24 September 2009, Thursday, 14:48

Results of summer holidays and health improvement of children were discussed in Ufa mayor's office

author: Alim Faizov

Yesterday the press conference with the deputy head of Ufa administration Syntimir Bayazitov took place in mayor's office. He told about this year results of summer holidays, health improvement and employment of children, teenagers and young people. According to the information and analytical department of the city administration, leaders of structural departments of the city administration were present at the press conference: Education department, Committee for youth policy, Guardianship and custody department, Health department, Commission on juvenile affairs and protection of rights of the juveniles.

According to Syntimir Bayazitov, they involved more than 122 thousand children, teenagers and young people this summer, 90 thousand pupils are among them, that makes 98% of the total number of pupils. In recreation centres and health camps there were no fires and accidents, no cases of infectious diseases or food poisoning were registered during the summer. Supervisory authorities and services provided efficient protection of children, established strict control over the quality and compliance with hygienic standards of food and over living conditions of children. All children's health centres were opened by authority of Fire Safety Authority, Russian Agency for Health and Consumer Rights, their plan tasks were carried out.

Around 12 thousand teenagers got temporary employment. Committee for youth policy hold a competition of projects among associations of teenage clubs on organization of temporary employment of teenagers, the winners were given grants in the amount of 100 thousand roubles.

The main types of activities were beautification of city territories and renovation of schools and teenage clubs, garbage disposal, the work of couriers, ice-cream vendors, packers

Cultural institutions performed a great deal of work: centralized systems of children's and public libraries, culture and leisure parks, teenage clubs took an active part in this work. There was a competition among children's libraries "Summer and book". The total number of children involved in these activities comes to more than 47 thousand children.

700 sporting and mass events were held during the summer; more than 29 thousand people took part in them.

In the end of the press conference, its participants answered the questions of journalists.