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Miklós Kásler

Minister of Human Capacities

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Free HPV vaccine available to 7th graders

Ministry of Human Capacities, August 27, 2014 5:59 PM

One of the most threatening high-fatality-rate gynaecological tumours can be prevented with the HPV vaccine, Minister of State for Health Gábor Zombor said at a Budapest press conference on Wednesday, at which he announced that 7th grade girls will be offered free vaccinations against the disease.

Everything is set for a successful school year

Ministry of Human Capacities, August 27, 2014 1:59 PM

Everything is in place for a successful school year, Minister of Human Resources Zoltán Balog said in Budapest on Tuesday at a teachers’ conference before the beginning of the next school year on 1 September. He added that teachers have displayed great discipline during the restructuring of the public education system, the most expansive in 25 years.

New rehabilitation centre for the blind under construction in Tata

Ministry of Human Capacities, August 25, 2014 10:47 AM

The foundation stone of a rehabilitation centre for the blind was laid on Friday in the Northwest Hungarian city of Tata; the institution that will operate as the local branch and education centre of the State Institute for the Blind from September 2015.

Government spends record amount on summer meals for children

Ministry of Human Capacities, August 14, 2014 9:24 AM

The number of children receiving government-funded summer meals is up ten percent from last year and the Hungarian Government has spent 2.64 billion forints (EUR 8.4 million) on the summer catering programme for children, Minister of State for Social Affairs and Inclusion Károly Czibere said on Wednesday.

Deputy State Secretary Prőhle emphasises importance of inter-regional cooperation

Ministry of Human Capacities, August 14, 2014 9:20 AM

The importance of inter-regional cooperation was something that Gergely Prőhle, representing the Ministry of Human Capacities, emphasised on the 25th anniversary of the dismantling of the Iron Curtain. Austria's president, Heinz Fischer, and Franz Vranitzky, former Chancellor of Austria, also attended the commemoration.

Ecumenical Service Held on Roma Holocaust Remembrance Day

Ministry of Human Capacities, August 4, 2014 5:16 PM

On the occasion of the 70th anniversary the Roma Holocaust and the 5th anniversary of the murder of a Hungarian Roma woman in Kisléta, an ecumenical church service was held in Budapest on 4 August, organised by the Sant’Egidio Community. Acting in his role as Reformed Church pastor, the event was also attended by Minister of Human Resources Zoltán Balog.

Government inclusion policy successful

Ministry of Human Capacities, July 31, 2014 12:58 PM

Model programmes such as those operating in the South Heves sub-region are proof that the Government’s social inclusion policy is correct, because it achieves results, stated Minister of State for Social Affairs and Inclusion Károly Czibere from the Ministry of Human Resources declared in Heves on Wednesday.

First World War centenary

Ministry of Human Capacities, July 30, 2014 5:08 PM

Zoltán Balog: Responsibility of leaders concerning decisions affecting people’s fates is immeasurable and measurable.

Price of textbooks further reduced, more money left in families’ pockets

Ministry of Human Capacities, July 30, 2014 3:11 PM

The production of renewable textbooks is on schedule and institutions will receive all textbooks in time for the new school year, the Minister of State for Public Education announced.

New designer drugs banned

Ministry of Human Capacities, July 29, 2014 12:15 PM

Beginning this week, four new psychoactive substances are being included the so-called C list as designer drugs; consequently, the police may initiate the respective proceedings following their confiscation.