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Development of co-operation of medical institutions of Poland and Belarus in order to improve the quality of oncology diagnosis and organization of help in emergency cases

Lead PartnerDr. Ludwik Rydygier Voivodeship Hospital in Suwalki (Poland)

Partnership Grodno Regional Clinical Hospital (Belarus)

Total budget3912600,56 €

Programme Contribution3521340,50 €

Duration18 months

Measure3.1. Regional and local cross-border cooperation capacity building

Project ref. numberIPBU.03.01.00-20-663/11

The main goal of this project is to develop  of co-operation between the health care institutions and improvement of quality of oncology diagnostics and emergency assistance organisation in the borderland.

Purchasing equipment for the Clinical Oncology and Haematology Department in Dr Ludwik Rydygier Voivodeship Hospital in Suwalki (with chemotherapy room) will ensure effective diagnostics and treatment of cancerous diseases. Moreover, by purchasing equipment for the Non- Emergency and Emergency Health Care Department of the Grodno Regional Clinical Hospital, the project will become the action enabling provision of quick medical assistance to the road collisions victims and the victims of other road incidents.  It will also be the platform for exchange of experience between the medical institutions, this means that the Dr Ludwik Rydygier Hospital will play the role of the expert in aspects of accidents and emergency assistance organisation.  

So, the implementation of such investment will improve access to medical services for the patients in the area of oncology diagnostics and treatment, which will in return improvement of health of the inhabitants of the Podlasie voivodship and Grodno region. The project will also facilitate the cross-border co-operation be bringing the health care institutions of Poland and Belarus closer to improve the quality of oncology diagnostics.

It should be mentioned that the implementation of the project will also create added value, such as improving the quality of cancer diagnosis and reduce the number of patients with an advanced stage, and the creation of an efficient system to help patients in life-threatening conditions.