Delegation of Ivan Boberskyj Lviv State University of Physical Culture took part in meeting within the project RITA in Bydgoszcz (Poland)

Delegation of Ivan Boberskyj Lviv State University of Physical Culture presented by Head of the Sports Theory and Physical Education department Professor, D.Sc Yuriy Briskin, Head of the Sports Medicine and Human Health department, Associate Professor, Dr. Vira Budzyn and senior lecturer of the Sports Theory and Physical Education department, Dr. Serhiy Smirnovskyi took part in the first stage of the project «Self-diagnosis of breast cancer in young Ukrainian women» under the RITA program – «Changes in the region» which is implemented by the Foundation «Education for Democracy». The first educational and practical part of the project «Self-diagnosis of breast cancer in young Ukrainian women» took place in Bydgoszcz (Poland) on the basis of WSG University (Wyższa Szkoła Gospodarki w Bydgoszczy - Rector Prof. WSG Dr. Marek Chamot, Institute of Sports and Culture Director Prof. WSG Dr. Alexander Skaliy) from 10 to 14 August 2020.

In addition to representatives of Ivan Boberskyj Lviv State University of Physical Culture, the project involved researchers and teachers of Zhytomyr Ivan Franko State University, Kharkiv State Academy of Physical Culture, Kherson State University, Khortytsia National Educational Rehabilitation Academy.

The project «Self-diagnosis of breast cancer in young Ukrainian women» under the RITA program - «Changes in the region» aims to develop a culture of self-observation in young Ukrainian women, raising awareness of female oncology, the importance of early diagnosis, implementation of educational component of the project in Ukrainian universities and as a result, changes in the quality and life expectancy of Ukrainian women.

Further stages of the Project «Self-diagnosis of breast cancer in young Ukrainian women» include training of students, teachers and staff of higher education institutions in Ukraine and holding on the basis of partner universities activities «All-Ukrainian marathon of academic days of breast cancer», which will include open lectures, consultations and meetings with an international group of experts.

 

Head of International Office Bedriy-Fertsak Liliya 

 

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