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 […]

MOHSP hosts meeting on PHC strategy

On March 15 2019 the technical workshop on situational analysis took place at the premises of Ministry of Health and Social Protection in the framework of defining the strategy for the Primary Health Care development in Albania, under the lead of Deputy Minister of Health and Social Protection Mrs. Mira Rakacolli. Heath for All Project […]

Swiss Ambassador Adrian Maître visited two primary health care centers in Fier qark.

Ambassador Maître looked closely at the improved premises in Roskovec HC that have been rehabilitated thanks to an investment from the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation. Furthermore, he attended one of the PRG’s meetings-a continuing medical education tools presented and supported by Health for All Project. Ambassador Maître met in Portez the healthcare center team who […]

Albanian Demographic and Health Survey (ADHS) 2017-18 completed and report published with SDC support

The Albanian Demographic and Health Survey (ADHS) is a household nationally-representative survey that included interviews in 15,823 families from all 12 Qarks (regions) of Albania. The fieldwork for data collection was carried out between September 2017 and February 2018. The survey provides an updated evidence on the living conditions of respondents, demographic characteristics of the […]

HAP supports workshops of the Network of Chronic Patients

A second workshop with patients and local actors to discuss the challenges and gaps in receiving primary health care services and the implementation of patient rights at the local level for patients with chronic diseases was held in Dibra on 22nd of November 2018. The first workshop with the same objectives took place in 31 […]

PerSHENDETje campaign: a hands-on health promotion approach

During November 2018, the PerSHENDETje campaign stopped in 13 locations in Diber qark thus increasing the locations number to 27 since its initial phase in June this year. Non-communicable chronic diseases (cardiovascular, diabetes, cancer, chronic respiratory diseases) are the biggest killer in Albania and the main cause of disabilities. On this regard, HAP piloted this […]