Implementation of Almanach / ICRC Somalia

The Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) developed an innovative eHealth tool to respond to the primary health needs of children under the age of five years. The ‘ALMANACH’, ALgorithm for the MANAgement of CHildhood illness, is a novel clinical decision support system (CDSS) that...

Ongoing
01.04.2020 - 31.12.2020
Long term service project
International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)
Health Technology and Telemedicine
Martin Raab
openIMIS - Software Maintenance and User Support

As more countries aim to achieve Universal Health Coverage, the number of interested and engaged stakeholders increases, adding to the organisational complexity of health care systems. By bringing in Information and Communications Technology (ICT) it is possible to design instruments that can manage...

Ongoing
01.12.2018 - 31.12.2020
Long term service project
Health Technology and Telemedicine
Martin Raab
MED - Medical Education Developoment Project, Ukraine

Background
The healthcare system is in a stage of reform in Ukraine. The current Ukrainian Government (GoU) is clearly committed to accelerate the process of economic transition towards a market oriented economy to support a stronger civil society. The reform of the healthcare system is a top...

Ongoing
01.12.2018 - 30.11.2022
Long term service project
Health Technology and Telemedicine
Martin Raab
ALMANACH- Scaling up Nigeria

The ALgorithm for the MANAgement of CHildhood illness (ALMANACH) is an innovation developed by Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute. ALMANACH is an enhanced digitalised version of WHO’s IMCI guidelines which can be run on tablets and smartphones and fully exploits IMCI’s potential. The...

Ongoing
01.05.2018 - 31.12.2019
Long term service project
Health Technology and Telemedicine
Martin Raab
ALMANACH - Implementation of ALMANACH in the ICRC

Background
The ‘ALMANACH’ (ALgorithms for the MANagement of Acute CHildhood illnesses) is an electronic version of the IMCI (Integrated Management of Childhood Illnesses) that is available on smartphones and tablets. The IMCI concept was initially developed and promoted by WHO for the management of...

Ongoing
01.01.2016 - 30.04.2018
Long term service project
Health Technology and Telemedicine
Martin Raab
Implementing a Computerized Clinical Equipment Inventory System for Uzbekistan

The project of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) “Advanced training for Medical Doctors and Health Workers for the use of modern technology in Uzbekistan” has identified potential for better health technology management and the need for a modern and integrated...

21.03.2014 - 30.10.2015
Short term service project
Health Technology and Telemedicine
Martin Raab
EviPrev - EviPrev-IT

Background
In Switzerland, 70% of all death is caused by chronic, non-communicable diseases. The main conditions are cardiovascular diseases, cancer, chronic lung failure and Diabetes. Another important cause of death is due to suicide. The mortality rate could substantially be reduced by preventive...

Ongoing
12.02.2014 -
Long term service project
Verein EviPrev
Health Technology and Telemedicine
Martin Raab
ESRP - Egypt Swiss Radiology Project, 2012- 2016

Background
Switzerland has been active with its economic cooperation and development program in Egypt for over three decades. The Swiss TPH had been entrusted by the Swiss government to manage the reform of diagnostic radiology for improved health. Egypt with its 80 million population is challenged...

01.01.2012 - 30.06.2016
Long term service project
Swiss State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO)
Health Technology and Telemedicine
Martin Raab
Ukrainian-Swiss Mother and Child Health Programme, 2011- 2015

Background
The longstanding Ukraine-Swiss partnership started in 1997 and aims at supporting health sector reform and modernisation of health services in the area of Maternal and Child Health. Various succeeding projects with a focus on strengthening maternal and child health services have been...

01.05.2011 - 31.12.2015
Long term service project
Health Technology and Telemedicine
Martin Raab