SK UA CF CARE
«Transfer of know-how and creation of Cystic Fibrosis Centre to ensure better care for Cystic Fibrosis patients
in Ivano-Frankivsk Region»
The Hungary-Slovakia-Romania-Ukraine ENI CBC Programme 2014-2020 provides EU funding for sustainable development along the border of Ukraine with Hungary, Slovakia and Romania, helps reducing differences in living standards and addressing common challenges across these borders.
The overal objective of project SK UA CF CARE / code HUSKROUA/1702/8.2/0008, is “ Ensure higher quality of life for Cystic Fibrosis patients and their family members in Slovakia and Ukraine.” The duration of the project is 32 months and total amount of funds: 287 575, 11 EUR.
Cystic Fibrosis (CF) is an incurable orphan genetic disease that shortens the life and has a big influence on daily quality of life of CF families.
There are 300 CF children and adults in Slovakia, and around 800 in Ukraine (but there have to be much more in Ukraine).
This project will change the opportunities for CF individuals – will give them, as the disadvantaged group, equal opportunities as their healthy friends have. It will intensify the cooperation between regions of Slovakia and Ukraine in case of this rare disease
Focusing on long term effect and sustainability in all project activities we want to achieve our overall objective to ensure higher quality of life for CF patients and their family members in Slovakia and Ukraine. Creation of CF Centre with required medical equipment and well educated CF team in Ivano-Frankivsk Children’s Hospital means creation of adequate conditions for long-term improvement of health, social and public services for CF patients and their families. Thanks to early and correct diagnosis we could save CF patients before premature death.