Receive Emergency/ Daily needed HEALTHcare through innovations
in the cross border area
Greece - Bulgaria


Получаване на спешна/ежедневна медицинска помощ чрез насърчаване
на иновациите в трансграничния регион Гърция – България


Λάβετε την απαραίτητη επείγουσα / καθημερινή φροντίδα υγείας μέσω των καινοτομιών
στη διασυνοριακή περιοχή

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Survey and evaluation of the satisfaction of the users of medical services, provided by the EMC (Emergency Medical Center) – Kardzhali

Link to Survey

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Latest News

Event Video

Demonstration of rescuing skills of casualties of vehicular crashes.

On September 13th, 2019, in the center of the city, a simulation of the actions of the Unified Rescue System was demonstrated, related to rescuing of casualties of vehicular crashes, with the participation of emergency medics, fire-fighting unit and police and volunteers from the BRC.

The simulation aims to show the public the operation capabilities of the Single Rescue System and is part of the practical exchange of experience within the Emergency Management Seminar.

Specialized seminars for management of emergency situations

On the 12th and 13th of September 2019, the EMC (Emergency Medical Center) – Kardzhali conducted specialized seminars on management of emergency situations, within the framework of the project" Receiving emergency / daily health care through innovation in the cross-border area "(E / HEALTH).

Two main topics were addressed: “Response of the EMC – Kardzhali in emergencies situations related to natural disasters” and “Reactions and interaction of the Unified Rescue System in major industrial accidents”.

Within the specialized seminars, discussions were also held with the responsible institutions. Representatives of Greek partners participated in the seminars.


Event for the award of the new ambulances in the presence of the Minister of Health Kiril Ananiev

Innovative solutions in healthcare

E/HEALTH project includes activities that improve the cooperation between both countries in the health sector in the cross-border area, enhances the facilities for the provided services in key-role regional hospitals  improving medical services quality, enhances the competence of the Emergency Unit and the Primary Health Care in Kardjali and the Emergencies at the General Hospital of Kavala in terms of equipment and capacity of medical staff (doctors and paramedics), upgrades the networking of medical care providers in the CB area and improves the Civil Protection Stakeholders’ cooperation in emergency situations.

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Cooperation Programme Interreg V-A Greece-Bulgaria 2014-2020

Международна конференция посветена на Стандарти за здравословни и безопасни условия на труд в здравеопазването

Project's Partners

Center for Emergency Care Kurdzhali


General Hospital of Kavala


Medical Association of Kavala


The project is co-funded by the EU through the Cross-Border Cooperation Programme INTERREG VA "Greece-Bulgaria 2014-2020"

Project's Events Moments


Opening Conference


  • Budget Total: 1 391 408,01 euro
  • Budget allocation by partner:
  • Lead Partner 662 854,49 euro
  • Partner 2 651 093,02 euro
  • Partner 3 77 460,50 euro
  • Project implementation period:
  • 22 September 2017г. – 21 September 2019г.

Expected Results

Improving the knowledge of people living outside the center of major cities in the intervention areas.

Networking of local stakeholders and cross-border networking;

Improving the competence of the units;

Improving access to primary and emergency health care facilities in isolated and less favourable areas with insufficient access to primary health care;

Improving partners' readiness to respond to emergencies;

Capacity building of medical staff;