On 17.07.2014 on the TV programme “Grodno” was broadcasted a live programme with participation of Ms. Krotkova Jelena Nikołajevna, the Head of the District Clinical Hospital of Infectious Diseases in Grodno and Ms. Kuzmicz Irina Anatolyevna, the head of the clinical-diagnostic laboratory.
In the course of the programme, residents of Grodno and the Grodno region were able to learn about the activities carried out in the region within the project “Development of transborder cooperation in the scope of prophylaxis, diagnosis and treatment of diseases transmitted by ticks in the regions of their endemic occurrence in the Polish-Belarusian borderland”, financed by the European Union and implemented within Cross Border Cooperation Programme Poland-Belarus-Ukraine 2007-2013.
Emergence of, thanks to the implementation of the project, new opportunities of conducting of laboratory testing for the presence of diseases transmitted by ticks, as well as consultative help were pointed out. Questions connected with tick-borne diseases asked by viewers during a live broadcast were answered.