Mobility Bitola at an event for raising awareness of the needs of people with MS, paraplegia and dystrophy

On May 27, 2021, organized by Mobility Skopje and with the support of Mobility Macedonia, on the terrace of the Museum of the Macedonian Struggle in Skopje was held an event to raise awareness of the needs of people with multiple sclerosis, paraplegia and dystrophy. The event was attended by forty members from several associate members of Mobility Macedonia, including representatives of the branches for MS and paraplegia of Mobility Skopje - Hristina Proshkova and Goce Minovski – and: Milan Zhivkovic - Advisor to the Prime Minister for Labor and social policy, Tomislav Cvetkovski and Zoran Stojanov - representatives of the Ministry of Labor and Social Policy, Assoc. Dr. Ivan Barbov - Head of the Clinic of Neurology at the University Clinic Mother Teresa in Skopje, Daniela Stojanovska Dzingovska - Advisor to the Director of the HIF for orthopedic devices, Goran Chalovski - Director of the Center for Orthotics and Prosthetics "Slavej" from Skopje, and Daniela Nikolova, Director of the Museum of the Macedonian Struggle. Our members Lidija Veljanovska and Sotir Jonovski were present as representatives of Mobility Bitola. The event was organized following all protocols for Covid-19 and some of the attendees actively participated sharing their thoughts and ideas. A review was made of what has been done in the last ten years, with the conclusion that there are only small changes. The institutions of the system need to include the needs of persons with disabilities in their priority objectives, at least on a case-by-case basis. Several national media followed this event, and you can read in more detail in the announcement of Mobility Macedonia.