The Poviat of Nidzica has received funding of PLN 1,555,749 for the implementation of a project entitled "Promotion and Prevention of Respiratory Diseases for the Residents of the Nidzica County" within the framework of the PL13 Programme "Reducing Social Inequalities in Health". The Programme is co-funded by the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2009-2014 (85%) and the state budget (15%).
As a result of the conducted assessment of the Nidzica Poviat residents' health needs, priority was given to the area of respiratory diseases. The measures proposed in the project are aimed at reducing and preventing lifestyle-related illnesses among the residents of our Poviat. The target group of the Programme are 1 to 9-year-old children and the elderly of 60 and more years of age, and its implementation will take place in the period from January 2016 to April 2017. The achievement of the objective of the Programme will help reduce the incidence of respiratory diseases in the Poviat.
Under the project, we plan to:
- perform prophylactic examinations and vaccination;
- promote health and a healthy lifestyle.