Mapping of health needs has been developed pursuant to:
- the requirements of the European Comission for the financial perspective of 2014-2020 (so-called preliminary ex ante conditions)
- national legisltaion (The Act on Publicly Founded Healthcare Services).
The Maps of Healthcare Needs have been developed by the Ministry of Health in scope of two projects:
- Improvement of the quality of healthcare management through support for the development of regional health maps as a tool for improving the quality of healthcare management – training of estimation of health needs – co-financed by the European Union from the resources of the European Social Fund under the Operational Programme Human Capital. The project was carried out in the years 2014-2015.
- Maps of Healthcare Needs – Database of Systemic and Implementation Analyses – co-financed by the European Union from the European Social Fund under the Operational Programme Knowledge Education Development. The project started in the year 2015.