Projects on national level

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Improving Poland's road safety with Swiss expertise

Polish policeman checks a driver.

01.06.2012 - 31.10.2016

With the ‘Road Safety’ project, Switzerland has contributed to improving road safety in Poland. The number of road deaths in Poland has been reduced as a result of knowledge exchanges and infrastructure improvements.   And the Swiss model for victim assistance served as the basis for a revision of the Polish road traffic act. 

Country/region Topic Period Budget
Poland
Enhanced security and safety
Border protection

01.06.2012 - 31.10.2016


CHF 3'927'902



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Increasing the Effectiveness of Migration Management

01.07.2012 - 31.12.2016

The number of migrants arriving to Poland is steadily increasing. Because of this phenomenon, the new Migration Policy of the country recognises the need of strengthening Poland's institutional capacity to manage migration and to improve the skills of the people and entities dealing with migrants. 


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Alcohol, Tobacco and other psychoactive Substances Prevention by women in the reproductive age

01.06.2012 - 30.06.2017

The Programme is focused on the reduction of the use of tobacco, alcohol and other psychoactive substances by women in the reproductive age and pregnant women. Apart from this main target group, it will target partners of pregnant women, students and teachers of upper secondary schools, medical personnel having direct contact with the main target group, and also the general public. The main programme’s activities are: trainings for medical personnel, educational programme at workplaces and secondary schools, information and awareness raising campaign.


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Oral Health Prevention directed to small children

01.04.2012 - 31.03.2017

The programme is focused on education, promotion and prevention as regards oral health care directed to small children (0-5), their parents, carers and teachers. It also targets medical personnel dealing with small children – paediatrician, nurses and midwives. The overall goal is to reduce prevalence and incidence of dental caries in children aged 0-5 by promoting appropriate oral hygiene practices and good dietary habits counteracting harmful habits and practices.


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Prevention on Hepatitis C Virus (HCV) Infections

01.07.2011 - 31.03.2017

The aim of the programme is to create the basis for a national Hepatits C Prevention programme. For this purpose, the Hepatitis C prevalence rate is measured in the Polish population in general and in the groups of pregnant women and injecting drug users in particular. Transmission routes in medical settings are analysed and medical personnel as well as physicians are sensitized. Through a national information campaign, the awareness of the general public will be increased, and pilot projects for Hepatitis C prevention among drug users will be implemented.
 


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Preventing Overweight and Obesity

01.01.2011 - 13.06.2017

The project aims at preventing overweight and obesity in Polish society through wide-spread educational measures on nutrition and physical activity, as well as through  treatment activities among overweight people. Pregnant women and school children are particularly targeted in this national programme.

 


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Partnership Fund Poland

31.05.2009 - 31.12.2015

The Partnership Block Grant contributes towards promoting and
enhancing the partnership between regions, institutions and
social partners of Poland and Switzerland.


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Scientific Exchange Programme (Sciex) Poland

01.04.2009 - 31.12.2016

The Scientific Exchange Programme between the New Member States and Switzerland, Sciex-NMS.ch for short, has given over 500 young researchers from new EU member states the opportunity to complete a short-term residency in Switzerland to further their research.


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Enhancement of regional competitiveness through Corporate Social Responsibility measures

Young adult working on a machine

01.06.2009 - 28.02.2017

Recent research has shown a strong link between national Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) factors and the level of innovativeness in a country. In Poland the CSR concept is relatively new and has not been incorporated in the enterprises’ development policy yet. The project aims at improving the awareness and know-how in the field of corporate social responsibility and sustainable development. Through pilot projects, support will be given to approximately 90 small and medium-sized enterprises taking concrete measures such as improving social labour standards, fighting corruption, protecting the environment and making greater use of renewable energy sources.


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National Capital Fund

Information board

01.05.2009 - 31.12.2016

Small and medium enterprises (SME) in Poland face great difficulties in accessing external long-term finance. The National Capital Fund (Polish: Krajowy Fundusz Kapitalowy – ‘KFK’) is a fund-of-funds which provides venture capital for innovative and R&D oriented SME, particularly in four structurally-weak provinces in the southwest of Poland.

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