The Bulgarian medical association – branch Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria and PHI Clinical Hospital Stip, Macedonia, as part of the project “Integration of European healthcare standards and innovation on the way to development of cross-border healthcare cluster” financed by the First Call of INTERREG – IPA cross-border Bulgaria-Macedonia 2014-2020, organized a two-day “Open Day” event in Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria. Active participant of this event were 15 people from Macedonia, and 25 people from Bulgaria. Besides panel discussion on topics related to healthcare and health system in both countries, the participants visited several public and private health institutions, such as MBAL Blagoevgrad, Medical Centre “Sv. Ivan Rilski”, and SBALO “Sv. Mina” Blagoevgrad.

At the event, a Memorandum of collaboration and dedication in establishing cross-border healthcare cluster was officially signed. The signing parties are Bulgarian medical association – branch Blagoevgrad, PHI Clinical Hospital Stip, SABLO “Sv. Mina” Blagoevgrad, MBAL Blagoevgrad, and the Centre for development of the East Planning region.

For more information visit the project website www.cbhealth.eu.