IpA Shield II project
General Hospital of Kilkis
The General Hospital of Kilkis was established in 1928. It provides substantial health services and it constitutes the most important health unit of the Regional Unit of Kilkis. The General Hospital is supervised by the 4th Health District of Macedonia and Thrace and operates as an independent and decentralized unit, which has financial and administrative autonomy. It has two hundred fifteen (215) organic beds. The hospital consists of the following services: Medical, Nursing, Financial Management, Department of Computer Science and Helpdesk. The total personnel is 448 persons and consists of medical (92), nursing (289), administrative (41), Non-medical-Technical (26) staff. Apart from the implementation of IpA Shield within the IPA CBC Programme “Greece-The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 2007-2013” Hospital of Kilkis has significant experience in project’s implementation, both national and European.
Public Health Institution General Hospital-Gevgelija
The PHI General Hospital – Gevgelija is a public healthcare institution for provision of health care services within the following fields: health care and treatment; specialist-consultative acrivity; physical therapy, and medical rehabilitation. The seat of the PHI General Hospital is in Gevgelija, and it provides health care on the territories of the municipalities of Gevgelija, Bogdanci, Dojran and Valandovo. The basic goals of the hospital include: provision of health care; education of the population for prevention of diseases; application of modern methods of treatment; education of the existing staff and new staff; improvement and modernization of the equipment for treatment, and improvement of the hospital conditions for treatment of patients. It has a total of 162 employees in medical and administrative field. The hospital participated to IpA Shield project, has managed many national projects regarding public health and has direct cooperation with the University of Skopje.
Address: Slobodan Mitrov Danko No. 38, 1480 Gevgelija
Country: Republic of North Macedonia
4th Health District of Macedonia and Thrace
The 4th Health District of Macedonia & Thrace is responsible for planning, coordinating, supervising & controlling 16 hospitals, 37 Health Centers, Social Care Units, mental health centers & rehabilitation centers in the cross-border Regional Units of Thessaloniki, Kilkis, Serres, Drama, Kavala, Xanthi, Rhodopi and Evros, as well as in Chalkidiki.
It has its headquarters in Thessaloniki and it is directly linked to the Ministry of Health & Social Solidarity, as it cooperates with it suggesting health policies, measures & proposals aimed at more comprehensive & efficient delivery of health services to the region’s population.
The 4th Health District of Macedonia & Thrace is directly financed by the state budget & from funding projects. It has a separate R&D department which has implemented and implements a large EU projects relevant to health issues & quality of life within the framework of the Community Initiative INTERREG IIIA / PHARE CBC Greece – Bulgaria, the ETCP Greece-Bulgaria 2007- 2013 & 2014-2020 and the INTERREG IPA Cross Border Cooperation Programme Greece – Republic of North Macedonia 2014-2020. The Project Management is exercised via the Special Account for R&D Funds which operation is monitored & approved by a joint decision of the Minister of Finance & Minister of Health & Social Solidarity.
Address: 2, Ermou str. 546 25, Thessaloniki
Valandovo Health Center
Valandovo Health Centre was established in 1965 and employs 67 people. It has 11 doctors and 32 nurses. It provides medical services to the wider area of Valandovo.
Address: L.Kolisevski 1 Valandovo
Country: Republic of North Macedonia
National Emergency Aid Center
The National Emergency Aid Center is a body governed by public law – established in 1985, under the surveillance of the Ministry of Health. It operates all over Greece, through its headquarters in Athens and its 12 departments.
The principal mission of the National Emergency Aid Center is the coordination for the provision of emergency aid and emergency healthcare to citizens as well as their transfer in medical healthcare units with the fleet of its ambulances. The National Emergency Aid Center contributes significantly to:
- the upgrading of the healthcare services in Greece
- the immediate provision of well organized emergency pre-hospital healthcare services resulting to reduce the mortality rates and avoidable deaths, the length of hospital stay and the prevalence of temporary or permanent disability
- the cost reduction of healthcare services
- the enhancement of the sense of security in particular for citizens in remote and deprived areas
In order to provide high quality of health services all over Greece, the National Emergency Aid Center employs very experienced human resources including more than 90 doctors and 3,690 rescuers who are the crews of ambulances, and also disposes more than 1,000 transportation means including mobile units, helicopters and other means of transportation all over Greece.