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Medical Practice and Education in Eastern European Countries:  Bulgarian and Romanian Perspectives.



Research Project Record

Project Code:


CDFG: Data Provider:

Joint International Academies of Research and Education (JIARE)


Bulgaria and Romania

Project Description


Exploring and Promoting Medical Practice and Education in Eastern European Countries: The Bulgarian and Romanian Perspectives

Project Leader:

Professor (Dr) Daniella Kingsley-Godwin (UK)

Project Team:

Professor Joshua Godwin (UK)

Geographical Area:

Bulgaria and Romania in the Balkan Peninsula area in South Eastern Europe

Type of Award:

Community Healthcare and Education Development Award

Duration of Award:

24th  February 2015 to 15th October 2047

Project Summary:

The aim of this project was to explore and evaluate the issues in medical practice and education in Bulgaria and Romania.  The education and training of healthcare workers will be undertaken with a view of identifying developmental needs and proposing models for improving and mastering all the skills and techniques required in providing and promoting efficient patient care and education.

Legal and Ethical Issues:

All legal and ethical issues in the subject areas will be dealt with.   The proposed educational models will be provided.  The evaluation of the programmes will also be undertaken.

Project Organisation


Qualitative and quantitative Research Methods will be used to investigate the issues and for data collection.

Study Population:

Both primary and secondary care clinicians, including healthcare students will be encouraged to participate in the various studies and programmes.


The findings will inform the development of Evidence-based Guidelines education and patient care in Bulgaria and Romania, which would also have wider implications in other systems Worldwide.     


The results and findings of the various studies would be disseminated via peer reviewed and non-peer reviewed articles, books, book chapters, periodicals, guides, audio devices and the use of new technology throughout the study period and beyond.

Educational Value of the Project

Clinical, Communication, Consultation and Public heath Skills Educational  Meetings:

These educational development programmes will be offered to healthcare professionals and students in Bulgaria and Romani, and to other professionals from other throughout the countries.

Teaching, Publications/Writing and Research Skills Training:

There will be workshops and training sessions for healthcare professionals on teaching, writing for publication and research skills training for healthcare professionals, clinical skills trainings, surgical skills trainings, communication and consultation skills training programmes in the two countries throughout the life of the project.

Research Opportunities

Research Higher Degrees and Medical Degrees:

There were opportunities for people undertake higher research and medical degrees such as Masters, MPhil, PhD and MD.

Research Fellowships:

There were opportunities for research posts such as Research Assistant work, Research Administration Work and Research Fellowships to assist in the project.

Research, Experience and Participation:

There will also be opportunities for people to be involved in research administration work, data collection work and research publication work.

Contact Person:

Professor (Dr) Daniella Kingsley-Godwin, Project Leader

European Community Development Projects Team

Community Development Foundation, England, United Kingdom.


Project Status:


Contact Details


More Information on the project can be obtained from:

Projects Coordinator

Community Health and Education Projects

Joint International Academies of research and Education(JIARE)

Email: Website:

Host Institution or Organisation:

Community Development Foundation Group




Community Work:



Community Centre

27  Old Gloucester Street

London WC1N 3AX

England, UK




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