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01/03/2008

EU Public Health Programme ‘Call For Proposals 2008' Published

The EU Public Health Programme has published its 'Call for proposals 2008' which allows organisations to participate under a variety of financing mechanisms.
The Programme makes a clear distinction between 'grants for an action' and 'operating grants.'
Specified at SANCO's website, the 2008 financing mechanisms include:

· call for project proposals

· operating grants

· call for conference proposals

· joint actions by the Community and Member States as well as other (third) countries participating in the Programme

· tendering of actions to achieve a Programme objective.

The deadline to apply for funding is 23 May 2008.
More information can be found at DG SANCO website: http://ec.europa.eu/health/ph_programme/howtoapply/call_for_propal_en.htm

See also the Commission Decision of 27 February 2008 on the adoption of the work plan for 2008 for the implementation of the second programme of Community action in the field of health (2008-2013), and on the selection, award and other criteria for financial contributions to the actions of this programme:

http://eur-lex.europa.eu/LexUriServ/LexUriServ.do?uri=3DOJ:L:2008:056:00=36:0062:EN:PDF