Lithuania-Poland-Russia ENPI Cross-border Cooperation Programme 2007-2013
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Programme for the prevention of postural disorders and scoliosis in children from small towns and rural areas

Beneficiary Federal State Budgetary Institution Pediatric Orthopedic Sanatorium “Pionersk” of the Ministry of Healthcare of the Russian Federation (Russia)

Partner Voevodship Rehabilitation Hospital for Children in Ameryka settlement (Poland)


Total budget 3102294.08 €

Programme Contribution 2792064.67 €

Duration 24 months


Priority 2 - Pursuing social, economic and spatial development

Measure 2.2. Development of human potential by improvement of social conditions, governance and educational opportunities

Project ref. number LPR1/010/032


The overall objective of the project is reduction in the growth rates of acquiring of disability and improvement of the level and quality of life among children residing in towns and rural areas.

Main results of the project implementation are the following:

  • One fully operating mobile orthopaedic diagnostic laboratory established. 
  • 8500 school-age children from small towns and rural areas of the Kaliningrad region of Russia and Warmian-Masurian Voevodship of Poland passed diagnostic examination under the programme for prevention of postural disorders and scoliosis. 1170 children passed inpatient treatment and prevention activities. About 1050 children exhibited improved objective medical indicators after implementation of treatment and prevention measures. 
  • One unified systematized electronic database of children with postural disorders and scoliosis established and introduced. 
  • One comprehensive treatment and prevention program to prevent postural disorders and scoliosis among children from small towns and rural areas implemented. 
  • Medical facilities of sanatorium “Pionersk” and “Ameryka” hospital renovated and equipped. 
  • 5 innovative algorithms for inpatient prevention and treatment of postural disorders developed. 
  • 5 cross-border activities aimed at professional development of medical staff implemented. 
  • Several publications done in order to fulfill the visibility rule and for potential experience exchange and information distribution purposes.




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