CCDR launches “Open Days” to show good examples of the application of European funds

First guided tour takes place on Tuesday

Clinical Simulation Center – File image

Projects supported by European funds, in the Algarve, which stood out for the positive impact they had on the region, will be made known to all interested parties over the next few months, during a series of “Open Days”, the first of which will take place this Tuesday, the 18th, at 14:30 pm, and will focus on the new Clinical Simulation Center of the Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences of the University of Algarve.

On this occasion, any citizen can get to know this advanced medical training unit on site, located on the Gambelas Campus of the University of Algarve, whose good conditions “are the envy of many people”, as he stated to the Sul Informação Jonathan Tilsed, director of the European Surgical Trauma and Emergency Society, on the sidelines of the European Surgical Emergency Course, which the Algarve hosted in October 2023.

For this, prior registration is mandatory, which must be done through this link.

«The Clinical Simulation Center of the Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences provides pre-graduate and post-graduate education and allows lifelong training and professional development for health professionals in the southern region of the country. This is a project that brings together the University of Algarve, CHUA, ABC, the Municipality of Loulé and the other Municipalities in the Algarve», describes the CCDR of the Algarve.

This center received 85% funding from the CRESC Algarve 2020 Operational Program, «which allowed it to be equipped with top-notch material, and can be considered one of the best Clinical Simulation Centers in Europe».

This is just one of several projects that the Management Authority of the Algarve 2030 Regional Program will focus on in the “Open Days” initiative, which takes place within the scope of the “European Funds in my Region” program and will last until October.

Over the course of five months, «citizens will be invited to discover, through guided tours, projects linked to different areas, namely social solidarity, health, innovation and science, including business projects, culture and cultural heritage».

«This action aims to raise awareness and encourage citizens to discover projects financed by the European Union close to where they live, highlighting the importance of European funds for regional development», illustrated CCDR Algarve.

Especially because, highlights the same entity, these strategic investments, with the allocation of European funds to areas of specialization, in science and research, «are essential for the progress of the region».

«We want to highlight as an example of good application of European funds, of how it is done well in the Algarve, also responding to the aim of improving qualifications, specialized training in the health area, digital transition», concludes the CCDR.


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