Recall: Invitation to Tender-CoronaCheck website for Albania

Invitation to Tender CoronaCheck website for Albania Health for All is a project of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) implemented by the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), through the HAP Center. Its overall goal is that the Albanian population benefits from better health due to improved Primary Health Care […]

Invitation to Tender: CoronaCheck website for Albania

Health for All is a project of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) implemented by the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH), through the HAP Center. Its overall goal is that the Albanian population benefits from better health due to improved Primary Health Care (PHC) services. HAP is seeking the services […]

Interview with Riccardo Curatolo-a Swiss volunteer in Albania

Interview with Riccardo Curatolo-a Swiss volunteer in Albania   How would you describe your experience with HAP and your overall experience in Albania? To be honest, I imagined life and work to be very different here in Albania than it is. Whereas in some matters Swiss people are quite the same as Albanians for other […]

Developments on the Professional Master in Family Nursing

The international consultancy with the working group in charge of drafting the curriculum of the Professional Master in Family Nursing program has continued online. The objectives and content of the first 5 courses of this program have been finalized, including teaching methods, assessment forms and respective syllabuses. The finalized courses are as follows: family nursing, […]

Issue no. 12: PHC in Albania in COVID-19 context

Currently, there are cases of COVID-19 infections in both districts where HAP operates. There are 41 active cases in Fier district, 9 of which are hospitalized, whereas in Dibra district there are 18 cases of which 2 persons are receiving hospital treatment (referring to the MHSP data of July 10th, www.coronavirus.al). There are 50 people [...]

Presentation of home-based care models

In the framework of designing and testing the extended models of home based care (healthcare and social care combined), the study “Assessment of the needs for home based care in Dibra and Fier district” was conducted. The findings of the study were discussed in an online workshop held on May 27th. The objective of the […]

PHC professionals appreciate HAP’s training materials on COVID-19

“There was little information in the first moments we faced COVID-19, especially in early March. Everywhere, in the workplaces, in family and social premises, we were asked to provide information about this new disease” – says Dr. Artenca, family physician in Tirana. Several other primary care professionals felt the same as Dr. Artenca, and began […]

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