Ministry of Health of Brazil and UNODC release a call for proposals for projects on adolescents and young people

28 September 2012 - The Ministry of Health of Brazil, through the Health Attention Secretariat (Technical Unit of Health of Adolescents and Youths and Technical Unit of Mental Health, Alcohol and Other Drugs) in partnership with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime - UNODC will select projects of intervention and training of adolescents and youth that will act as health promoters with emphasis on violence prevention and prevention and harm reduction in the use of crack cocaine, alcohol and other drugs to be implemented nationwide. The selected proposals will be funded through the PRODOC BRA/K47 - Comprehensive Care for Children and Youth in Situations of Vulnerability and Risk to Violence and use of Alcohol and Other Drugs.

Projects may include, as a stage of development, instrumentation and monitoring of young people to act as health promoters in the territory, strengthening local youth networks and should include actions aimed at teenagers and young people from 10 to 29 years as direct beneficiaries.

Student organizations and private non-profit organizations with experience in working with youth segment are eligible.

To participate of the call for proposals its necessary complete the form in the link, inserting the project proposal and information about technical documentation until October 11th.

More the details may be obtained on the call for proposals (in Portuguese) and requests for more information must be sent to the Technical Unit of Health of Adolescents and Youth by the email by or by phone (61) 3315-9129 / 9128.

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