Are you prepared to save a life? - European Cooperation Day
Sep 29

Are you prepared to save a life?

Thessaloniki, Greece
29 Sep - 29 Sep
10:00 - 13:00

The Interreg IPA CBC Programme “Greece – The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia 2014-2020” will participate in the festivities of the European Cooperation Day 2019 by organizing events in both countries.

As 2019 is the European Year of Rare Diseases, the Programme bodies decided to organize an event with a project related to health.

The event in Greece will be co-organized with the two Greek beneficiaries of Heart Safe Cities project (ie. 4th Regional Health Directorate of Macedonia – Thrace and Municipality of Kalamaria). It will involve Basic Life Support (BLS) live demo hands-on seminars for the community, delivered by certified instructors.


  • Date of the event: Sunday Sept. 29, 2019
  • Place of the event: Thessaloniki – Municipality of Kalamaria, Central  Square
  • Type of event: Open
  • Duration of the event: 3 hours (10.00-13.00)
  • Target audience: Everybody, all ages
  • Theory: No theory
  • Hands-on part: Approximately 20 minutes per citizen who shows interest
  • Equipment:  6 dolls and 6 Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs)


The main event will be enriched with an exhibition of 8 interactive panels that visitors will have to respond or interact with.