The Steering Committee Approves Interventions and Activities of the Consolidation Phase

The Ministry of Health and Social Protection approved in March 2023 the HAP project document for the Consolidation Phase that will be implemented in the period 1st April 2023-31 March 2027.  On April 26, 2023, HAP held the 16th meeting of the Steering Committee. Discussions focused on the achievements of the project’s second phase and the approval of the annual plan of activities for the consolidation phase (April 2023-March 2024), previously discussed during the Annual Planning Seminar.

The meeting was attended by representatives from the Swiss Embassy, the Ministry of Health and Social Protection, national health authorities, the World Health Organization, the Nursing Order, the Medical University, the Family Health Care Association, and the Mat Municipality. They evaluated the achieved results and expressed their support and commitment to the continuous implementation of HAP activities.

The Steering Committee meeting concluded with the approval of the Annual Plan of Activities for the period of April 2023 to March 2024.

The consolidation phase of HAP will be implemented in the period 2023-2027 in close collaboration with the Ministry of Health and Social Protection and its dependent institutions. It will focus on achieving eight key objectives, aiming to strengthen national health authorities for more efficient management of primary healthcare services and home care, as well as to improve access to and quality of the integrated health and social services for the Albanian population.

More specifically, HAP will support the expansion of new models of primary healthcare nationwide, the implementation and upscale of home care the inclusion of geriatric care subjects in the medical curriculum and postgraduate training, advocacy and policy improvement in the healthcare system, the development of digital healthcare solutions, the geographic expansion of protocols and clinical guidelines for NCDs, the, and the provision of improved healthcare services for vulnerable groups, etc.

For more information, we invite you to browse the informative brochure.