexual assault cases, provision of family planning services and cervical screening.
“UNFPA, the United Nations sexual and reproductive health agency, welcomes the continuous modernization of the health system in the Republic of Moldova. The equipment offered today will improve the quality of medical studies and complement the efforts of the Ministry of Health in strengthening the quality of sexual and reproductive health services and, most importantly, in saving the lives of women throughout the country”, said Nigina Abaszada, Resident Representative of UNFPA Moldova.
The value of donated equipment is estimated at over 440 thousand lei, and these were sent to the following institutions: State University of Medicine and Pharmacy „Nicolae Testemițanu” (Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Department of Family Medicine, Department of Forensic Medicine), the Center of Excellence in Medicine and Pharmacy „Raisa Pacalo”, the Medical Colleges of Bălți, Ungheni, Orhei and Cahul, the Training Center in the Simulation Base of the Mother and Child Institute.