Start date: 30.11.-0001. – End date: 30.11.-0001.
The overall objective of the project was to contribute to the improvement of the health and well-being of the population of Serbia by supporting the implementation of national cancer screening systems.
Component 1. Strengthen public health capacities – strengthen organisational and administrative capacities of the Serbian public health institutions, related to national cancer screening programmes by establishing and operating the National Cancer Screening Office and by training district public health institutes’ staff participating in the operation of the cancer screening programmes at local level.
Component 2. Strengthen human resources for cancer screenings – strengthen human capacities of the Serbian health care institutions related to organised cancer screening programmes by training key staff participating in the operation of the national cancer screening programmes, namely: radiologists, radiographers, cytotechnicians, cytopathologists, gastroenterologists, and providing a sound methodological basis for their sustainable trainings, in order to maintain and develop concerned human resources.
Component 3. Assist Ministry of Health in awareness raising and mobilisation campaign – contribute into increasing participation rates in the organised cancer screening programmes by assisting national public health institutes in their efforts to train primary health care professionals on organised cancer screenings and, furthermore by assisting the Ministry of Health in its mobilisation campaign when organised screening programmes launched.
More about the Project Activities and related News, can be found on the Project website here: http://www.screeningserbia.rs