Cross-border Actions in the REproductive Health Sector  CARES

Cross-border Actions in the REproductive Health Sector CARES

On the 1st of March, ECMI Kosovo started the implementation of the Action “Cross-border Actions in the REproductive Health Sector - CARES” in partnership with Foundation for the Development of Northern Montenegro - FORS Montenegro. This duration of the Action is eighteen (18) months and is funded by the European Union through Cross-border Programme Montenegro-Kosovo 2014-2020, and for which the grant was awarded by the Ministry of Finance of Montenegro, Directorate for Finance and Contracting of the EU Assistance Funds.

The overall objective: To contribute to the improved health of women in the programme area with the emphasis on socially vulnerable groups.

Specific objective(s): To improve the quality of reproductive health services and raise awareness of population on protecting reproductive health in the programme area with the focus on socially vulnerable groups.

Results:

· Improved capacity of health centres and the quality of reproductive health services in the cross-border region;

· Population in the target area with the emphasis on socially vulnerable groups provided with the information on the importance of protecting reproductive health and conducting preventive examinations;

· Programme for pregnancy support designed and implemented;

· Youth from the programme area familiarised with responsible behavior as regards their reproductive health;

· Improved cross-border cooperation in the reproductive health sector.

Targeted municipalities: Andrijevica, Berane, Bijelo Polje, Gusinje, Petnjica, Plav, Kolašin, Mojkovac and Rožaje in Montenegro and Pejë/Peć, Istog/Istok, Klinë/Klina, Deçan/Dečani, Gjakovë/Đakovica in Kosovo.

Contact person: Adrian Zeqiri, Executive Director

Phone number: +383 (0) 44 125 535

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