Cairo Foundation for Development and Law (CFDL) has concluded the fourth training for medical care providers about women’s health rights. The training ended on Tuesday 5th July 2022 in Cairo. These trainings aim at improving the performance of health care providers while providing safe health services for women in general and women survivors of violence in particular.
The training was attended by 25 nurses, nursing supervisors and nursing technicians who represent many hospitals from Cairo and Giza (Om El Masreen Hospital – Al Qasr Al Eni French Hospital – Al Jazzera Hospital). The training included many theoretical lectures and workshops which aimed at raising the trainees’ awareness regarding women’s health rights while receiving medical care.
Throughout these trainings, CFDL seeks to decrease violence against women in places where medical care is provided, in addition to raise society’s awareness in regard to women’s right to receive safe health services and raise medical care providers’ awareness in regard to women’s health rights. Besides, CFDL aims at come out with proposals to amend health laws to unify and modify them and address and treat gaps in these laws in regard to safe medical service for women, in addition to other laws related to this right also mobilize societal efforts to apply and adopt international conventions which support safe health environment for women. CFDL also seeks to support women survivors of violence while receiving medical service by providing psychological support for them and legal referral services to develop and find societal monitoring and evaluation mechanisms to assess providing safe medical service for women.