Yugoslavia, Federal Republic of
Practice Relating to Rule 131. Treatment of Displaced Persons
In 1994, in its initial report to the Committee on the Rights of the Child, the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia stated:
A refugee child is entitled to full health care, which covers prevention, emergency medical care, specialist check-ups, dental care, as well as medicaments, hospitalization, and check-ups in health care institutions, etc. …
Disabled children and youth – refugees up to the age of 18 and university students up to 26 – are entitled to specialized and rehabilitation care in institutions for rehabilitation and to orthopaedic and prosthetic appliances and aids.
In a Joint Communiqué issued in 1992, the President and the Prime Minister of the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia expressed strong support for “the efforts of all agencies, local and international, to relieve the plight of displaced persons in all territories of the former Yugoslavia”.