The Health fund of the Barents Secretariat

The Norwegian Barents Secretariat’s Health Fund is established to grant support to regional small-size projects within the field of health and social-related issues. The maximum limit of single-project funding is 75,000 Norwegian kroner (NOK).

Go to e-application portal (Portal is in Norwegian)

Primary focus of the Health Fund is concentrated on projects and activities related to youth and indigenous peoples. Funding for other kind of health and social-related projects and activities can also be applied.

Today, the money in the Health Fund is allocated by the Norwegian Barents Secretariat and the Norwegian Ministry of Health and Care Service, via the Barents Health and Social Programme.  Applications for funding from the Health Fund follow the Norwegian Barents Secretariat’s regular project procedures. All applications must be filled out in English, and you have to use our online application portal.

Please contact Laila Dalhaug, e-mail:, for more information about the Norwegian Barents Secretariat’s Health Fund.

Application Address:
The Norwegian Barents Secretariat
P.O. Box 276
N-9915 Kirkenes

Read also about the health cooperation in the Barents Region.



Norwegian Barents Secretariat
Po box 276
NO-9915 Kirkenes

Visitors address:
Rådhusgata 8, Kirkenes.

Twitter: @BarentsSec

Telefon: +47 78 97 70 50

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Murmansk Office
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Nenets Office

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About us

The Norwegian Barents secretariat aims at improving the Norwegian-Russian relations by promoting cross border cooperation.

The Secretariat is also a center of compentence for Norwegian-Russian relations and for regional cross border cooperation.