Estonian EU external border programme



Name of Lead Beneficiary

TE Mustvee Health Center

Thematic objective

TO5 Support to local and regional good governance

Start date: 01.09.2020

End date: 30.06.2022

Duration: 22 months

Specific area

Improving cooperation between local and regional authorities and their sub-units

Programme co-financing

99 995,76 EUR

Total budget

120 283,80 EUR


Pskov region
South Estonia

Contact email

[email protected]

Project status

Completed (3)

ERgonomics - ER153

“ERgonomics” project aims to foster cooperation of professional and local communities to improve quality of healthcare services, rehabilitation and social inclusion in border areas of Estonia and Russia; to make the society more tolerant and attentive to the quality of everyday life of people with special needs.

During the project 50 employees from both health and social care partner organizations of Estonia and Russia will be involved in vocational training courses during which exchange of the best practices in healthcare, treatments and social services will be ensured. 
Also, skills of staff of project partners will be strengthened and improved through professional exchange events within the project. During common workshops Estonian employees will have opportunity of the experience exchange with Russian colleagues in the field of providing the services in Russian language as the 70% of the patients are RUSSIAN speaking people and native Russians. Communication and common vocational training with RU colleagues will benefit in double the quality of the providing services.

Inclusion Days will be organized for local inhabitants who will be offered to choose one of disabilities (to wear a dark mask or sit in the wheelchair and to move inside the building); to have consultations about treatments according to special needs of their relatives or neighbors, to know what simple consumables and ergonomic solutions can be incorporated in everyday life to make it easier, comfortable and improve the life quality. 

To improve the quality of the providing services to clients with special needs, equal access to the healthcare small investments (lift in the lobby, rebuilding ramps and steps, toilet and shower for disable people in Russian psychoneurologic dispensary) and purchase of equipment (like for physio therapeutic treatments, special beds, wheelchairs, bedside tables in Estonian Health Centre) and consumables will be made by the project partners. 


Portfolio ER153

Project article in “Peipsirannik” newspaper in Estonian