Interreg IMPRESS Health 2 Project Final Conference

Impress Health 2 logoWhen: Wednesday March 25th 9.30 to 5.30.
Where:  Canterbury Cathedral Lodge

The IMPRESS HEALTH 2 project is holding its final conference on 25th March in Canterbury.  The event is free and refreshments are provided.  Register here for your free place.

This EU Interreg-funded project works with local authorities, charities and healthcare organisations in Kent and Medway and their partners in Picardie, France. The objective is to try and identify the factors behind late HIV diagnosis in these two regions.

The conference will include speakers from the UK, France and Belgium, including Steve O’Connor, Reader in Cancer, Palliative and End of Life Care, Canterbury Christ Church University. See the IMPRESS conference flyer.

If you can’t come to the whole event, you are welcome to drop in for part of the day.  But please still register for your place.

Project Details

Title: Improving Access to Sexual Health (IMPRESS HEALTH 2)
Funder: EU Interreg IVA France (Channel) – England programme
Led by: The Health and Europe Centre
Co-partners in Kent and Medway: Canterbury Christ Church University, Kent County Council Public Health, Kent Community Health NHS Trust, Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust and the Medway NHS Foundation Trust.
Duration: April 2013 – March 2015
Project Website:
Project budget: €967,880 (Interreg funding €483,940)

New Interreg Call

If you’re interested in Interreg funding, the new INTERREG VA France (Channel) – England 2014-2020 has launched its first call for proposals

Calls under the programme follow a two-stage application process. Phase 1 of the first call is now open with a deadline of 11 May 2015.  For more information, see the Interreg VA website and contact RED for guidance.

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