Author: Communications

Informative Sessions on Home Care Expansion Have Come to an End

16 Local Units of Health Care (LUHC) under the Regional Directorates of the Health Care Service Operators (HCSO) in Tiranë, Shkodër, Vlorë, and Elbasan have concluded the informative meetings regarding the expansion and implementation of home care services (HCS). These meetings serve as an introductory presentation of the activity plan for implementing this service, which […]

Health Education for Non-Communicable Diseases: A New Manual for Patients and Professionals

As part of efforts to address the significant increase in non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Albania, a new manual titled “Health Education for Non-Communicable Diseases” has been published. Developed with the support of the “Health for All” Project (HAP) of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), this manual offers information for family medicine teams […]

HAP Supports Mapping of Socio-Health Services in Three Municipalities

In collaboration with local civil society organisations, the Health for All Project (HAP) has supported the mapping of socio-health services in the municipalities of Elbasan, Korçë, and Shkodër. All social workers at the respective health centres will now have in their hands the document “Network of Socio-Health Services,” which will help them refer patients to […]

HAP Starts Collaboration with Two CSOs for Health Advocacy

The Health for All Project (HAP) has begun collaborating with two selected organisations to strengthen advocacy activities aimed at improving the quality and accessibility of primary health care, especially with regard to vulnerable groups. Now in the Consolidation Phase, HAP has a special interest in enhancing access to home care services (HCS) for chronic patients […]

HAP finalises Year 1 of Consolidation Phase: Here are the accomplishments

The Health for All Project (HAP) has successfully completed the first year of its Consolidation Phase, demonstrating resilience and adaptability amid significant shifts in Albania’s health administration, including the replacement of the minister of health, the secretary general, and several key directors. During this period, MoHSP, supported by its partners, has developed numerous policies, strategies, […]

Home Care in the Media Spotlight

Home care—one of the most important services introduced with the support of the “Health for All” Project – was at the centre of media attention during the month of May. The TV show Klinika 24 and the newspaper Shqiptarja.com covered the report by Report TV at the Bulgarec Health Centre in the Municipality of Korçë, […]

Recall | Invitation to Tender: Strengthening Capacities of Family Medicine Teams on the Use of Clinical Guidelines and Protocols of 5 Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)

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 and inclusive Primary Health Care (PHC) services. HAP is seeking […]

HAP Welcomes Visit from Medical University of Vienna

HAP had the pleasure of welcoming a team from the Medical University of Vienna interested in learning more about Albanian culture, the healthcare system, and community health practices. Led by Prof. Dr. Türkan Akkaya-Kalayci, Head of the Postgraduate University Master Program in Transcultural Medicine and Diversity Care, the delegation included students and several professors. On […]

Recall | Invitation to Tender: Training of Trainers (ToT) on the use of Guidelines for management of mental health disorders in Primary Health Care (PHC)

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 and inclusive Primary Health Care (PHC) services. HAP is seeking […]