Call to applicants for obtaining assistance under the measure “Improving the accessibility and quality of youth health care services in municipalities by implementing the model for provision of youth–friendly health care services” under the Programme LT11

 

MEASURE

“IMPROVING THE ACCESSIBILITY AND QUALITY OF YOUTH HEALTH CARE SERVICES IN MUNICIPALITIES BY IMPLEMENTING THE MODEL FOR PROVISION OF YOUTH–FRIENDLY HEALTH CARE SERVICES”

UNDER THE PROGRAMME LT11 “PUBLIC HEALTH INITIATIVES” OF THE NORWEGIAN FINANCIAL MECHANISM 2009–2014

Title of the call

Call to applicants for obtaining assistance under the measure “Improving the accessibility and quality of youth health care services in municipalities by implementing the model for provision of youth–friendly health care services” (hereinafter referred to as “the Measure”) under the Programme LT11 “Public Health Initiatives” of the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2009–2014

Call number

NOR-LT11-SAM-01-K-03

Objective

 

The Programme is aimed at facilitating the reduction of economic and social differences in the European Economic Area and at improving public health and reducing health inequalities in Lithuania.

The purpose of the Measure is to implement the developed model for provision of youth–friendly health care services (hereinafter referred to as “the Model”) in accordance with the needs of the municipalities.

Supported activities

 

Funding under the Measure will be provided for following activities:

  1. Implementation of compulsory elements of the Model (establishment of the youth–friendly health care services (hereinafter referred to as “YFHCS”) coordinating centre / introduction of and support to the YFHCS coordinating and case management function; administration of Youth Health internet portal at the municipal level; adaptation and application of an Algorithm(s) in the priority area(s) of the YFHCS at the municipal level).
  2. Implementation of recommended YFHCS good practice examples in the municipality set out in paragraph 8 of Annex 9 to the Guidelines.
  3. Other initiatives complying with the definition and criteria of YFHCS as indicated in paragraph 6.3 of the Guidelines.
  4. Events, training, research, surveys and other activities necessary for implementation of the Model in the municipality.

Eligible applicants

 

Eligible applicants are municipal administrations.

The applicant can apply both independently and jointly with a partner(s).

Eligible partners are legal entities (institutions, organisations or companies) registered in the Republic of Lithuania and/or in the Kingdom of Norway, whose activities must be related to the project activity (-ies).

The applicant and his partner(s) must meet eligibility requirements laid down in the Assessment methodology of projects’ compliance with the general criteria (Annex 2 to the Guidelines).

If a partner is a public health bureau from other municipality than the applicant a copy of the agreement for the provision of public health care services and JFHCS in the municipality of the applicant must be submitted together with the application.

The percentage of young people (youths) aged between 14 and 29 must be at least 15% of the total population of the applicant’s municipality in 2014.

Total budget of the call

EUR 859.967,00

Minimum and maximum amount of funding available for the project

Minimum amount available for the project – EUR 37.005,00

Maximum amount available for the project – EUR 85.996,00.

Maximum intensity of the support

The grant and co-financing funds make up 100 per cent of the total eligible project expenditures.

Dates for project implementation

 

Project implementation period: from the day of entry into force of the project contract until the date specified in the project contract, but no later than by 30 April 2016.

The starting and the final date for submitting the application

 

The starting date for submitting the application: 29 April 2015 at 8.00 am.

The final date for submitting the application: 29 June 2015 at 5.00 pm.

Applications may be sent:

  1. By registered mail (an application shall be deemed to be delivered in time, when the date of the postal seal on the envelope is not later than the last day for submitting the applications);
  2. By courier (an application shall be deemed to be delivered in time, when the date and time of its delivery to the courier indicated on the envelope is not later than the end of the term for submitting the applications);
  3. Delivered personally to the Central Project Management Agency.

The place (address) for submitting applications

Central Project Management Agency, S. Konarskio str. 13,

LT-03109 Vilnius.

Contacts for more information

Central Project Management Agency

E-mail: eeagrants@cpva.lt

Fax (+370 5) 251 4401

Contact person:

Lina Janionytė, tel. (+370 5) 274 8747, e-mail.: l.janionyte@cpva.lt

Reply to questions posed by e-mail or fax will be provided within 10 working days after the receipt of the enquiry at the Central Project Management Agency.

Information about key documents and the link to them as well as to prepared all the electronic  forms of the application to be filled

More details regarding the call can be found in the Guidelines and its annexes. All documents related to the call as well as all electronic forms of the application to be filled are published on the websites www.norwaygrants.lt, www.sam.lt, www.cpva.lt

Project selection manner

The projects to be funded are selected via open call.

The assessment of the project applications will be carried out by the Central Project Management Agency.

A decision regarding funding for the projects will be made by the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Lithuania, having in regard the recommendations of the Project Selection Committee.

Guidelines

Guidelines for applicants

Annex 1. Administrative compliance assessment methodology

Annex 2. Eligibility assessment methodology

Annex 3. Project benefits and quality assessment methodology

Annex 4. Project application assessment report

Annex 5. Special part (B) of the application for Project financing

Annex 6. Methodology of measurement and calculation of monitoring indicators

Annex 7. Flat rate methodology

Annex 8. Project publicity plan

Annex 9. The description of the model for the provision of youth-friendly health care services

 

 

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