Today, on November 26, in Nikolaevsk the Executive Committee of the City Soviet of People's Deputies passed meeting of "a round table", devoted to problems of physically disabled people. This action already became traditional and is carried out annually in anticipation of the International Day of disabled people which celebrate on December 3.
On action were present vice-the mayor Tamila Bugayenko, the head of the department of work and social protection Sergey Bondarenko, representatives of social bodies and public organizations of disabled people.
At the beginning of meeting vice-the mayor sounded statistics: on 01.11.2008 22 221 disabled persons live in Nikolaev, from which 14 765 - disabled people of the general disease, 2155 - disabled veterans, 2988 - disabled from childhood, 1628 - children of disabled people. Also Tamil Ivanovn reported that in Nikolaev live 685 disabled people of a labor mutilation. She emphasized that it is a lot of for our semi-million city therefore the situation demands continuous control and effective prevention.
Sergey Bondarenko reported that on June 12, 2008 by city council was accepted Complex programs of the solution of problems of the disabled people which purpose is implementation of programs of the help and social protection of physically disabled people. He also told about work of the city social services which activity is directed on providing the help to disabled people. So, in Nikolaev 4 rehabilitation centers for elderly people and physically disabled people function. In office of the physician - social rehabilitation 592 disabled persons got healthy. Besides, this year to 77 disabled people at the expense of the city budget telephones were installed, 15 people received specialtransport, 5 527 disabled people of different categories received the monetary help for total amount of 700 thousand UAH, 6068 disabled people of different categories received the natural help for the sum of 552, 4 thousand UAH, etc.
Also this year 3 minibuses which are equipped for transportation of disabled people were acquired, 2 from which were bought at the expense of the city budget and 1 is presented by society of disabled people.Physically disabled people can use this means for movement around the city.
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