PSR South Sudan - Preparing the Programme Support Rationale (PSR) for South Sudan

The Republic of South Sudan (RSS) is a low-income country, still immersed in conflicts, with a fragile state and a complex web of stakeholders. Thus, provision of health services, including vaccination is challenging. Gavi is the main supporter of the Expanded Programme for Immunization (EPI) in the...

Ongoing
01.06.2020 - 30.09.2021
Long term service project
Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI)
Assessment of health effects of exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields: systematic reviews

The Radiation Programme of the World Health Organization (WHO) has an ongoing project to assess potential health effects of exposure to radiofrequency electromagnetic fields (RF-EMF) in the general and working population. Based on an international expert survey on potential adverse health outcomes...

Ongoing
10.02.2020 -
Short term service project
World Health Organization (WHO)
Environmental Exposures and Health, Health Systems Support
Martin Röösli
Gavi Monitorig - Monitoring Agent South Sudan

Swiss TPH will support the Country Programmes Team in the Republic of South Sudan in developing a comprehensive, three to five-year Programme Support Rationale (PSR) which will include strategic components such as vaccine and immunisation health system support. The PSR will take learnings from...

Ongoing
23.08.2019 - 25.10.2019
Short term service project
Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI)
3ie TRL - Effects of engaging communities in decision making and action through traditional and religious leaders on fully vaccination rates; a cluster randomised control trial

Background
Low vaccination rates continue to be a problem, especially for vulnerable and marginalised populations in the midst of weak routine vaccination services. There is need for interventions to increase uptake in a sustainable and cost-effective manner. Traditional and religious leaders are...

Ongoing
01.04.2016 - 31.01.2019
Research project
International Initiative for Impact Evaluation (3ie)
Health Systems Support
Xavier Bosch-Capblanch
PHISICC - Operations Research to Improve Paper-based Health Information Systems in Comprehensive Care

Background
Sound decision making is paramount to maintain and improve the organisation and delivery of health care. The myriad decisions people make throughout a health system, from clinicians choosing a course of treatment, to policy makers establishing funding priorities, to patients choosing...

Ongoing
17.11.2015 - 30.06.2021
Long term service project, Intervention Study
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF)
Health Systems Support
Xavier Bosch-Capblanch