Public Health Institution "Samara Regional Clinical Hospital for War Veterans"

Implemented by: 
International Cultural Youth Exchange (ICYE), Finland
Relevant MIPAA Issues: 
I-5 (Intergenerational solidarity)
II-1 (Health promotion and well-being throughout life)
II-4 (Training of care providers and health professionals)

International Cultural Youth Exchange (ICYE) based in Finland offers a long-term volunteer project for youth to engage in activities for the “International Centre for the Problems of the Elderly” in Samara, Russian Federation. Since 2011, ICYE recruits youth volunteers to work at the regional hospital for older persons and assist with the following tasks: Physical assistance to the veterans; Emotional support for the veterans; Participation in the development and implementation of various social projects; and Participation in cultural/entertainment actions of the Centre.