The report from the conference

The report from the conference concerning the level of project implementation entitled “Equal in health – prevention and early detection of cancers as well as health promotion in the Poviat of Kwidzyn” co-financed by Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2009-2014 and State budget within the Programme PL13 Reduction of social inequalities in health.

The conference concerning the level of project implementation entitled “Equal in health – prevention and early detection of cancers as well as health promotion in the Poviat of Kwidzyn” organised by the Starosty Office in Kwidzyn was held on 18.02.2016.

The representatives of local government bodies, Mayors, the representatives of city and commune councils, Directors of secondary school and upper secondary schools, representatives of school boards of Parents and Pupils, Representatives of the Health Service, Representatives of Associations and Organizations and the Media as well as our Partners and contractors were invited to participate in the conference. The conference was inaugurated by Kwidzyn Poviat Starost - Jerzy Godzik.

In the first part of the conference during multimedia presentations the lecturers Agnieszka Wrzesińska MD and Elżbieta Żak-Maciejewska MD showed the level of preventive examinations realisation in the field of lungs and bronchus cancer and cervical cancer as well as from the performed activity concerning preventive vaccinations against HPV.

In the subsequent part of the Conference, the Manager of the Project – Anna Skrabalak discussed the activities which have been implemented so far and provided further activities foreseen in the project, i.a. Action – „A Day without a Fag” and Action – Year 2016 – the year of healthy lungs in the Poviat of Kwidzyn.