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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Under a partnership agreement between the Ministry of Health and Social Protection and three international donors: the Swiss Embassy, the Royal Norwegian Embassy to Albania, and the United Nations Development Program in Albania (UNDP), the new ventilators arrived in Albania. The USD 330,000 contribution of the Swiss Embassy was realized through Health for All Project.
HAP hosted the first meeting with winners of the ‘Operational research in health 2020 initiative’. The meeting aimed introducing the winners of the first cohort of Operational Research in Health 2020 and their research ideas, thus creating a research team spirit. Mrs. Zhenihen Zanaj-National Program Officer for Health at the SWiss Embassy and members of […]
Health for All launched early this year a funding initiative to support research capacity building through application for health operational research micro-grants. From 17 January to 20 February 2020, HAP invited young researchers (under 35 years old) to apply for operational research financial support in selected domains of health such as human resources in health, […]
A new contribution of 700,000 USD by the three international donors adds to the 54 ventilators already procured by the Ministry of Health and Social Protection. A joint partnership agreement was signed today, virtually, between the Ministry of Health and Social Protection, the Swiss Embassy in Albania, the Royal Norwegian Embassy for Albania, and the […]
In the light of COVID-19, HAP has published a micro-site that contains educative materials on COVID-19 infection prevention and control with a special focus on advice’s for PHC professionals that can be found HERE. Please consider that all materials are available in Albanian only. Additionally, HAP is publishing a weekly newsletter on PHC features in […]
The deadline of notification on the application for micro-funds on operational research has been postponed to April 15, 2020 due to COVID-19 situation in Albania.
HAP’s Steering Committee gathered on February 19, 2020 to discuss the main activities of the first half year of the second phase and approved the progress report accordingly. The meeting was co-chaired by General Director for Policies and Development of Health and Social Protection Merita Xhafaj and Head of Governance and Health Domain at Embassy […]