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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 […]

HAP Gets Recognition for Achievements in Steering Committee Meeting

In the latest meeting of the Health for All Project (HAP) Steering Committee on November 24, hosted at the Ministry of Health and Social Protection (MoHSP), key stakeholders gathered to review and discuss the progress achieved by HAP during the first semester of Year 1 of the Consolidation Phase, spanning from April to September 2023. […]

Vibrant Autumn for Family Medicine: Here are the Completed Trainings

The months of September-November 2023 brought together family doctors and nurses in important training sessions related to improving healthcare for the elderly and implementing protocols for non-communicable diseases. The training on Medical Care for the Elderly is a key training in response to the growing need for care for this age group. The training equips […]

Elderly Care in PHC: ASCK Accredited Training Started

Training-of-Trainer sessions regarding the provision of medical care for the elderly in primary healthcare will be conducted throughout the months of October and November 2023. With the support of HAP, teams consisting of doctors and nurses from selected healthcare centers in Tirana, Elbasan, Shkodër, Berat, and Korçë will be trained in implementing guidelines, treatment protocols, […]

Health for All Project Goes on Stage in International Health Conferences

Lausanne, Switzerland — The Swiss Public Health Conference 2023, held in Lausanne on September 12-13, served as an important platform for discussions that refocused attention on the critical relationship between public health and primary care. This year, the conference’s central theme was “Public Health and Primary Care: Stronger Together,” emphasizing the role of primary care […]