Improvement of cross-border health services in cardio-vascular diseases and intensive medical care in Bialystok and Minsk Regions

About of project:

Project ID: PLBU.03.01.00-20-0268/17-00

Period: 01.01.2020 – 01.01.2022

Budget: EUR 2,059,636.02, EU contribution: EUR 1,853,672.42

Implementing agency: Minsk Regional Clinical Hospital

Partners: Autonomous Public Healthcare Organisation “Voivodeship Hospital named after Jędrzej Śniadecki in Bialystok” (Republic of Poland)

Locations: Minsk region (Belarus); Bialystok, Podlaskie Voivodeship (Poland)


The exchange of the best practices between the hospitals and utilization of new specialized medical equipment provide an opportunity to improve public health services. That, in turn, will have a favourable impact on the life quality and living standards in the communities.

Goals and objectives: The project is mainly aimed at developing public healthcare systems in Podlaskie Voivodeship (Poland) and Minsk Region (Belarus). The project provides for joint work of the both countries’ medical workers on making improvements in the access to healthcare system at cardiovascular diagnostics and therapy, and postoperative intensive therapy.

The project objectives include the procurement of specialized medical equipment, adoption of new healthcare standards in both hospitals (hybrid operations, expedited CT-based diagnostics, improved care).

Expected outcomes: The project will facilitate the development of cooperation between the two hospital to the benefit of both medical doctors and residents of both regions.

There are plans for procuring specialized medical equipment in 2020 for the hybrid operating room: an angiography system for conducting examinations and operations in line with totally new quality and safety standards.

Moreover, the use of new technological solutions in the hospitals will entail the introduction of improved healthcare (such as non-invasive vessel inspections or postoperative intensive therapy).

Contacts: Olga Verbitskaya, Project Coordinator, +375 29 132 17 50, e-mail:

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