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Project “Healthier and safer life of Biržai youth!” contract was signed

Ministry of Health of the Republic of Lithuania announces that on 9 September 2015 the trilateral Project “Healthier and safer life of Biržai youth!” contract was signed.

Project code – NOR-LT11-SAM-01-K-03-008

Project promoter – Biržai district municipality administration

Project partners – Biržai district municipality public health bureau, youth association "COFA", Hogskolen I Bergen (Bergen University College, Norway)

Amount of grant assistance and co-financing is 85 573,40 Eur

The project aims to improve the accessibility and quality of youth-friendly health care services (hereinafter – YFHCS) in Biržai district municipality by implementing  YFHCS model in accordance with  the needs of Biržai district municipality young people.

While implementing the project:

  • YFHCS coordinating center in Biržai municipality public health bureau premises will be established;
  • YFHCS coordinating and case management function will be introducted and supported;
  • 4 Algorithms in priority areas of the YFHCS provision will be adapted and applied at the municipal level;
  • Youth health portal at municipal level will be administer;
  • training for parents on the issues of teenage sexuality development and how to speak on various sensitive topics with teenagers will be organized;
  • teamwork training which will help for representatives of various organizations entering the YFHCS model to solve youth related issues will be organized;
  • various health-related activities for young people will be organized;
  • publicly available free exercise machines in public space will be established.


Last updated: 12-06-2016