HAP interventions getting upscaled at national level

Since the start of the second phase of implementation (from 1 April 2019), HAP has worked, among others, on drafting a new model of home-based care and review of clinical protocols and guidelines (CPGs) for the treatment of five, most common non-communicable diseases  (hypertension, diabetes mellitus type II, dyslipidemias, asthma, and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) […]

New PHC nurse profiles approved by MoHSP

The Ministry of Health and Social Protection has approved HAP’s proposal for 3 new nurse profiles at primary healthcare level: family nurse at health center, family nurse at health post and home-care nurse. Meanwhile, consultative meetings have been organized with interest parties to discuss three additional profiles, namely: school nurse, health promotion nurse and physiotherapist […]

Inauguration ceremony for the new master program in Family Nursing

On March 7, 2022 took place  the inauguration ceremony of the new professional master program in Family Nursing. The event was attended by Minister of Health and Social Protection Ogerta Manastirliu, Swiss Ambassador Adrian Maître, Rector of the University of Medicine Arben Gjata, Dean of Faculty of Medical Technical Sciences Ilirjana Zekja, pedagogical staff and […]

Roundtable with AQH Project

HAP is supporting primary health care centers to meet quality standards for accreditation in accordance with the regulatory framework  in Albania. Currently, the health center of Patos has met the basic standards and is working toward the official accreditation by the Agency on Quality Assurance of Health and Social Care Services while additional health centers […]

The new professional maters in Family Nursing is established

The new “Family Nursing” professional master is now being provided in Albania by the Faculty of Medical Technical Sciences, supported by the “Health for All” Project. 14 students have been selected to attend the program in the academic year 2021-2022. They will obtain the Professional Master’s degree in “Family Nursing” and the specialized qualification of […]

Appointment scheduling system implemented at Klos HC

Scheduling visits with the family physician is one of the standard requirements for health centers. In this framework, HAP supported the Patos HC in 2020 to implement planning for chronic disease patient consultations, children’s vaccination and to follow pregnant women along their pregnancy. The appontment system established with the support of HAP includes: a telephone […]

The Peer Group extends beyond the 2 HAP regions

HAP continues to support the establishment and operation of PGs outside the 2 pilot regions (Fier and Dibra) through the promotion of the PG Guide and training material developed by HAP for health professionals in PHC. The upscaling is carried out in cooperation with the central and regional branches of the Order of Nurses. In […]