Strengthening role and capacity of Chinese non state actors towards rightful inclusion in the society of people with mental health conditions

Strengthening role and capacity of Chinese non state actors towards rightful inclusion in the society of people with mental health conditions

Non State Actors and Local Authorities in Development

Strengthening Role and Capacity of Chinese Non State Actors towards rightful Inclusion in the Society of People with Mental Health Conditions

 

Duration

36 months (03/2014-02/2017)

Beneficiary countries

China

EC Grant

€563 066

Partner Contribution

€187 689

Implementing Agency

Associazione Italiana Amici di Raoul Follerau - AIFO

Location

-Province of Jilin, city of Changchun, Nanguan District

-Province of Anhui, Tongling, Tongling District

-City of Beijing, Yanqing District

-Province of Heilongjiang, Haerbin, District of A'Cheng

EU Delegation Contact Person

Victor Giner

 

 

 

Non State Actors and Local Authorities in Development is a European Union initiative that aims at strengthening the capacity of civil society organisations and local authorities as a pre-condition for a more equitable and open society through support to their “own initiatives”.

Project Overall Objectives

To promote an inclusive and equitable society in China for people with mental health conditions.


Specific Objectives

To strengthen the role and capacity of Chinese NSAs development stakeholders in tackling health, social and economic needs of people with mental health conditions.

Estimated Project Results        

● Provided integrated mental and physical treatment and care through primary care for people with mental health conditions.

● People with mental health conditions, members of Social Cooperatives acquire sufficient skills to manage income activities.

● Possibility for the people with mental health conditions and their family to advocate for their needs.

● People with mental health conditions and their family members are organized as a root Association at district level and are able to advocate for their needs.

● Promotion and sharing of best practices on community based mental health services within different Academic and Research Centers.

● Increased awareness of communities on the availability and functioning of community based psychiatric services.

 

Main Programme Activities                  

● Capacity building through seminars, training courses and visits

● Elaboration of a livelihood plan based on a Counselling programme to create social cooperatives at the district level

● Advocacy through Workshops and the establishment of Self Help Groups (SHGs) of mental health care users and their families

● Network and IEC Programme

 

Contact Details in the EU Delegation

Victor Giner

Attaché – EU Cooperation

victor.giner@eeas.europa.eu

 

Sector
Democratic participation and civil society
Domain
Development - Non state actors and local authorities Co-financing (PVD)
Benefitting zone
China
Nature
Action Grants

KEY FACTS

  • Total cost (€)

    750 755.00

    EU contracted amount

    563 066.00

    Duration

    March 2014 - March 2015

    Implementing organisation

    ASSOCIAZIONE ITALIANA AMICI DI RAOUL FOLLEREAU - AIFO - ORGANIZZAZIONEPER LA COOPERAZIONE SANITARIA INTERNAZIONALE ONLUS