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Public Health Initiatives Programme Area’s bilateral call for proposals’ application deadline has been extended until 31st August 2017

We hereby inform applicants of Public Health initiatives Programme Area’s bilateral call for proposals’ application deadlines has been modified on 13th July 2017. Calls concerned: Exchange of experience and partnership programs in the field of innovative e-health solutions to promote early diagnosis of cancer – HU12- Bilateral Action – 1   Exchange of experience and partnership programs in the field of improvement of patient safety conditions in hospitals – HU12- Bilateral Action – 2   Exchange of experience to facilitate knowledge transfer in effective operation of in-patient care – HU12- Bilateral Action – 3   Exchange of experience related to and best practices and measures to reduce health inequalities – HU12- Bilateral Action – 4   Modifications: ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION paragraph’s 3.1. Submission of updated proposal subparagraph is changed: „Applications can be submitted at any moment from the 10 March 2017 until 31st August 2017 or until the total allocation is used.” The new deadline for submitting the electronic application form will be on 31st August 2017. After the submission of the electronic application form, one original copy of the printable declaration (Declaration stating the undertaking to meet the conditions of the Call for Proposals) should be sent by post, by registered mail at the latest by 31st August 2017. Modified call for proposals are available here . […]

Announcement – Public Health Initiatives Programme Area’s bilateral call for proposals’ application deadline has been modified

We hereby inform applicants of Public Health initiatives Programme Area’s bilateral call for proposals’ application deadlines has been modified on 29 th June 2017. Calls concerned: 1. Exchange of experience and partnership programs in the field of innovative e-health solutions to promote early diagnosis of cancer – HU12- Bilateral Action – 1 2. Exchange of experience and partnership programs in the field of improvement of patient safety conditions in hospitals – HU12- Bilateral Action – 2 (Módosítva: 2017.05.22. és 2017.06.29.; határidő: 2017.07.14.) 3. Exchange of experience to facilitate knowledge transfer in effective operation of in-patient care – HU12- Bilateral Action – 3 4. Exchange of experience related to and best practices and measures to reduce health inequalities – HU12- Bilateral Action – 4 Modifications: ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION paragraph’s 3.1. Submission of updated proposal subparagraph is changed: „Applications can be submitted at any moment from the 10 March 2017 until 14 July 2017 or until the total allocation is used.” The new deadline for submitting the electronic application form will be on 14 th July 2017. After the submission of the electronic application form, one original copy of the printable declaration (Declaration stating the undertaking to meet the conditions of the Call for Proposals) should be sent by post, by registered mail at the latest by 14 th July 2017. Modified call for proposals are available here. […]

Information day on Public Health Programme’s open calls

National Healthcare Services Center as Programme Operator of Public Health Programme Area has organized an Information Day centered around the open calls of Norway Grants 2009-2014, on 14 th June 2017.   Open calls are designed on the topics of patient safety, knowledge transfer and reducing health inequalities. Submission is continuous, the review of eligibility and administrative criteria, as well as the evaluation will be carried out in order of reception of applications. Purpose of the Information Day was to introduce the content of the calls supporting bilateral, Norwegian-Hungarian cooperation as well as helping the potential applicants during application. 40 representative were interested in the program. Above the professional content of the calls, applicants received useful information on partner finding, later project implementation, eligibility of costs and extended project technical information. On behalf of Programme Operator, National Healthcare Services Center representative Gabriella Pál introduced the calls. Dr. Andrej M. Grjibovski, EEA and Norway Grants coordinator from Norwegian Institute of Public Health talked about project partner searching opportunities and partner relations. Applicants were shown NORA grant system of EEA and Norwegian Financial Mechanisms in the presentation of Szandra Pancsusák from Implementing Agency of the Grants, International Development and Fund Coordination Agency (IDEFA). György Kelényi, lead consultant of IDEFA, gave insight into fundamental practical application information. After presentations applicants had the opportunity for personal consultation.   Basic data of Public Health Programme Area’s calls:   Topic Call title Support budget (HUF) Type of call Potential applicants Estimated number of supported projects 1. E-health solutions Exchange of experience and partnership programs in the field of innovative e-health solutions to promote early diagnosis of cancer 22.720.249 Pre-defined Semmelweis University 1 2. Patient safety Exchange of experience and partnership programs in the field of improvement of patient safety conditions in hospitals 8.950.400 Open Call Public healthcare institutions, non-governmental organizations, chambers, foundations   1-2 3. Knowledge transfer Exchange of experience to facilitate knowledge transfer in effective operation of of in-patient care 18.589.294 Open Call Public healthcare institutions 2-12 4. Reduce health inequalities Exchange of experience related to and best practices and measures to reduce health inequalities 18.589.294 Open Call Public healthcare institutions, non-governmental organizations, chambers, foundations   4-12   Submission is continuous, the review of eligibility and administrative criteria, as well as the evaluation will be carried out in order of reception of applications. Ultimate closure date of project implementation is due to October 2017 in every sub-programme. Detailed call for proposals and all the annexes are available on the official Hungarian programme website of EEA and Norway Grants.       […]

