Official: List of organizations rendering social services to expand in Azerbaijan

Business Materials 10 May 2011 19:08 (UTC +04:00)

Azerbaijan, Baku, May 10 / Trend A.Akhundov /

The Azerbaijani Parliament intends to adopt the draft law "On Social Services", Parliamentary Social Policy Committee Chairman Hadi Rajabli told journalists on Tuesday
"We met with all NGOs dealing with disabled, discussed their problems and suggestions which will be reflected in this and other laws", Rajabli said
He said innovation in the draft law is that not only government agencies but also NGOs will provide social services for the first time in Azerbaijan.
"Following the adoption of the law, NGOs will render social services through tenders. This experience is applied in many countries around the world, " Rajabli said.
The quality and efficiency of the social services will be improved with the adoption of the law, he said.
"In addition, we are considering the law on patients' rights, which will also take into account the rights of doctors, " Rajabli said