Development of primary care centres in Latvia will be managed by EU Funds

Development of primary care centres in Latvia will be managed by EU Funds

With co-financing from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) it is planned to develop primary care centres in Liepāja, Jelgava, Iecava, Ķekava and Alūksne. These centres will offer three to five family doctor practices.

The pilot project has EUR 637 500 available from ERDF, according to information from the Central Financing and Contracting Agency (CFLA).

CFLA has announced project selection. Project offers are allowed to be submitted by 1 October to municipal administrations listed above. Public financing will help cover up to 94% of costs – 85% from ERDF and 9% from the state budget finances.

EU co-financing will be available for primary care centres’ construction and environmental accessibility work, as well as procurement of medicinal, administrative and IT technologies and furniture. EUR 30 000 is planned to be invested into finishing each family doctor practice. Each primary care centre is to receive investments up to EUR 150 000.

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