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Open call for proposal to enhance bilateral activity within Public Health Programme Area

" Exchange of experience and partnership programs in the field of improvement of patient safety conditions in hospitals " call for proposal is available within Public Health Initiatives Programme Area, since 24th March, 2017. On 24th March 2017. a new call for proposal opened within Norway Grants 2009-2014. HU12 – Public Health Initiatives program area. Purpose of this call is to establish new partnerships and to strengthen existing partnerships with domestic institutions of the donor country. The expected output is the extended network and enlarged knowledge base of the project owner to further facilitate the overall improvement of patient safety in Hungary by primarily reducing the number of adverse events. Total fund at the publication of the call is 28 687 EUR / 8 950 400 Ft. Minimum project support is determined in 2 500 000 Ft , maximum support is  4 500 000 Ft. Exchange rate: 312 Ft/EUR. Application documents are available in NORA system. Submission starts at 10th March 2017. Submission is continuous, the review of eligibility and administrative criteria, as well as the evaluation will be carried out in order of reception of applications. The evaluation will be closed when all available funds are granted to eligible but not later than 30th June 2017. Implementation’s final deadline is 31st October 2017.   Previous Call for proposals of Public Health Programme Area are available since 10th March 2017:   “Exchange of experience to facilitate knowledge transfer in effective operation of in-patient care” call for proposal is available within Public Health Initiatives Programme Area “Exchange of experience to facilitate knowledge transfer in effective operation of in-patient care” call for proposal is available within Public Health Programme Area. The HU12 Public Health Initiatives program of the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2009-2014 aims to improve the health status of the population and to reduce the burden of disease in some priority areas, with particular emphasis on mental health services. On 10th March 2017. a new call for proposal opens within Norway Grants 2009-2014. HU12 – Public Health Initiatives program area. Purpose of this call is to establish new partnerships and to strengthen existing partnerships with domestic institutions of the donor country. Partnerships will focus on the study of efficient financing and operation of in-patient care in cooperation with actors and experts from the donor country, involved in providing health care and/or decision-making on health care. This exchange of experience will yield to a knowledge transfer facilitating the efficient use of resources for sustainable development in the Hungarian health care system. Total fund at the publication of the call is 59 581,07 EUR / 18 589 294 Ft. Minimum project support is determined in 1 200 000 Ft , maximum support is  9 000 000 Ft. Exchange rate: 312 Ft/EUR. Application documents are available in NORA system. Submission starts at 10th March 2017. Submission is continuous, the review of eligibility and administrative criteria, as well as the evaluation will be carried out in order of reception of applications. The evaluation will be closed when all available funds are granted to eligible but not later than 30th June 2017. Implementation’s final deadline is 31st October 2017.     “Exchange of experience related to and best practices and measures to reduce health inequalities” call for proposal is available within Public Health Initiatives Programme Area “Exchange of experience related to and best practices and measures to reduce health inequalities” call for proposal is available within Public Health Programme Area. The HU12 Public Health Initiatives program of the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2009-2014 aims to improve the health status of the population and to reduce the burden of disease in some priority areas, with particular emphasis on mental health services. On 10th March 2017. a new call for proposal opens within Norway Grants 2009-2014. HU12 – Public Health Initiatives program area. Purpose of this call for proposal is to transfer knowledge, to exchange best practices that can be implemented to reduce health inequalities. Specific objective is the transfer of methodology, or elaboration of policy recommendations yielding to the increase of taking public health aspects into account in sectoral and local decision-making processes. Furthermore, the aforementioned decision-making mechanisms keep public health in focus in daily operation. Total fund at the publication of the call is 59 581,07 EUR / 18 589 294 Ft. Minimum project support is determined in 1 200 000 Ft , maximum support is  4 500 000 Ft. Exchange rate: 312 Ft/EUR. Application documents are available in NORA system. Submission starts at 10th March 2017. Submission is continuous, the review of eligibility and administrative criteria, as well as the evaluation will be carried out in order of reception of applications. The evaluation will be closed when all available funds are granted to eligible but not later than 30th June 2017. Implementation’s final deadline is 31st October 2017. […]

Open call for proposal for enhancing bilateral activity within Public Health Programme Area

