Uruguay - Ministerio de Desarrollo Social, MIDES (Ministry of Social Development)

Webinar Presentation: Uruguay Grows with You

Slide presentation of the webinar held on 19 November 2019. This webinar presented the experience of Uruguay with a special focus on its Family Accompaniment activities implemented by the Uruguay Crece Contigo (Uruguay Grows With You – UCC) Program. It is a socio-educational work of accompaniment on the part of a pair of professionals of the area of health and the social area. The professionals agree with the families on periodic visits by a maximum time of 10 months. The work begins at home, with the strengthening of child-rearing practices, the link with the State health care services, with the increase of pregnancy controls or controls of small children living at home. Access to necessary State benefits is also being worked on.