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

Live demonstration of Basic Life Support

The Interreg IPA CBC Programme between Greece and the Republic of North Macedonia  participated 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 was 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  involved Basic Life Support (BLS) live hands-on demonstration for the community, delivered by certified instructors.


  • Date of the event: Sunday Sept. 29, 2019
  • Place of the event: Thessaloniki, Refugee Hellenism Square (Kalamaria Town Hall, 58 Komninon Str, 55132)
  • 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:  Manikins and  Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs)
  • Information material and promotional giveaways


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


Event video

Programme website

Heart Safe Cities project