HAP management team visits Patos HC

Prof. Kaspar Wyss, HAP Director and Deputy Director of Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, accompanied by Dr. Besim Nuri, Project Manager and Dr. Ehadu Mersini, Quality of Care Officer, visited Patos HC on May 25th, 2021. Patos HC is among the HCs in Albania that is being supported by HAP on several interventions: – […]

Reconstruction of the HCs damaged by the earthquake

The Swiss government, through the “Health for All” project, is financing the reconstruction of a health center (Likmetaj, Ishmi) and a health post (Borizana) which were completely damaged by the earthquake of November 26, 2019. The investment of about 300,000 CHF is part of the Swiss support for Albania for the post-earthquake recovery. The beneficiaries [...]

Mbështetja zvicerane arrin në qendrat shëndetësore në Finiq dhe Dropull

Qendrat shëndetësore në bashkitë e Finiqit dhe Dropullit marrin pajisje dhe furnizime mjekësore për të përballuar më mirë trajtimin e Covid-19. Përmes një bashkëpunimi midis ambasadave të Zvicrës dhe Greqisë, pajisje dhe furnizime mjekësore u dorëzuan në qendrën shëndetësore të Alikos, në bashkinë Finiq. Infermierët dhe mjekët gjithashtu u trajnuan për përdorimin e pajisjeve. Qendra […]

HAP supports the International Conference on Public Health

HAP supported the organization of the 7th International Public Health Conference which took place online on March 23, 2021. The subject matter of this year’s conference was the “Integration of Public Health Services in Primary Health Care”. Prof. Pascal Bovet (University of Lausanne), invited by HAP and the Swiss Institute of Public Health and Family […]

Switzerland provides oxygen equipment for family care

Health centres in Tirana, Fier and Dibër are receiving oxygen concentrators and protective equipment to be used in home care for patients with non-infectious diseases, as well as those with mild to moderate forms of Covid-19 The Embassy of Switzerland through its project ‘Health for All’ has completed the distribution of 58 oxygen concentrators for […]

Young researchers in Albania benefit from a new training program on Scientific Operational Research in Health

In Albania there is a need to boost capacities in operational research with a focus on Primary Health Care and Public Health. The country lacks research education in health professional curricula and teaching documents on research topics in Albanian language. Moreover, there is lack of financial resources to practice and implement research activities in the […]

Informative meetings with local authorities for co-financing the HC reconstructions

Since April 1, 2019, HAP is working on the development and implementation of a co-financing mechanism for the reconstruction and maintenance of the health centers/health posts, with the participation of local government units, in cooperation with regional and local health care authorities. In this respect, during the period July-September 2020, informative meetings were held with […]

Swiss Embassy representatives meet PHC professionals

In July and September, Mrs. Chantal Nicod, Head of the Health and Governance Sector at the Swiss Embassy, accompanied by Mrs. Zhenihen Zanaj, National Health Program Officer (Swiss Embassy) and Dr. Besim Nuri, Health for All Project Manager, visited Patos and Kuman HC (Fier region) and HC No. 1 in Tirana. The purpose of the […]