"A lot of people are interested in the opportunity to learn the skills of the Doctor-Clown and regularly work in children's hospitals, and we are very happy. The program of training Clown Doctor we organize for the third time, and notice that our organization has become recognizable, all candidates come with a clear and specific questions about the specifics of future work. We received over a hundred applications, half of the candidates invited for an individual interview, another third in the creative and psychological process of selection. The result of this careful work — 23 new participants who March will receive training and practice in the program of Doctors-Clowns. After final grades and final interviews, new Doctor-Clowns go to work in the children's departments of hospitals all over Latvia," — says Marianne of Milovska, the leader of the organization "Etc.Clown".
The current set is special because the program Clown Doctor will start including in regional hospitals, where until now young patients have not had the opportunity to receive support and care Clown Doctor.
"For three years, we have accumulated our own experience that we share, talking about the benefits of attracting Clown Doctor for children in hospitals. We plan to start cooperation with Liepaja regional hospital, the management and staff which are interested in our program. In addition, at the meeting with representatives of Liepaja Duma our initiative and a positive interest rate, with the hope that in the new training program will be able to take part potential of the Doctor-Clowns from Liepaja," — says Marianne of Milovska after the visit to the municipality. Similar results were after the visits of the representatives of the "Dr. Clown" in Daugavpils and Rezekne