Development of Primary Helicopter Emergency Medical Service HEMS on the Croatian Territory with Protection and Rescue Elements SAR

Razvoj primarnoga helikopterskoga hitnoga medicinskog servisa HEMS na podrucju RH, s elementima zastite i spasavanja SAR

By joining European Union (EU) Republic Croatia has become obligatory in fulfilling a number of European standards in various areas of social and economic system. In order to initiate complex processes of harmonizing with EU standards in areas of common interest, European commission has ensured various types of direct and cohesion funds for co - financing of strategic programs and projects with irretrievable financial means. For operational use of funded grant funding, it was necessary to make a national strategy of development by the year 2020 and also project documentation for operative projects with strict compliance of specific procedures and contests for every project assignment. One of programs and operative projects which Republic Croatia is obligated to make and start a process of its application is a development of primary Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS), on Croatian area with elements of protection and rescue (Search and Rescue - SAR), which is an object of this research. While this is a matter of general interest, project is being applied in terms of economic sustainability with co - financing from EU funds, with a goal of spreading it on the Adriatic - Ionian EU macro region in the near future.

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  • Authors:
    • Markovic, Mladen
    • Zordan, Giorgio
    • Milos, Ivan
    • Maras, Dubravka
  • Publication Date: 2016


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  • Accession Number: 01603440
  • Record Type: Publication
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  • Created Date: Jun 2 2016 2:27PM