Evidence for change as emerging from the r4d public health

15 projects jointly funded by the Swiss Development Cooperation (SDC) and the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) within the Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development (r4d programme) have produced various new scientific evidence in the field of public health of potential...

Ongoing
01.09.2019 - 28.02.2021
Long term service project
Swiss National and Science Foundation (SNSF)
Health Systems Support
Helen Prytherch
PASS Sud Kivu - The Health System Support Program

The Health System Support Program (Programme d'Appui au Système de Santé dans la Province du Sud Kivu - PASS SK), funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC), is a social and health development program that operates through instruments such as financing, technical assistance,...

Ongoing
01.01.2019 - 31.12.2020
Long term service project
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Health Economics and Financing
Helen Prytherch
openIMIS - Capacity Building

The open source insurance management information system (openIMIS) initiative seeks to contribute to a comprehensive health information system linking patient, provider and payer data. This system is expected to be maintained and continuously improved by an open source software community. The...

Ongoing
01.12.2018 - 31.05.2020
Long term service project
Health Systems Support
Helen Prytherch , Siddharth Srivastava
SINO - Enhancing Primary Health Care Services Project, Tajikistan

Background
The Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation's Enhancing Primary Health Care (PHC) project is implemented by the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute in consortium with Save the Children.

Now in its second phase, the project supports the Ministry of Health and Social Protection...

Ongoing
01.04.2017 - 31.03.2021
Long term service project
Health Systems Support
Helen Prytherch
Analysing in-hospital mortality and morbidity in Côte d’Ivoire: implications for HIV/Aids, Malaria and TB

Analysing routine data from health facilities across the country, the study intends to analyse trends in mortality and morbidity for HIV/Aids, Malaria and TB between 2010-2015.

The Swiss TPH provides technical supports for the Ministry of Health in Côte d’Ivoire to conduct this large-scale...

Ongoing
01.03.2017 - 31.10.2017
Evaluation project
Health Systems Support
Helen Prytherch
CLIMANDES-2 - Climatic Services with Emphasis on the Andes in Support of Decisions Phase 2

Background

The impact of climate variability on livelihood systems is currently gaining increasing scientific and public interest due to the ongoing debate on climate change. In this context, sustainable, climate-resilient agricultural production may contribute substantially to occupation, food...

Ongoing
01.01.2016 - 31.01.2019
Long term service project
Health Systems Support
Helen Prytherch
More responsive immunization services through tailoring for hard-to-reach populations in Chad

The main goal of the study is to identify potential strategies to tailor immunization services to reach nomadic communities in Chad.

 

The objectives of our study are:

 

(i) To assess the feasibility and sustainability of integrating the One Health approach into the existing vaccination services...

Ongoing
01.01.2016 -
Research project
MEP - Medical Education Reform Project Tajikistan, Phase III

During the 25 years since Tajikistan’s independence, much has been undertaken to establish a healthcare system based on the concept of family medicine. In the context of this overall reform process the National Health Strategy of the Republic of Tajikistan 2010-2020 identifies investments in human...

Ongoing
01.10.2015 - 30.09.2019
Long term service project
Health Systems Support
Helen Prytherch
Healthy Life Project - Reducing the Burden of Non-Communicable Diseases in Moldova

Background
Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are the leading cause of death worldwide. Like many countries, the Republic of Moldova faces a growing NCD mortality and morbidity burden: more than half of the population suffers from non-communicable diseases, including cardiovascular diseases, cancer,...

Ongoing
01.10.2015 - 30.06.2020
Long term service project
Health Systems Support
Helen Prytherch