The overall objective of the project „Implementation of the National Screening Programme“is to contribute to the improvement of the health and well-being of the population of Serbia.
The Project aims:
To strengthen the organizational and administrative capacities of the Serbian public health system by establishing and operating the national screening body and by training district public health institutes’ staff to participate in the operation of the cancer screening programmes organisation at local level.
To strengthen the human resources of the Serbian health care institutions by training key staff participating in the operation of the national cancer screening programmes, namely: radiologists, radiographers, cytotechnicians, cytopathologists, gastroenterologists, and to provide a sound methodological basis for a sustainable training plan, in order to maintain and develop concerned human resources.
To increase participation rates in the organised cancer screening programmes by assisting national and regional institutes for public health (training of trainers) in their efforts to train primary health care professionals on organised cancer screening.
To assist Ministry of Health in its future mobilisation campaign intended to motivate the population to participate in organised screening programmes once they are implemented.
Elaboration of national programmes, regulations, policies, standards and guidelines is conducted with the involvement of local experts. Capacity building and knowledge transfer is delivered through both formal and on-the-job training.