Gesundheit – Ein Schlüsselfaktor der Entwicklung

Die Aktivitäten im Gesundheitsbereich der DEZA

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Die DEZA konzentriert ihre Aktivitäten im Gesundheitsbereich auf die folgenden drei Bereiche: Stärkung der Gesundheitssysteme, Bekämpfung von übertragbaren und nichtübertragbaren Krankheiten sowie Verbesserung der sexuellen und reproduktiven Gesundheit und der Gesundheitsversorgung von Müttern, Neugeborenen und Kindern. Die DEZA engagiert sich in Ländern mit niedrigem und mittlerem Einkommen, in stabilen oder fragilen Kontexten sowie in Transitionsländern.

Stärkung der Gesundheitssysteme

Grosse Herausforderungen sind dabei insbesondere; der Mangel an Gesundheitspersonal, Finanzierung, gute Regierungsführung und Management, die Verfügbarkeit und Qualität von angemessener Infrastruktur, Technologie und medizinischen Produkten

Sexuelle und reproduktive Gesundheit

Verbesserung der Gesundheit von Müttern, Neugeborenen und Kindern sowie Förderung der sexuellen und reproduktiven Gesundheit und Rechte.

Krankheiten

Förderung einer gesunden Lebensweise ausgehend von einem gemeinschaftlichen Ansatz für nichtübertragbare Krankheiten; finanzielle Unterstützung für Prävention, Behandlung und Forschung im Bereich neuer Medikamente und Diagnoseinstrumente für übertragbare Krankheiten: HIV/Aids, Malaria, Tuberkulose, Durchfall sowie akute Infektionen der Atemwege und vernachlässigte tropische Krankheiten.

Aktuelle Projekte

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Protection of Orphans and Vulnerable children in Zimbabwe

01.07.2016 - 31.12.2022

The project aims at consolidating social protection in Zimbabwe in order to reduce widespread household poverty, provide basic needs, care and support to the most vulnerable children, especially those affected and infected by HIV/AIDS. In the context of continued political instability and economic collapse in Zimbabwe, SDC will continue to engage through the multi-donor trust fund “Child Protection Fund” managed by UNICEF.


Zimbabwe Reconstruction Fund (ZimRef)

01.12.2015 - 31.12.2023

The Zimbabwe Reconstruction Fund is a multi-donor trust fund that supports the Government of Zimbabwe in its reconstruction and development efforts in particular by strengthening the Zimbabwean public finance management and accountability system for improved service delivery, including in the health sector. The fund, with its management mechanism, is currently a key instrument of dialogue and experience sharing between the donors and the Government of Zimbabwe.


Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development (Theme 5: Public Health)

01.06.2014 - 31.12.2023

Weak health systems have a number of commonalities: Insufficient and erratic funding, inefficient management, poor governance and lack of social accountability. How can health systems be strengthened and sustainable financing mechanisms be created for the benefits of poor people in developing countries? The thematic module public health of the SDC’s and SNSF’s joint r4d Programme (Swiss Programme for Research on Global Issues for Development) will promote research on the service provision systems and financing mechanisms in the public health sector.


Improving Financial Protection and Quality of Care (Contribution to a World Bank Hybrid Trust Fund)

01.09.2013 - 31.08.2023

Kosovo has initiated a wide-ranging health sector reform, a cornerstone of which is the introduction of the mandatory health insurance. Given the complexity of the reforms, technical support will be crucial in assisting an effective implementation. Moreover, a better informed targeting of public subsidies will protect poor people from either foregoing health care or being impoverished due to out of pocket payments for health care in case of ill health.


Support to St. Francis Hospital in Ifakara

01.10.2010 - 31.12.2022

SDC plans to support health services and management improvement, and address the role of the hospital as a place for practical training and clinical research. The project would focus primarily on improving health care and look for synergies between St. Francis Hospital, the Ifakara Health Institute and the Tanzanian Training Centre for International Health, and the Swiss institutions that support them (SDC, Novartis Foundation, SwissTPH and Solidarmed). During the entry proposal period, SDC and partners will have an opportunity to explore which organisational option would best serve these objectives. Refurbishment of the pediatric ward will also be undertaken and equipment provided.

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