Voluntary Blood Donation Action in Thessaloniki, on Monday, April 12, 2021, in Nea Paralia next to the Statue of Alexander the Great, by the Organization "The Smile of the Child"
Thessaloniki, March 29, 2021
Voluntary Blood Donation Action in Thessaloniki
on Monday, April 12, at 08:00 a.m. - 14:00 p.m. in Nea Paralia next to the Statue of Alexander the Great
by the Organization "The Smile of the Child" in the context of the implementation of the project "INTERSYC II"
"The Smile of the Child", in the context of the implementation of the project "Integrated Territorial Synergies for Health and Child Protection II (Integrated Territorial Synergies for Children Health and Protection II) - INTERSYC II", carries out voluntary blood donation in Nea Paralia of Thessaloniki ( next to the statue of Alexander the Great) on Monday, April 12, 2021 from 08:00 a.m. to 14:00 pm, strengthening the National Health System and contributing substantially to tackling the Covid-19 pandemic. The voluntary blood donation action is carried out under the auspices of the Region of Central Macedonia and in collaboration with the Municipality of Thessaloniki and the General Hospital of Thessaloniki "Agios Pavlos". The action is supported by the Metropolitan Unit of Thessaloniki and the Tourism Organization of Thessaloniki.
The voluntary blood donation will take place in "ODYSSEA", the 1st Mobile Laboratory of Information, Education & Technology of the Organization "The Smile of the Child", observing all the prescribed rules to ensure the smooth and safe conduct of the action.
Interested volunteer blood donors are kindly requested to call 2310 250 160 (daily 09:00 am - 17:00 pm) to schedule an appointment, in order to avoid overcrowding and simultaneous presence. In addition, they are requested to indicate their identity and AMKA upon arrival.
The above action is part of the project "Integrated Territorial Synergies for Health and Child Protection II (Integrated Territorial Synergies for Children Health and Protection II) - INTERSYC II", which is implemented under the European Territorial Cooperation Program Interreg VA "Greece -Bulgaria 2014-2020 ”, with the main beneficiaries the Foundation“ Center Nadja ”- Sandanski Branch - Bulgaria, the Regional Department of Education - Blagoevgrad - Bulgaria, the Development Organization of Local Government Societe Anonyme K. KARATHEODORIS and its lead beneficiary ».
"The Smile of the Child" continues the successful implementation of the project "INTERSYC II - contributing substantially to tackling the Covid-19 pandemic through the implementation of a series of actions such as:
• Voluntary Blood Donation Actions in close cooperation with public authorities such as Municipalities and Public Hospitals and in the regions of Northern Greece,
• The Provision of Psychosocial support to children and families through the operation of the European Support Line 116111 and the National Line SOS 1056 which operate "The Smile of the Child" 24/7, 365 days with specialized psychologists,
• Online Training Seminars for educators & school psychologists with the aim of preventing and informing about the action around Covid-19 and viral infections in order to be able to support and advise students, parents and other professionals in the school community with the proper way.
The aim of "INTERSYC II" is to develop instruments for the protection of children at risk and to improve the level of Health and Social Care services for children in cross-border areas of Greece and Bulgaria and is co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund ( ERDF) and from national resources of Greece and Bulgaria.
To date, preventive medicine examinations have been performed on more than 6,500 children living in cross-border areas between Greece and Bulgaria by the Organization "The Smile of the Child", in the framework of the implementation of the project "INTERSYC II".