Swiss investment of 1 Million Swiss francs enables quality primary health care services in Lushnje

A cooperation between the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the Ministry of Health and Social Protection made possible the renovation of the polyclinic of specialties and two health centers For more than 180,000 inhabitants in Lushnje the renovated polyclinic and health centres offer now the latest international standards in primary health care. […]

Health team of a fully renovated PHC in Fratar provides 24/7 service in rural area

The rehabilitation of the center’s infrastructure and supply of new furniture makes possible the provision of a broader range of services, including medical emergencies and a higher quality of health care and is enabled through a cooperation between the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the Ministry of Health and Social Protection – […]

Health centre rehabilitated in Sauk, Tiranë, benefiting 12,000 inhabitants

A cooperation between the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) and the Ministry of Health – through the project ‘Health for All’ – enabled the renovation of Sauk’s health centre The Minister of Health and Social Protection Ogerta Manastirliu visited the newly reconstructed health centre in Sauk, accompanied by the ‘Health for All’ project […]

The PHC strategy working group in a study visit in Slovenia

Since March 2019, the Ministry of Health and Social Protection established a technical group to elaborate the strategy for the Primary Health Care development in Albania. The group is composed of experts of public health and primary health care and by international experts who are mobilized by HAP. The technical group has had a series […]

HAP’s 7th Steering Committee

HAP’s 7th Steering Committee took place in 20 June 2019. During the meeting, key achievements of the first phase were presented altogether main developments occurred in the last year of the first phase (January 2018 to March 2019). The meeting was co-chaired by Deputy Minister of Health and Social Protection Mira Rakacolli and Regional Health Adviser […]

Meetings with quality teams for the accreditation process

During the first phase of the Project, the quality teams in all PHC centers in both HAP regions, have been supported and have performed the self-evaluation of their respective health center. As a result, the needs for interventions have been identified at HC level aiming the fulfillment of the accreditation quality standards. In order to […]

Takes place the HAP-2 annual planning workshop

As of 1 April 2019, the Health for All Project, funded by Swiss Agency for Development and Collaboration (SDC) and implemented by Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) through HAP Center, entered its second phase. In order to plan the activities and priorities of the period April 2019 to March 2020, HAP organized the […]

HAP supports the Health Services Fair

On April 7 on the occasion of the World Health Day, the Health for All Project supported the event organized by the Ministry of Health and Social Protection and the World Health Organization whose focus was promotion of the services offered at Primary Health Care level in Albania. This year, the theme of World Health […]

SDC delegation meets alumni, students and professors of Health Management Master

Alumni, students of the second cohort and professors of the Health Managements Master met the delegation from  SDC headquaters in Bern headed from Mr. Andreas Gerrits (Deputy Head of Western Balkans Division) and Mr. Thomas Krajnik (Albania Desk) to discuss on the progress of the program and its advantages from the students and professor’s perspective. […]

25,800 inhabitants of Patos municipality have now access to a better health service at the newly rehabilitated HC thanks to the Swiss investment

The medical staff composed of 12 doctors and 41 nurses provide 24/7 health service in the fully reconstructed building upon the latest primary health care international standards. The health center of Patos was visited on 8 March by Prime Minister Edi Rama, Swiss Ambassador in Albania Mr. Adrian Maître, Minister of Health and Social Protection […]