Cross Border Heart Safe Cities

Acronym Heart Safe Cities
Priority axis Development and Support of Local Economy
Specific Objective Improvement of preventive health care and social services of children and elderly population
Call 1st Call for Project Proposals
Start date April 2, 2018
Lead Partner 4th Regional Health Directorate of Macedonia – Thrace
Partners Municipality of Kalamaria
PHI Health Home - Ohrid
Institute for prevention, treatment and rehabilitation of cardiovascular diseases St. Stefan Ohrid
Budget 1.231.160,94 €
The project’s main objective is to increase the number of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest incidents that are effectively managed.
More specifically, the project aims to: 
- Raise awareness on the seriousness of cardiac arrest incidents & inform for ways that they can be prevented &/or effectively managed 
- Improve early response readiness through mass training of citizens, as well as training of trainers (medical/ paramedical staff)
- Improve capacities for effective management through the provision of AEDs (Automatic External Defibrillators) in selected city spots 
- Improve the life support services provided by local & regional health care units 
- Increase the overall capacity for life support & first aid provision on city level & reduce the losses of human lives 
- Develop an application of the Safe Heart Cities program adapted in the context of the city-scape in the cross-border area & promote it on national & cross-border level 
- Enhance cooperation in life support issues & issues related to cardiovascular diseases 
- Improve quality of life in the Programme area


Communication Plan
Project Results Booklet
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