Norwegian support to improve the youth health

Norwegian support to improve the youth health

2015/12/30
The representatives of youth organizations, personal and public health care specialists and scientists have united for a common goal and developed a model for the provision of youthfriendly health care services. The model is implemented in 12 municipalities in Lithuania, whereas the range of the initiatives which should be implemented is very wide, including the provision of services to young people based on the case management principle, publicati... More
Better health care services for children in one third of the country's schools

Better health care services for children in one third of the country's schools

2015/12/30
Habits formed in childhood remain for life; therefore, it is recommended to raise children’s self-awareness in pre-school and general education institutions by means of showing vividly why it is important and how to take care of their health. Under the projects financed from the Norwegian Financial Mechanism it is planned to repair and equip the health offices at schools in 22 municipalities providing them wit... More
Reduction of health inequalities – the prerequisite for good public health of the population

Reduction of health inequalities – the prerequisite for good public health of the population

2015/12/30
Back in 1998, in the document Verona Initiative the World Health Organization stated that achieving social and economic welfare requires investment in health. However, this should not be understood as a reckless increase of health care costs, which, in fact, does not ensure good health of the population. One of the most important prerequisites for good health is the reduction of health inequalities ari... More
The Child health monitoring information system is under development in Lithuania

The Child health monitoring information system is under development in Lithuania

2015/12/30
According to the Institute of Hygiene, in 2010–2014 the number of sick children aged from 0 to 17 started growing rapidly. More than three new illness cases per child are registered in a year (in 2014, 1963525 new cases were registered). Children, who make up 20 per cent of the country’s population, are the most vulnerable part of the society; therefore, their health requires particular attention. ... More
Variety of youth health care services provided in Bjerkreim Kommune

Variety of youth health care services provided in Bjerkreim Kommune

2015/12/30
On 23-26 of November 2015 representatives of Plungė (major, municipal doctor and youth-friendly health care services coordinator) visited several institutions in Bjerkreim Kommune. Visit was organized under the Project “Healthy youth – prerequisite to wellbeing of Plungė district“ of the Norwegian Financial Mechanism 2009–2014 Programme No. LT11 “Public Health Initiatives”. ... More
Conference “Children's health monitoring current issues” was organized

Conference “Children's health monitoring current issues” was organized

2015/12/30
On 5 November 2015, a conference of the project “Development and Implementation of the Child Health Monitoring Information System for Systematic Monitoring of the Children’s Health Condition and Purposeful Health Policy Making” (NOR-LT11-SAM-01-TF-01-001) financed by 2009-2014 Norwegian Financial Mechanisms Programme No. LT11 "Public Health Initiatives" of carried out by the Institute of Hygiene... More
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