“Exchange of experience to facilitate knowledge transfer in effective operation of in-patient care” call for proposal is available within Public Health Initiatives Programme Area “Exchange of experience to facilitate knowledge transfer in effective operation of in-patient care” call for proposal is available within Public Health Programme Area. The HU12 Public Health Initiatives program of the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2009-2014 aims to improve the health status of the population and to reduce the burden of disease in some priority areas, with particular emphasis on mental health services. On 10th March 2017. a new call for proposal opens within Norway Grants 2009-2014. HU12 – Public Health Initiatives program area. Purpose of this call is to establish new partnerships and to strengthen existing partnerships with domestic institutions of the donor country. Partnerships will focus on the study of efficient financing and operation of in-patient care in cooperation with actors and experts from the donor country, involved in providing health care and/or decision-making on health care. This exchange of experience will yield to a knowledge transfer facilitating the efficient use of resources for sustainable development in the Hungarian health care system. Total fund at the publication of the call is 59 581,07 EUR / 18 589 294 Ft. Minimum project support is determined in 1 200 000 Ft , maximum support is  9 000 000 Ft. Exchange rate: 312 Ft/EUR. Application documents are available in NORA system. Submission starts at 10th March 2017. Submission is continuous, the review of eligibility and administrative criteria, as well as the evaluation will be carried out in order of reception of applications. The evaluation will be closed when all available funds are granted to eligible but not later than 30th June 2017. Implementation’s final deadline is 31st October 2017.     “Exchange of experience related to and best practices and measures to reduce health inequalities” call for proposal is available within Public Health Initiatives Programme Area “Exchange of experience related to and best practices and measures to reduce health inequalities” call for proposal is available within Public Health Programme Area. The HU12 Public Health Initiatives program of the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2009-2014 aims to improve the health status of the population and to reduce the burden of disease in some priority areas, with particular emphasis on mental health services. On 10th March 2017. a new call for proposal opens within Norway Grants 2009-2014. HU12 – Public Health Initiatives program area. Purpose of this call for proposal is to transfer knowledge, to exchange best practices that can be implemented to reduce health inequalities. Specific objective is the transfer of methodology, or elaboration of policy recommendations yielding to the increase of taking public health aspects into account in sectoral and local decision-making processes. Furthermore, the aforementioned decision-making mechanisms keep public health in focus in daily operation. Total fund at the publication of the call is 59 581,07 EUR / 18 589 294 Ft. Minimum project support is determined in 1 200 000 Ft , maximum support is  4 500 000 Ft. Exchange rate: 312 Ft/EUR. Application documents are available in NORA system. Submission starts at 10th March 2017. Submission is continuous, the review of eligibility and administrative criteria, as well as the evaluation will be carried out in order of reception of applications. The evaluation will be closed when all available funds are granted to eligible but not later than 30th June 2017. Implementation’s final deadline is 31st October 2017.     […]

National program to develop health visitor service in Hungary

The Hungarian Office of Chief Medical Officer (OCMA), with the support of Norway Grants has started a new program to improve the working conditions of health visitors. […]

Budapest hosted the first programme operator meeting with the participation of ten beneficiary countries

On 28-29 th November the National Development Agency Managing Authority for Human Resource Programs organised the first programme operator meeting of the EEA and Norway Grants, with the participation of the Public Health Initiatives programme operators of 10 countries (Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Estonia, Lithuania, Poland, Hungary, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia). The programme operators responsible for the Children and Youth at Risk area in Estonia and Hungary were also invited, as these programmes are implemented in close cooperation with the public health area. The event was initiated by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, the donor partner organisation of the Public Health Initiatives programme area in most countries, but representatives of the other donor organisation, the Norwegian Directorate of Health and the Financial Mechanisms Office were also present. The aim of the meeting was to initiate closer relationships and cooperation between the countries, to be introduced to the contents and results of the programmes in the different countries and also to share experiences and best practices. Reflecting to the positive feedback of the participants, the second programme operator meeting will be organised in the near future. To the gallery […]

10 billion forints for supporting public health and children and youth at Risk in Hungary

On 5 th December with the participation of 200 people, the National Development Agency Managing Authority for Human Resource Programs organised the opening ceremony of the Public Health Initiatives and the Children and Youth at Risk programme areas of the EEA and Norway Grants. In the framework of the open calls for proposals, which will be launched in the first quarter of 2014, the potential applicants can apply for almost 10 billion forints for the purpose of reducing health, economic and social inequalities. From the 40 billion forint support offered by the donor states (Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein) to Hungary until 2016, 5.9 billion forints will be spent on public health, while 3.9 billion forints for vulnerable children and youth. Dr. Zoltán Kovács, the Minister of State for Social Inclusion at the Ministry for Human Resources in his opening speech thanked the donor countries and organisations their support and highlighted the importance of the previous cooperations, the best practices of which are used by the government in its everyday work. Mr. Arild Moberg Sande, Councellor at the Royal Norwegian Embassy in Hungary explained that the donor organisations give assistance not only in the planning, but also in the implementation phase, and the resulting bilateral relations will be useful for both Hungary and Norway. Representatives of the Hungarian institutions presented the structure of the EEA and Norway Grants, the steps of the planning process and the contents of the future calls for proposals. The colleagues of the donor program partner institutions emphasised the importance of partnerships. Following the ceremonial events, the experts, potential applicants and other interested parties took part in workshops discussing the contents of the open calls. In both programme areas improving the living standards of the most vulnerable groups, including the Roma population is a specific concern, therefore at the venue of the ceremony paintings by psychiatric patients and photos by Roma people were exhibited, moreover young Roma musicians of the Snétberger Music Talent Centre – which was supported by the EEA and Norway Grants 2004-2009 – also gave a concert. To the gallery   […]

Children and Youth at Risk and Public Health Initiatives Programmes are about to launch

Children and Youth at Risk and Public Health Initiatives Programmes […]