Normative legal analysis: Is the system of regulations ready for CSOs to be Social and Health care service providers – Steps to be taken so the involvement of CSOs contributes to the improvement of health and social care services.
This study provides an overview of the legal and institutional frameworks serving to set up a better system of public funding of health and social care services. The study provides a detailed analysis of existing policy gaps, that are restraining further regulation of public services in the field of health and social care. The study is investigating the possibility of introducing programme funding of the services provided by the civil society organizations (hereinafter: CSOs). CSOs are an important actor in providing social services in Montenegro and are substantially filling in the gaps caused by the reduced capacity of public institutions.
The material was developed as part of the project “Sustainability of HIV programs – SOS Project” which is implemented in Montenegro by NGO CAZAS with partners NGO Juventas, NGO Montenegrin Foundation for HIV and Viral Hepatitis, NGO Protection, NGO Queer Montenegro and NGO SOS telephone for women and children victims of violence in Podgorica, with the support of the Public Health Alliance of Ukraine and the Global Fund for HIV / AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.