Deputy Minister of Health’s Primarius Dr Mensud Grbovic hosted today at the headquarters of the Ministry of Health, in the presence of LGBT Forum Progress, the first two transgender people who will access the adjustment of their sex to their gender.
The reception took place so that the transgender persons would become directly acquainted with the functioning of the health system and the leading accent during the interview, was placed on building and maintaining trust of the transgender people in the health system and the protection of privacy, dignity and rights of all users of health services.
A system of communication and reception of the transgender people in health institutions has been agreed upon, so the access would be facilitated and accelerated and made with the maximum of confidentiality. Contact person responsible for further communication with transgender people will be designated by the Department of Health and public health system. It was agreed to intensify work on the development of secondary legislation in order to further affirm the rights and treatment of the transgender people.