Hungarian and Ukrainian experts completed a joint project on public health

13 January 2015 09:15  2889250 090211
Hungarian and Ukrainian experts completed a joint project on public health

In Uzhgorod, there was the final conference of the international project "Skills for the Future." The project is implemented by the Charitable Fund "Projecta TACH" in partnership with AlterEgo in close collaboration with the University of Debrecen Faculty of Health (Hungary) and the Department of Sociology and Social Work of the Social Sciences Faculty of UzhNU.

The final conference of the project was attended by experts from Hungary and Ukraine. The main objective of the project "Skills for the Future" is improving public health; identifying the most pressing problems of the community of Uzhgorod in health care sector, that require effective intervention; helping to solve problems and filling gaps by sharing experiences and improving training. 

The initiator of the project is the AlterEho Association, working in partnership with the Charitable Fund "Projecta TACH". Debrecen University and Uzhgorod National University are also involved in the project.

According to Zita Bathory, the project coordinator, the chairman of the Charity Fund "Projecta TACH", the completed project was aimed at reducing the harmful effects of socio-economic problems on public health by addressing specific local and regional pressing problems in the public health care sector.  Within the project, they conducted surveys, organized practice-oriented training and activities for dissemination of a positive experience with the use of modern tools and approaches to promoting public health. 

Mariana Pynzesh, Ph.D., the head of the AlterEgo, said that one of the best results would be the continuation of the project.    

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