Welcome to the Shareweb of the SDC Health Network

This is the Health Network Shareweb of the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC. Our staff and partners as well as anybody interested in international health issues are welcome to use the SDC Health Shareweb. This shareweb serves as a gateway to the latest SDC Health Policy and Practice, the Swiss contribution to reaching the Sustainable Development Goals related to health, as well as to general information about the work we are doing. Read more about us...

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As global attention was focussed on HIV and AIDS on World AIDS Day on the first of December 2016, it is timely to share an update on information and resources [Global Burden of Disease HIV Collaborators (2015), UNAIDS (2016) Get on the Fast-Track: The life-cycle approach to HIV; UNAIDS (2016) AIDS by the numbers;  UNICEF (2016) For Every Child, End AIDS: UNICEF Seventh Stocktaking Report, December 2016] Read more »​
19/01/2017 12:34

World Malaria Report 2016

This year's World Malaria Report report tracks progress towards the 2020 malaria goals of the "Global Technical Strategy for Malaria 2016-2030". It offers an in-depth analysis of trends in malaria control and elimination at global, regional and country levels. The report also acknowledges the contributions of SDC and SwissTPH to GlobMal. Read more>>

21/12/2016 10:29

Status and Prospects of Family Medicine Development in the Republic of Tajikistan

On 27th September 2016 the Ministry of Health and Social Protection (MoHSP) convened a regional conference entitled “Status and Prospects of Family Medicine Development in the Republic of Tajikistan”. The event was supported by the key partners of MoHSP, namely SDC, WHO, the World Bank, the European Union and the Aga Khan Foundation. Read more>>

15/12/2016 09:26

P4H Knowledge-Learning-Innovation Brief on how to advance Universal Health Coverage

P4H is a global network of bi- and multilateral organisations which provide coordinated technical assistance and capacity building to countries developing health financing and social health protection strategies. In cooperation with P4H, GIZ recently published the first Knowledge-Learning-Innovation Brief on four countries and their challenges on the way towards universal health coverage. Read more>>

15/12/2016 09:16

Assessing and improving quality of health services for effective Universal Health Coverage

In global debates on UHC, much emphasis is placed on access for all and financial protection. Yet, quality of service is a crucial factor when translating service and population coverage into positive health outcomes. A recent article describes a quality assessment methodology using an electronic format that can be embedded in supervision activities and conducted by council health staff. Read more>>

15/12/2016 09:00

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