Programmes and Projects

Head of Department

Bojana Raičković, MPsych

The Department for Programmes and Projects informs and provides professional assistance and support to the Croatian Institute of Public Health (CIPH) employees in preparing and implementing projects financed by national and international funds. The objective of the Department is the successful preparation and implementation of projects in which CIPH participates through administrative and organizational support to project teams and their participants.

Specific activities of the Department for Programmes and Projects:

  • Informing CIPH employees about the announcement of new tenders;
  • Assistance in searching for project partners and coordinators;
  • Support in choosing project topics and financing instruments;
  • Coordination of activities and professional support to project managers in harmonizing project proposals with national and CIPH strategies;
  • Analyzing the compliance of projects and programmes with the strategic objectives of CIPH;
  • Provision of advisory support, and participation in administrative and financial preparation for and implementation of programmes and projects;
  • Participation in all preparatory and implementation activities in cooperation with CIPH divisions and departments, and all other external project stakeholders;
  • Monitoring and surveillance of assigned funds expenditure on project activities;
  • Keeping record of all submitted, received, and completed projects, as well as periodic research, as part of the project proposal;
  • Drafting of internal reports on the status of project implementation; and surveillance of public procurement procedures, as part of the implementation of programmes and projects, pursuant to legal regulations, internal policies, and international agreements.

European Structural and Investment Funds


European Social Fund (ESF)


European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)


Third Health Programme 2014-2020 (3HP)


Second Health Programme 2008-2013 (2HP)


HORIZON 2020 (H2020)







  • European Health Interview Survey (EHIS) voluntary
  • Pre-testing of new variables for future European Health Interview Survey waves – EHIS
  • Inventory on Morbidity Statistics in Croatia
  • Morbidity Statistics
  • Occupational Diseases Statistics (2021-HR-EODS)


EU Solidarity Fund (EUSF)


Croatian Science Foundation (HRZZ)


European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)


European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC)


Emergency Support Instrument (ESI)

  • Support of the Member States to establish national systems, local collection points, and digital infrastructure for monitoring Covid 19 and its variants in waste waters – Croatia




World Health Organization (WHO)


European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA)

  • Active contribution by the National Focal Point to the implemnentation of the EMCDDA work programme


EU4Health (EU4H)


Digital Europe