World Autism Awareness Day, around 200 new cases a year in Albania

World Autism Awareness Day, around 200 new cases a year in Albania
On the World Autism Awareness Day, the Albanian minister of Health and Social Protection, Ogerta Manastirliu said that more attention has been shown for children with neurodevelopment disorders and problems.

Meanwhile, judging by the data provided by the psychiatric service, the number of new cases at the Children and Adolescents Psychiatric Unity is around 200 a year, an increase, which, according to doctors, relates to the discovery of undiscovered cases.

“Here we will bring infrastructural changes combined with technological developments, but also support for the staff capacities in this center, in order to offer more services”, said the minister at the center where children suffering from autism are treated.

On the other hand, the President of Albania has said that “this day reminds us of our institutional and social obligations for more solidarity, understanding and love for all children and their families, who need our support”. /balkaneu.com/

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