The People’s Advocate recommends to the Minister of Health the revision of Order no. 418/2005, as well as attracting specialists and general physicians for the specialization endocrinology and pediatric diabetes.
According to an article published in Covasnamedia.ro in November 2019, the pediatricians at the “Fogolyán Kristóf” County Hospital in Sfântu Gheorghe deal with up to five new cases of diabetic children each month. The issue is not new, but Covasna specialists point out that the lack of pediatric diabetologists hinders the children’s path to health – https://covasnamedia.ro/social/medicii-pediatri-covasneni-ingrijorati-de-cresterea-numarului-de-copii-diabetici.
The People’s Advocate proceeded ex officio, and took steps to the County Emergency Hospital “Dr. Fogolyán Kristóf “ from Sfântu Gheorghe, Covasna Public Health Directorate, the Ministry of Health, following which the People’s Advocate recommended the creation of a legal framework for attracting specialists and general physicians in complementary study programs, in order to obtain certificates in endocrinology and pediatric diabetes.