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Riskilaste konverents 2012: Andrei Grjibovski

  1. 1. Experiences from thePublic Health Initiatives program Andrej M Grjibovski Senior Advisor, Professor Tallinn, 4 October 2012
  2. 2. Contents:• Presentation of the Norwegian Institute of Public Health• Our roles as a Donor Program Partner• Our experince as a Donor Program Partner for the Public Health Initiatives program in Estonia
  3. 3. Est.1929
  4. 4. The Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH) in Brief Annual Budget: ~$160 M Number of Employees: ~ 1100
  5. 5. One of Three Ministry of Health and Care Services Norwegian BoardNorwegian Institute Directorate of Health of Public Health of Health Supervision
  6. 6. Aims of the NIPH• Prevention of disease through: – Health surveillance – Research – Advice and services
  7. 7. Main areas– Infectious diseases control and prevention– Environmental medicine– Epidemiology of non-communicable diseases– Mental health– Forensic toxicology and drug abuse research
  8. 8. Best research institute in Norway and #4 Institute of Public Health in the world
  9. 9. www.fhi.no
  10. 10. International collaborationThree main aims:1. Being at the forefront of national and international research2. Contributing to improved health through engaging in European and multinational fora3. Improving public health in low- and middle income countries by international research collaboration and capacity building
  11. 11. NIPH is a Donor Programme Partner forthe Public Health Initiatives program in • Czech Republic • Estonia • Hungary • Portugal • Slovenia
  12. 12. Public Health Initiatives program• Main aims of the program: – Better health of the population – Reduced health inequalities – Improved bilateral relations between beneficiary states and Norway
  13. 13. Main roles as a DPP• Phase I (preparation phase, before the MoU has entered into force) – Advise the donors on feasibility and evt. donor partnership programmes in specific beneficiary states – Assess potential programme partners – Clarify to what extent the institution might add value to the proposed focus of the programme areas
  14. 14. Main roles as a DPP• Phase II (Programme development stage, between confirmation of the institution as a DPP, but before the programme has been approved by the donors) – Advise the Programme Operator on the development of the Programme Proposal – Advise on identifying the modalities for the programme cooperation
  15. 15. Main roles as a DPP• Phase III (Programme implementation phase after the programme has been approved by the donors) – Implementation of the agreed cooperation in the approved programme
  16. 16. The purpose of the partnership at the programme level is to facilitate:• Networking• Professional exchange• Sharing and transfer of knowledge and experience• Sharing of good practicesbetween public entities in the Donor andBeneficiary StatesIt is expected that BOTH SIDES get new insight and experience through cooperation Framework agreement between FMO and NIPH
  17. 17. Specific tasks of the DPP• Advising the PO on – Problem definition – Expected outcomes and target groups – Indicators and baselines – Possibility for pre-defined projects – Procedures for open calls – Selection criteria – Budget, risk management and comminucation Framework agreement between FMO and NIPH
  18. 18. Specific tasks of the DPP• Advising on possible pre-defined projects to be included in the programme proposal• Facilitate networking between the PO and potential project project partners in Norway• Advisig on possible activities within the programme to strengthen bilateral relations Framework agreement between FMO and NIPH
  19. 19. Specific tasks of the DPP• Participation in the Cooperation Committee – Advising on selection criteria – Advising on possible project partners in Norway – Reviewing progress made towards achieving the outcomes and objectives – Examining the results of the implementationof the programme – Reviewing the annual programme reports – Advising the PO on any revision of the programme’s expected outcomes Framework agreement between FMO and NIPH
  20. 20. Specific tasks of the DPP• Contributing to exchange of esperience and capacity building• Facilitating study tours to Norway, technical seminars etc included in the programme• Participating in the follow up of the communication plan of the programme• Participating in the meetings of the selection committee in either adisory capasity or as a full member Framework agreement between FMO and NIPH
  21. 21. Public Health Initiatives in Estonia (8.9 M Euro)• Main aims of the programme: – Better health of the Estonian population – Reduced health inequalities in Estonia – Improved bilateral relations between Estonia and Norway
  22. 22. Public Health Initiatives in Estonia (8.9 M Euro)• Main outcomes: – Improved mental health services – Improed access to and quality of health services, including reproductive and preventive child health care – Lifestyle diseases prevented or reduced – Improved prevention and treatment of communicable diseases in prisons
  23. 23. Public Health Initiatives in Estonia (Program proposal)• The program goes beyond the health care sector• Reflects good cross-sectoral cooperation• Has a potential for synergy effects with other programs• Addresses various aspect of public health with special emphasis on children and youth• Is in line with the main aim of the programme• Includes 4 pre-defined projects (2 implemented by the Dept. of Children and Family• Includes capacity building
  24. 24. Public Health Initiatives in Estonia(Cooperation between PO and DPP)• Early establishment of the Cooperation Committee• Several fruitful meetings including representatives from other Ministries or Departments• High professional level• Very friendly atmosphere, open-mindedness• High responsiveness of the PO to our comments• Frequent contacts at the stage of development of the program proposal• Cooperation with other program(s)
  25. 25. Concluding remarks• NIPH is happy to your DPP for the Public Health Initiatives program• We have enjoyed cooperation with Estonia at the phase of preparation of the program proposal• We are looking forward to continue working with you to reach the aims of the program and further improve relations between Estonia and Norway
  26. 26. Thank you for your attention Folkehelseinstituttet: For et friskere folk

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