Transdisciplinarity

Which professionals are important for the Initiative?

The Initiative serves to support families whose members live far away from one another and deals with the impact and consequences of illness and old age within families and the interactions between families and institutions! Apart from the medical staff (physicians, nurses, physiotherapists, lab workers, caretakers, etc.) and professions closely related to health (pharmacists, psychologists, […]

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How are the professionals participating in the activities performed in the framework of the Initiative selected?

In the past 30 years of operation, the Organizer has cooperated with over 800 different business entities in various countries. The programs envisaged under the Initiative will initially be carried out in cooperation with the existing network of professionals with proven expertise. In our daily activities we may come across other professionals that we may […]

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What about multidisciplinarity?

Multidisciplinarity is the exchange of information among professionals from various fields working together on a single problem. Example 1: A tank containing a toxic substance has rolled over in a car accident. The police are regulating the traffic and the firefighters are clearing the place of the accident. Medical teams are checking the condition of […]

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What is interdisciplinarity then?

Interdisciplinarity is an approach in which information is exchanged between professionals from two or more fields who are familiar with the whole situation. Example: If you need to install holders on your bathroom walls, three professionals must work together: an architect, a physiotherapist and an engineer. The physiotherapist knows where the holders should be installed, […]

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Why is transdisciplinarity stressed?

A transdisciplinary approach is important because it allows various professionals to work on a single case/problem without even knowing each other, exchanging information or being familiar with the whole situation. Example 1: You have fallen ill. Your diagnosis is made by a physician. Your bathroom and kitchen need remodeling because of your illness. If you […]

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