Erasmus+ Capacity Building Projects in the Field of Higher Education with Ukrainian Partners

Project title “Simulation in Undergraduate MEDical Education for Improvement of SAFEty and Quality of Patient Care”

Project acronym: SAFEMED+

Priority Higher Education and Society

Project duration: 2020-2023


EU funding instrument: European Neighbourhood Instrument (Erasmus+: КА2 CBHE)

Erasmus+ (CBHE) grant  amount: 868,482.00 Euro

Target groups:

Grant holder:

Petre Shotadze Tbilisi Medical

Academy, Georgia 

Coordinator and General Manager:

Irene Shotadze

Tel: (+99532) 2912484; (+99532) 2746409



Project goals: to elaborate mechanism for quality improvement in medical education, through modernization and implementation of basic clinical skills curriculum in accordance with standards of World Federation for Medical Education (WFME) and World Health Organization (WHO).

Project objectives:


Expected results:

I. Improvement of patient safety through increased quality and higher clinical qualification of future medical staff by third country HEIs.

II. Raising awareness and motivation to improve educational processes and to increase the quality of medical education.

III. Contribution to the initiation of sustainable dialogue on quality improvements of medical HEIs among relevant stakeholders.

IV. Clinical skills centers at HEIs, will offer consulting services to adjoining clinics, medical associations or other individual or collective bodies who may want to benefit from them. 

I. Horbachevsky Ternopil National Medical University of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine

Tetiana Kovalchuk, MD, PhD, Assoc. Prof. in Pediatrics, Institutional Erasmus Coordinator.



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