No greater happiness in life than help those in need, Zagreb Mayor Milan Bandić said in Zaprešić today at the opening of the logopedic ambulance of the SUVAG Polyclinic.
I am glad that our leading speech support facility can now help Zaprešić, the mayor added at the opening, and once again noted that this ambulance is proof that administrative borders are not a barrier to good cooperation between the two cities.
The Deputy Mayor of Zagreb County, Nadica Žužak, and the mayor of the City of Zaprešić, Željko Turk, also welcomed the deputy, who emphasized the great need for logopedics in Zaprešić and surrounding places that gravitate together with about 60 thousand inhabitants. I would like to thank the SUVAG polyclinic and the City of Zagreb for recognizing that we need the service provided by 21. century deserve.
Director of Polyclinics SUVAG doc. dr. sc. Catherine Pavičić Dokoza explained that the opening of this ambulance was a great step forward and the continuation of the concept of "Health for All". We are witnessing an increase in the number of children with speech-language disorders, but at the same time the number of speech-language pathologies in the adult population is increasing. We are happy that we are here, just as I was looking forward to the support of the City of Zagreb, the City of Zaprešić, the Ministry of Health this project. This synergy and syllable are the reason why it was not just words and what changed into the work we are watching today.
The City of Zaprešić provided space and two electroacoustic devices for individual correction of speech disorders, while the Polyclinic SUVAG two logopedics. This is a speech service for around 300 children who are not involved in any form of speech therapy, for 100-the children who are involved, but insufficiently, and for 30's adults.
The population in the Zaprešić Health Center - the north has increased the performance of children from the Kindergarten Vrtuljak