June 1, 2005

President of the Heydar Aliyev Foundation Mehriban Aliyeva visited psycho-neurological children`s home in Narimanov district of Baku

President of Foundation, UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador Mehriban Aliyeva attended Psycho-neurological children`s home of Baku Main Public Health Department in Narimanov district of Baku on June 1 - on the Day of International Protection of Children. Children`s home has fundamentally been repaired due to funds of Foundation, ensured with required appliance. Mehriban Aliyeva was sincerely welcomed here with flowers.

President of Foundation saw portrait of nationwide leader Heydar Aliyev made with children, as well photo-stand reflecting this medical center before and after repair. She expressed her satisfaction of conditions created at the yard for entertainment of children, works of reconstruction and greening implemented here, said nothing remained from the view there she saw at the beginning of year.

Mehriban Aliyeva was informed that 87 infants are treated now at 100-bed children`s home. Many children, who could not walk while being adopted here, have restored their physical health and freely walk now. Examination and treatment of children are realized by high-educated and experienced doctors and medical employees that understand honor and responsibility of their profession. Center is fully equipped with trainers, implements, bedding, modern medical appliances produced abroad.

President of Foundation took interest in supply with light, gas and water, saw pictures painted by children, photos on life and activity of nationwide leader Heydar Aliyev, walked active therapy, massage, examination, sleeping, dining rooms, paid special attention to quality of repair and equipment, studied the food quota of every child, state of assurance with medical appliances, medicines, appreciated the work of people working here.

Musical-artistic composition prepared by teachers and children was performed at the wide hall decorated in soul of festive. Poems were said on Homeland, great leader Heydar Aliyev, songs and dances were performed. Mehriban Aliyeva congratulated the children on the Day of International Protection of Children, expressed her best wishes and was taken photo with them.

Parents gathered here highly valued the real maternal care of Mehriban Aliyeva about to children`s homes, boarding schools in republic. They stressed the importance of works done in frame of program "Development of children`s homes and boarding schools", said they are aware of implementation of complex reconstruction and repair works at a number of boarding schools, and that thousands of families are consoled due to this care and attention. Parents cordially thanked Mehriban Aliyeva for coming here in the holiday of children and causing their joy.

Mrs Mehriban Aliyeva advised collective of children`s home not to forget ideas of nationwide leader Heydar Aliyev, increase the attention to children needing special care, always remember honor and responsibility of their mission.