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


What’s the goal?

The project aims to increase efficiently the cooperation between local public administrations/governments in the cross-border area Hârşova- Shabla, in services on public health focused on prevention and improvement actions


What’s the budget?

1,489,666.82 euro, out of which 1,266,216.80 euro ERDF

Who is doing it?

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

Beneficiary 2 (B 2): Romanian Oina Federation (RO)

Beneficiary 3 (B 3):Municipality of Shabla(BG)

When is it happening?

Start date: 04.04.2017

End date: 03.08.2022

Duration: 64 months


Where is it happening?

Veliko Tarnovo, Pleven, Vidin, Vratsa, Ruse and Dobrich in Bulgaria (+ Sofia).

Giurgiu, Mehedinţi, Calarasi, Constanta, Dolj in Romania (+Bucharest)


How is it going to happen?                 

  • 1 modernized and properly equipped sports ground/field in Hârşova Town
  • 1 modernized and properly equipped multifunctional gym
  • the community of CBC area Hârşova- 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: 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 program”

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.

In terms of physical progress, 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 AssociationTRANSPOCOwere approved by the Harsova Local Council, Federal Office of Romanian Oina Federation and by Shabla Municipality and the headquarters were established: at Harsova, the main headquarters and at Shabla, the secondary headquarters. Also, the TRANSPOCO Association gained its legal status.

- The Lead Beneficiary concluded the works contract for rehabilitation of the sports field (stadium) and locker on 24.06.2020 (4 months terms of execution). The construction works are ongoing.

- Beneficiary 2 concluded the work contract for Reconstruction of Multifunctional Sport Hall and the works are completed. Also, 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 were elaborated.


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