Currently available funding
Improved prevention and reduced inequalities in health
This Annex sets out the operational rules for the Programme. The Programme Agreement is based on the MOU, the concept note, and comments made by the FMC. Commitments, statements and guarantees, explicit as well as implicit, made in the concept note, are binding for the National Focal Point and the Programme Operator unless otherwise explicitly stipulated in the annexes to this programme agreement.
The Programme Operator is the Ministry of Finance. The Ministry of Health (European Funds and Investment Development Department - Financial Mechanism Unit) is the Programme Partner. The Norwegian Institute of Public Health (FHl) is the Donor Programme Partner (DPP).
The Programme objective: "Improved prevention and reduced inequalities in health" shall be attained through three outcomes:
- The Programme shall support the outcome "Support for children''s mental health and well-being enhanced" (Outcome I) by way of one pre-defined project: "Triple P programme"(PDP 1), one call for proposals: "Mental Health of Children" (Call 1) supporting projects that will implement measures for better diagnosis and better system of care/rehabilitation of children already diagnosed with mental health issues, training of health professionals, prevention and awareness raising activities and supporting programmes improving parental skills in order to prevent mental disorders in children; and one Small Grant Scheme "Mental Health of Children" (SGS1) supporting projects on prevention and awareness raising in the area of children''s mental health.
- The Programme shall support the outcome "Measures for prevention of diseases strengthened" (Outcome 2) by way of one pre-defined project: "AMR prevention" (PDP 2), one call for proposals: "Prevention of communicable and non-communicable diseases" (Call 2) supporting projects focused on creating guidelines for general practitioners, strengthening secondary prevention measures of communicable and non-communicable diseases in socially excluded localities with particular focus on Roma, and one Small Grant Scheme (SGS2): "Support of prevention measures targeting dementia" supporting projects focusing on improving the conditions of people with dementia, including awareness raising.
- The Programme shall support the outcome "Civil society empowered in the health sector" (Outcome 3) by way of one pre-defined project: "The Patient Hub" and one Small Grant Scheme (SGS3): "Support of patient organizations" supporting projects of patient organizations focusing on training/education and professionalization of their staff and promotional activities in the area of patient empowerment as well as the establishment of umbrella patient organisations.
Call 2 under Outcome 2 shall explicitly focus on Roma health concerns and Roma inclusion.
Civil society empowerment in the health sector, including user involvement in strengthening the role of patients shall be supported.
Ministry of Health of the Czech Republic shall act as Programme Partner and shall be actively involved in and effectively contributing to the development and implementation of the programme.
The programme shall address social inequalities in health with a special focus on the health needs of the Roma population.
The programme shall support mental health promotion and prevention of mental illness with particular emphasis on children''s mental health and well-being.
The programme shall support prevention of communicable and non-communicable diseases as well as antimicrobial resistance.
€ 125,000 shall be allocated to the programme from the fund for bilateral relations. This does not prevent the Joint Committee for Bilateral Funds from allocating additional funds to the programme.