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Borderless  Health through sport and Cooperation – United in the battle against diseases

What’s the goal?

To increase the efficiently of cooperation between local public administrations/governments in the cross-border area Hârşova- Shabla, regarding public health services focused on prevention and improvement actions.

What’s the budget?

1,489,666.82 euro, out of which 1,266,216.78 euro ERDF

Who is doing it?

Lead Beneficiary (LB): Territorial Administrative Unit- Hârşova Town(RO)

Beneficiary 2 (B2): Municipality of Shabla(BG)

Beneficiary 3 (B3):Romanian Oina Federation (RO)

When is it happening?

Start date: 04.04.2017

End date: 03.08.2022

Duration: 64 months

Where is it happening?

Dobrich in Bulgaria

Constanta in Romania

How is it going to happen?

  • 1 modernized and properly equipped sports field – stadium and locker room in Harsova Town;
  • 1 modernized and properly equipped sport hall/rehabilitation center in Shabla Municipality;
  • The community of CBC area Harsova- Shabla well informed and motivated to practice physical activities/exercises for the benefit of their health;
  • 1 joint action plan to combat sedentary lifestyle and increase good health.

What will be the results (what’s the contribution to the Programme)?

Programme outputs: 18 supported cross border mechanisms - 2 cooperation networks, 1 common policy, 1 common study, 3 meetings for information exchange, 1 strategy, 10 agreements between local actors signed in “Choose to be healthy programme”

Programme results: improved cross-borders cooperation between stakeholders for the implementation of a common policy in the sphere of health.

Project status

The project is under implementation and the following results were achieved:

- A press conference for the start of the project was organized in Shabla;

- The Constitutive Act and the Statute of the AssociationTRANSPOCOwas approved by the Harsova Local Council, Federal Office of Romanian Oina Federation and by Shabla Municipality. The headquarters were established at Harsova.  Also, the TRANSPOCO Association gained its legal status.

- LB concluded the works contract for rehabilitation of the sports field (stadium) and locker on 24.06.2020. The construction works have been finalized and the reception of the construction works at the investment object "Modernization of sports field (stadium) and locker room" was carried out by the LB on 15.12.2021. All the foreseen equipment necessary for the modernized stadium and organization of the introductory courses, the Caravan “Sports – a never-ending spring of health”, the “Back to school” event and the SPOCO Cup, has been purchased by the LB.

- B2 concluded the work contract for Reconstruction of Multifunctional Sport Hall and the works are completed. In addition, the contracts for supply of equipment necessary for the Rehabilitation center were concluded and the equipment was delivered;

- The Joint Action Plan for fighting physical inactivity to improve people’s health in the cross-border and the Consolidated Study on causes and effects of physical inactivity in the cross-border Bulgaria-Romania area was elaborated.

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