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Healthy Communities in Bosnia and Herzegovina

By strengthening the health system's focus on disease prevention and promotion of healthy lifestyles, with the cooperation of all key participants in local communities, we will contribute to reducing the burden of diseases and improving the health of women and men, children, the elderly and young people
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The overall goal of the Healthy Communities in BiH project is to contribute to a reduced burden of disease and improved health status for women and men in BiH, by strengthening the focus of the health system on disease prevention and the promotion of healthy lifestyles.  
By addressing the health risk factors, mental health and sexual and reproductive health promotion and prevention, the project will ensure that sustainable and improved health promotion and disease prevention services are accessible to all, especially disadvantaged and socially excluded populations.
Overall, the project’s activities are prioritizing the needs of vulnerable and socially excluded groups of the population – leaving no one behind.

Strategic Domain Health
Status Ongoing
Implementers Association Institute for Population and Development - IPD, Federation Ministry of Health, Department for Health and Other Services of Brcko District, Ministry of Civil Affairs of BiH
Partners Ministry of Health and Social Welfare of RS
Projects implemented in Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Republika Srpska, Brčko District
Cantons Tuzla Canton, Zenica-Doboj Canton, Bosnia –Podrinje Canton, Central Bosnia Canton, Herzegovina-Neretva Canton, West Herzegovina Canton, Sarajevo Canton, Canton 10
Municipalities/Cities Bijeljina, Brčko distrikt, Čelinac, Doboj, Foča, Goražde, Grude, Ilidža, Kakanj, Kiseljak, Laktaši, Livno, Mrkonjić Grad, Pale, Prnjavor, Šamac, Stari Grad Sarajevo, Stolac, Tešanj, Tomislavgrad, Travnik, Tuzla, Vlasenica, Zvornik