VITAL - Assessment of a viral load result-driven automated Differentiated Service Delivery Model for participants taking antiretroviral therapy in Lesotho

To sustainably provide good quality care to over 16.4 million people living with HIV on antiretroviral therapy in sub-Saharan Africa, care delivery has to shift from a “one-size-fits-all” approach to differentiated service delivery models. Such models should reallocate resources from patients who...

31.03.2020 - 01.04.2023
Clinical Trial
Clinical Research Unit
Nadine Bachmann , Niklaus Labhardt
Delivering an integrated decision analysis, monitoring & evaluation infrastructure to support more effective and responsive child and youth mental health systems

Mental illness in early life can have a devastating effect on the social, educational and economic future of young people, which in turn influences the mental wealth of countries across the globe. With over half the world’s population living in urban areas, decision-makers, who are often...

01.03.2020 - 28.02.2022
Long term service project
Fondation BOTNAR
Systems Performance and Monitoring
Salvador Camacho
EXPANSE - EXposome Powered tools for healthy living in urbAN SEttings

By 2030 more than 80% of Europe’s population will live and interact with a complex urban environment, consisting of a mixture of social and environmental factors. These factors include: where we live and work, where and what we eat, our social network, and what chemical substances we are exposed...

01.02.2020 - 31.12.2024
Research project
Chronic Disease Epidemiology, Environmental Exposures and Health
Nicole Probst-Hensch , Kees de Hoogh
DRTB-HDT - Stratified host-directed therapy for rifampicin-resistant TB: a randomized controlled multi-centre trial

Tuberculosis is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide. Current TB treatments are inadequate, requiring patients closely adhere to multi-drug regimens that are long, complex, and often poorly tolerated. These concerns are greatly magnified in rifampicin-resistant (RIF-R) TB, an urgent...

01.01.2020 - 31.12.2024
Clinical Trial
Clinical Research Unit
Klaus Reither
AQH - Accessible Quality Healthcare Project, Kosovo, Phase II

Phase II of the Accessible Quality Health Care Project (2020-2023) supports the actors at municipal and national levels to deliver people centred high quality services to informed citizens, who actively participate in managing their own health and provide feedback to service providers. It continues...

01.01.2020 - 31.12.2023
Long term service project
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)
Human Resources for Health
Manfred Zahorka
TB TRIAGE+ - Community-based tuberculosis triage testing after symptom screening in hard-to-reach African populations: CAD4TB versus C-reactive protein

Tuberculosis (TB) is a poverty-related disease which particularly affects vulnerable and underserved
populations. Community-based TB triage testing as an integral part of multi-disease health campaigns has the
potential to offer an impactful diagnostic strategy for people living in rural...

01.01.2020 - 31.12.2024
Intervention Study
European Commission (EU) / European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP2)
Clinical TB
Klaus Reither
Technical evaluation of the Regional Funds for Health Promotion in Cameroon

Since 2012, GIZ (Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit GmbH) has been supporting the Ministry of Public Health of Cameroon (MINSANTE) through the "Project to Support Reproductive Health" (PASaR). This project is funded by the German Ministry of Cooperation (BMZ) and the State of Cameroon....

25.11.2019 - 30.04.2020
Short term service project
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Systems Performance and Monitoring
Odile Pham-Tan
Systems thinking for district manager decision-making

The Systems Thinking for Strengthening District Health Systems initiative takes a unique approach by supporting countries to apply systems thinking tools and practicesProjects List to understand and intervene in their local health system. Funded by the Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research...

01.11.2019 -
Intervention Study, Research project, Teaching and training project
Alliance for Health Policy and Systems Research (AHPSR)
Household Health Systems
Daniel Cobos Muñoz
PoCHAS - Effects of airborne pollen on cardiorespiratory health and allergic symptoms

Airborne pollen allergies are increasing across Europe, and are a major health issue for 20% of the Swiss population. At the same time, the duration and intensity of the pollen season are changing due to climate change. Pollen allergy is often dismissed as “not so serious”, though missed workdays,...

01.11.2019 - 01.11.2023
Observational study
Swiss National and Science Foundation (SNSF) / Career Ambizione
Physical Hazards and Health
Marloes Eeftens
HPSS Tanzania, Phase III - Health Promotion and System Strengthening Project Exit Phase III

In the exit phase, the project undergoes a change of role from a facilitation role to the role of providing technical assistance to the Government of Tanzania (GoT) with the intent of mainstreaming HPSS interventions into existing government processes. Phases 1 and 2 concentrated on developing...

01.11.2019 - 31.10.2023
Long term service project