An innovative approach that was embraced by our project

An innovative approach that was embraced by our project as well is the use of telemedicine approaches for chronic patients. Rather than having to visit medical facilities, patients diagnosed with diabetes and hypertension have the possibility to get advice and answers to their questions through telephone consultations with their nurses. Amongst others, this also avoids […]

This is the first time in 29 years that public health professionals

This is the first time in 29 years that public health professionals, researchers and graduate students from across Western and Eastern Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas will not meet in Ticino for the Lugano Summer School. Different from that, this year’s summer school will be held virtually due to coronavirus pandemic situation. With the […]

One representative from each of 12 project municipalities has participated on Motivational Counselling training sessions

One representative from each of 12 project municipalities has participated on Motivational Counselling training sessions while all the necessary safety precautions to protect from COVID-19 have been taken into account. The trained nurses will support and encourage patients with non-communicable diseases as diabetes and hypertension to let go of unhealthy habits. Wether their goal is […]

Let’s protect

Let’s protect those who need it the most! #vulnerablepeople

Head of the Municipal Office for Communities and Return in Rahovec Lendrit Qeli

Head of the Municipal Office for Communities and Return in Rahovec, Lendrit Qeli has expressed his gratitude for Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation’s project ‘AQH’ for the support given to Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian Communities in protections against pandemic COVID-19. In close cooperation with the Ministry of Health and the Municipal Emergency Headquarters, up […]

Under Covid-19 restrictions, AQH transformed its management training

Under Covid-19 restrictions, AQH transformed its management training component entirely into an on-line format whilst maintaining a high level of interactivity and frequent training events. The project has successfully launched training for 70 health managers from 12 municipalities in Kosovo since the start of the pandemic. Increasing health management capacities on project municipalities, empowering managers […]

Home care for people with suspected or confirmed COVID-19

Home care for people with suspected or confirmed COVID-19: – If you are ill with fever and cough you should clean hands frequently with soap and water or with alcohol-based hand rub. – Stay at home; do not attend work, school or public places. Rest, drink plenty of fluids and eat nutritious food. – Stay […]

AQH has quickly adapted its community outreach strategy

AQH has quickly adapted its community outreach strategy for people with higher risk of severe COVID-19 disease such as patients with NCDs. Continuous provision of local populations with timely and accurate information on improving diabetes and hypertension care during this crisis is essential to prevent disease aggravation.  AQH health education sessions for those at higher […]