The European Commission’s Development and Cooperation Directorate-General (DG DEVCO) launched a call for proposal to support public health institutions. It is designed to strengthen the capacity of key policy institutions in developing countries to provide policy advice, technical assistance and other support to national ministries of health in designing and monitoring national health policies and their financing. The total estimated value of the call is EUR 23 million. The deadline for the concept note submission is 17 March 2014.
The purpose of this call is to enhance expertise, knowledge and resources of selected schools of public health or public health research – or training – institutes in low-income countries to provide national health authorities and stakeholders with evidence-based and locally adapted policy advice, training and other support to feed decision and policy-making and to monitor implementation at national or sub national level.
This Call for Proposals will give priority to actions supporting public health institutes in low-income countries that:
In addition, proposals which demonstrate the following aspects will be considered favourably:
This Call for Proposals is intended to serve a programme of maximum 5 years. Only one public health institute will be selected per country.
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