Creative Europe – ECHO II
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WE CARE: Interreg – IPA CBC Greece – North Macedonia Health care for children with Cardio and Respiratory sensitivity in the Cross Border area

The aim of the project is the promotion of the health of all children in the cross-border area through the implementation of a screening program for children with a focus on vulnerable populations for the prevention and detection of asthma and congenital heart diseases, the provision of primary health care and counseling regarding the above-mentioned diseases, the training of parents and teachers, and the implementation of innovative Information and Communication Technologies (ICT).

The project will focus on interventions and innovative patient management tools to promote children’s well-being at four levels:

  1. Screening to identify new patients

  2. Primary health care (monitoring) for children with already-detected illnesses (asthma and congenital heart diseases)

  3. Counseling and Training to raise awareness among parents and school teachers

  4. Implementation of ICT tools and Remote monitoring to elevate the sense of safety

Towards this direction, the main outputs of the project are:

– Screening and assessment methodological framework

– Mobile Unit and equipment.

– Screening and primary health care in the cross-border area.

– Hot spots identification and mapping.

– Implementation of e-health systems: monitoring platform and e-health data repository with the use of Smart monitoring watches and Online capacity building.

– Training in the School and Family environments

– Publicity actions for the diffusion of the project’s results

Through the project, the beneficiaries gain experience in the implementation of innovative tools and services using information and communication technologies (ICTs) that can improve prevention, diagnosis, treatment, monitoring, and management. The project can benefit the target group in the cross-border area by improving access to health care and the quality of that care.