This year, we will be raising money for our project aiming to ensure better palliative care for children in Belarus. An estimated 3,000 children per year require palliative care for severe disabilities and terminal conditions in Belarus. The combined efforts of the independent Belarusian Children’s Hospice and limited Government services are not enough to ensure the provision of quality care for all children in need, particularly those most vulnerable living in orphanages.
Contraceptive use is still a taboo subject in many parts of Afghanistan, but the film discusses how awareness is slowly improving. This is due, in part, to the important role of community health workers who are able to discuss family planning in remote areas.