7 September 2020

Suceava, November 2020


“Ștefan cel Mare” University, from Suceava, Universitatii Street, no. 13, carries out starting with the 16th of June 2020 the project “Personalized prevention tools in obesity and diabetes – a joint Romanian-Ukrainian program of health education (PrePOD)”, no. 2SOFT / 4.1 / 56, co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund through the Romania-Ukraine Joint Operational Program 2014-2020, Priority Axis 4.1, “Support for the development of health services and access to health”.

The implementation period of the project is 18 months and the partner within the project is the National Precarpathian University “Vasyl Stefanyk”, from Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine.

The total budget of the project is 329,200 euros /1.583.452 lei, 296,280 euros (90%) the contribution of the Joint Operational Program Romania-Ukraine 2014 – 2020 and 32,920 euros /158.345,20 lei (10%) the contribution of the 2 partners, “Ștefan del Mare” University, Suceava and Vasyl Stefanyk National Precarpathian University, Ivano-Frankivsk.

The main objective of the project is to raise public and medical staff awareness of the risk factors associated with overweight, obesity and diabetes through on-site screening, nutrition counseling and education, and personalized health feedback.

The specific objectives of the project are:

    · counseling people in order to determine the risks of overweight, obesity or diabetes.

    · evaluating the current medical practices of family physicians and training them in adopting approaches to the nutrition of obese and diabetic patients

    · intensifying cross-border cooperation between health professionals in Romania and Ukraine, with the purpose of: i) analyzing the current situation regarding the rate of obesity and type 2 diabetes; ii) identifying common solutions for the prevention and reduction of these diseases; and iii) involving faculty, doctors and students in exchanges of experience, training and research activities related to the proposed activities.

Contact person: Prof. univ. dr. Mihai COVAȘĂ

Position: Project manager


Address: „Ștefan cel Mare” University from Suceava

Universității Street, no. 13, 720229 Suceava, România

Last modified: 12 November 2020

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