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...
Constituent Meeting of the SWISS NTD GROUP
In Switzerland there is a tight concentration of players from the research-field, the industry, PPPs, PDPs and NGOs alike that focus on Neglected Tropical Diseases. Despite the geographical proximity there is insufficient internal exchange and externally limited synergy in focusing on common issues. For more exchange and synergy, a Swiss NTD group is being established. Its constituting meeting will take place on 12 January 2017. Read more >>
Remerging from the HAP project in Albania
The Health for All Project (HAP) aims to increase the health of the Albanian population, including the most vulnerable, by improving primary care services and health promotion activities. A household survey covering 1'275 households and 5'188 individuals conducted in late 2015 is being finalised. Read more>>
Health Districts Support project in Chad moving forward
The first Steering Committee meeting took place on 19 April 2016 in N’Djamena and offered a great opportunity for developing partnerships. Moreover, the project just signed 42 performance based contracts with health facilities and health administrations. In addition a survey on access and use of maternal and infant health care was finalised to allow for the development of mixed animal and human communication and vaccination campaigns. Read more>>
Improving decision making at the primary health care level through better designed paper-based information systems
A project of the Swiss TPH, the US-based design company gravitytank and three research institutions in Côte d'Ivoire, Mozambique and Nigeria. An intervention will be tested through cluster randomised controlled trials in these three countries. Read more>>
Open source Health Insurance Management Information System (OpenHIMIS)
SDC and BMZ, together with the technical partners GIZ and Swiss TPH have embarked on a joint global initiative to develop a cost-effective open source health insurance management information system (OpenHIMIS). The “Insurance Management Information System” (IMIS), a software originally designed by Swiss TPH in a SDC funded bilateral program in Tanzania and implemented as well in Cameroon and Nepal will be used as the starting point of this initiative. Read more>>
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