On the initiative of the Żywiec Poviat, on 18th April this year a cooperation agreement was signed between the University of Bielsko-Biała and ICZ Healthcare Ltd. based in Żywiec, part of the InterHealth Canada Group dealing in particular with professional management of medical facilities and provision of medical services by high-class specialists.
The subject of the agreement is, among others, didactic, scientific and research cooperation and training of qualified nursing staff. The cooperation will cover a wide range of areas of disciplines common to both partners, with particular emphasis on the following areas:
- student internships at the new Hospital in Żywiec,
- exchange of academic teachers,
- the development of common courses,
- joint research projects.