Bebeshko about Kielce: It’s not fair to play first match at home

first_imgDinamo Minsk to find a new coach – Bebesko goes to Motor Zaporozhye! ShareTweetShareShareEmail 1 Comment Leave a Reply Cancel replyYour email address will not be published.Comment Name Email Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Related Items:sergei bebeshko ShareTweetShareShareEmailCommentsMeshkov Brest and Motor Zaporozhye took the chances to qualify for the VELUX EHF Champions League TOP 16 phase in front of home fans. Belarussians beat Danish Skjern 27:23 after 31:31 in their first match in Denmark. The first goal is done,but now Sergei Bebeshko has difficult rival ahead, Talant Dujshebaev with Vive Tauron Kielce:-They are very good team. This is the most unpleasant option for us. Kielce beat Barcelona at “Blaugrana” and almost at home. They are the most serious contenders to play in Cologne this season in my opinion. Great coach, good fans, the team with the tradition. They played last year at F4, that says all – said Bebeshko and added:-We will be relaxed. The main thing is to beat them at home. Then, we will see. President Alexander Meshkov has right to say that we are playing with 60% of capacity. I think we have a chance. I believe that the formula of the Champions League at this stage is not entirely fair. Why should we play the first game at home? It is not fair. We were the first in the group, than beat “Skjern”…but we will try to win in Brest.Bebeshko will face his colleague from USSR golden Olympic squad in 1992 – Talant Dujshebaev.center_img 1 Comment That’s simple. You’re playing first at home cuz your team ain’t played in the toughtest gruops of the champions league. Recommended for you AndrzejLepper 7. March 2016. at 16:15 last_img read more

Education not the issue in Hungarian court case

first_imgThe case was pursued by activist lawyers contrary to the wishes of the families involved. They are affiliated with the Chance for Children Foundation, which — like the author of the opinion piece — receives funding from the Open Society Foundations. By pursuing a course of action that would drive the municipality into bankruptcy, the group is showing little concern for the people of Gyöngyöspata or their children’s education. Their foreign-funded rights activism has brought only division — not greater justice. Zoltán KovácsSecretary of State for International Communication and RelationsBudapest, HungaryIn his recent opinion piece “Orbán’s next move: Overpowering the courts,” Zeljko Jovanovic, director of the Roma Initiatives Office at the Open Society Foundations, takes issue with the government’s intention to challenge a recent court ruling that would compensate members of the Roma community in the Hungarian town of Gyöngyöspata for school segregation.According to the author, who represents the Open Society Foundations — which is funded by George Soros, an outspoken opponent of the Hungarian government — this is just the latest attempt by Prime Minister Viktor Orbán to exert “total control” by “overpowering the courts.” He omits several important facts.The case began in 2003, under the Socialist-Liberal government. The Debrecen Court of Appeals decided that the municipality and the school district should pay compensation of 100 million Hungarian forint (about €300,000) to 62 children and their families for each year spent in segregation — an astronomical sum that is twice the annual budget of the town and would jeopardize its ongoing operations.The decision handed down by the court offends the sense of justice of many in Hungary. It also ignores the question of whether the students involved in the case have lived up to their obligations. Between them, the students missed a startling 500 classes and had to repeat an entire school year. Only 16 obtained a high school diploma.In a democracy based on the rule of law, certain rights (in this case, to compensation) and obligations (to attend classes) go hand in hand; one cannot exist without the other.The government and municipality had offered an alternative solution: a compensation that included both financial award and education and training. But the so-called victims refused this opportunity offered to them for a better life. With training, they could have achieved better jobs and higher pay, providing both themselves and their families more security.Segregation in any form is bad, and we are fighting it. But the case in the town of Gyöngyöspata is not as simple as that.last_img read more

mHealth for Maternal Health: A Conversation With D-TREE International

first_img ShareEmailPrint To learn more, read: Posted on April 3, 2014November 7, 2016By: Julia Dae Rubin, Zanzibar Program Manager, D-TREE InternationalClick to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Could you provide an overview of D-TREE’s projects?D-TREE enables community and facility health workers to deliver high quality health care in low and middle income countries by developing protocols for health workers, designing and testing software for delivering protocols on mobile devices and implementing use of these clinical protocols. Within maternal health, D-TREE’s projects focus on linking the facility and the community for a continuum of care through pre-pregnancy, pregnancy, childbirth, infancy and beyond. We implement decision-support antenatal and postpartum care applications, including PMTCT.Other than the technology, what are key factors that can affect the success of an mHealth initiative?Aside from the technology, other important factors include:Sound maternal health guidelines and protocols: Without sound protocols based on global best practices and government guidelines, the technology itself is uselessnon-mHealth interventions that are critical to the success of the program: For example, for our project in Zanzibar we supply emergency maternal transportActive participants: Technology can help facilitate and guide action, but the action must ultimately be taken by participants—often community or facility health workers—who in turn need guidance and supervisionMulti-level partnerships: D-TREE works closely not only with our NGO partners, but with multiple levels of the Ministry of Health in Zanzibar and mainland Tanzania, who play an important role in implementation and scale upHow do your mHealth offerings leverage existing resources available to communities for maternal health?For our community initiatives, we always utilize existing community agents who may be traditional birth attendants, community health workers, or some other informal cadre of community agent. In Zanzibar, we also leverage existing and dormant transport systems. Currently in Zanzibar, emergency transportation services are in existence but are inconsistent, expensive and often unreliable. We utilize existing emergency transport systems where possible (e.g., ambulances), but also have supported the creation of a community-based referral system made up of local vehicle owners (cars, boats, buses) within each area that are available transport women to a facility when needed at a fair price.Are there limitations to the extent to which mHealth can be used to improve maternal health?There are still barriers to quality care that mHealth interventions may fail to address. Despite D-TREE driving up standards of care within facilities and communities using mHealth decision-support applications, the reality is some people do not reach care in time or do reach it and receive sub-par care. In emergency circumstances such as Emergency Obstetric Care people may act quickly and on their instincts instead of using a tool.Women may not seek care because it might still be considered culturally a “last resort”, and may instead go to Traditional Birth Attendants. Despite our integrating a decision-maker consent form into the registration process, husbands might still prohibit their wives from going to the facility until it is too late because of fear of hidden costs or exposure to male health workers. D-TREE is working tirelessly to encourage male involvement, though it’s clear that changing deeply engrained cultural birthing practices cannot always be overcome with mHealth.Do you have an opinion on the role mHealth can play to improve maternal health? What do you see as the biggest advantages of mHealth? The limitations? If you are interested in submitting a blog post for our ongoing guest blog series on mHealth for Maternal Health, please email MHTF Research Assistant Yogeeta Manglani at [email protected] this:last_img read more