HAP Supplies 27 Health Centres with Home Care Equipment

In an effort to increase accessibility and quality of healthcare services, HAP has equipped 27 selected healthcare centres in Tirana, Durrës, Elbasan, Berat, Korçë, and Shkodër with the necessary equipment to provide Home Care Service. This investment aims to assist persons with chronic diseases and the elderly who are unable to visit healthcare centres to […]

Steering Committee Approves Yearly Plan of Operations

The 18th Steering Committee Meeting of the Health for All Project convened on March 18, 2024, at the Ministry of Health and Social Protection in Tirana, Albania. Chaired by Ms. Mira Rakacolli, Deputy Minister of Health and Social Protection, and Sabine Piccard, Head of the Governance and Health Domain at the Swiss Agency for Development […]

HAP Supports Monitoring Visits for Quality of Care for Chronic Patients

To encourage effective implementation of the protocols for the prevention and treatment of non-communicable diseases, HAP is strengthening the capacities of the Operator of Health Care Services and Local Units of Healthcare by supporting monitoring visits of their specialists to selected healthcare centres in Tirana, Durrës, Elbasan, Berat, Korçë, and Shkodër. The visits aim to […]

Annual Planning Workshop: HAP sets priorities for 2024-2025

Representatives and stakeholders from the Health for All Project (HAP) convened for the Annual Planning Workshop on February 20, 2024. Held in accordance with the project’s approved document and the Ministry of Health and Social Protection’s (MoHSP) short-term plan, the workshop aimed to align priorities and activities for the upcoming year, April 1st, 2024 to […]

Training for Trainers on Standard Nursing Procedures Concludes in 27 Health Centres

As part of the efforts to enhance the professional skills of family nurses during the provision of Home Care, HAP supported the development of Training-of-Trainers workshops related to standard nursing procedures, which have now successfully concluded in 27 health centres in the Local Health Care Units of Tirana, Durrës, Elbasan, Korça, Berat, and Shkodra. The […]

Dr. Shkëndije Kuçi: HAP, Consistent Support for Family Medicine

Vorë Health Centre is one of the centres that has been completely renovated with the support of the HAP project. Several significant project interventions are being implemented here, such as the use of the updated protocols for the treatment of 5 NCDs, the provision of home-based care, the implementation of new family nurse profiles in […]

HAP Distributes 649 Bags With Physical Examination Tools for Family Doctors and Nurses

During December 2023, HAP distributed 649 medical bags to family doctors and nurses in selected healthcare centres in Tirana, Durrës, Elbasan, Berat, Korçë, and Shkodër. The bags contain around 13 physical examination tools such as a stethoscope, blood pressure monitor, pulse oximeter, otoscope, neurologic hammer, respiratory flow meter, digital thermometer, tourniquet fast, BMI wheel metric, […]

Completion of Mental Health Management Training in PHC

The training sessions for healthcare professionals on the utilisation of the “Guide for the Management of Mental Health Disorders in Primary Healthcare” have concluded successfully. Participants included family doctors, nurses, social workers, and psychologists from 29 healthcare centres in  Durrës, Elbasan, Fier, Burrel, Korçë, and Shkodër. The objective of these train-the-trainer sessions was to empower […]

HAP Organises a Discussion Forum on the Progress of Home Healthcare Implementation

On December 6th, HAP hosted the forum titled “Experience of Home Healthcare Implementation in Albania.” The event brought together key stakeholders, including representatives from the Operator of Health Care Services, Health Insurance Fund, Local Units of Health Care, the Embassy of Switzerland, and the World Health Organization, along with directors of healthcare centres where home […]