EIVIWAC


European Initiative Visually Impaired Women Against breast Cancer

Project acronym:
EIVIWAC
Registration number:
2010-1-DE2-LEO04-04778-1
Funding frame:
Other
Start and end date:
August 2010 to July 2012
Duration:
24 months
Project countries:
France
Germany
Romania
Ireland
Coordinating organization:
DE: BFW Düren
Coordinator:
Jürgen Hüllen
Coordinator email:
juergen.Huellen@bfw-dueren.de (link sends e-mail)
Partner organizations:
DE: BFW Düren
FR: Institut Montéclair
RO: Liceul Special pentru Deficienti de Vedere (LSDV)
IE: National Council for the Blind of Ireland

Aim of the project:

This project aims to improve the employment opportunities for blind women, by promoting a new occupation in the field of health care. This occupation, called "Clinical Breast Examiner" (CBE) was successfully developed and implemented in Germany under the brand name "discovering hands".