Meeting with Mayor of Gracanica on future cooperation

Gracanica is one of the Municipalities that will be supported by our project on the next four years to improve the quality of health services. “Improving the quality of health care services based on patient satisfaction remains our main goal,” said Srdjan Popovic, Mayor of Gracanica. Training for managers and medical staff, support on the infrastructure and […]

Switzerland continues to support Health in Kosovo

Minister of Health Arben Vitia friendly welcomed our Switzerland Ambassador Jean-Hubert Lebet for a fruitful exchange. Both were pleased about the very good cooperation and the results already achieved to improve the quality of primary health care. The Ambassador assured Switzerland’s continued support in the health sector towards improving quality of services offered for citizens of […]

Reduce your risk of coronavirus infection

Frequently clean hands by using alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water When coughing and sneezing cover mouth and nose with flexed elbow or tissue – throw tissue away immediately into closed bin and wash hands Avoid close contact with people or closed environments with people around

Findings from Clinical Audits and Peer Reviews

For four years AQH has supported 12 municipalities of Kosova on improving the quality of health services. During the last workshop for 2019, Main Family Medicine Center Directors presented findings from 48 conducted Clinical Audits and 36 Peer Reviews that were developed in order to address the tasks that shall be improved on high priority.

Capacity building for Patients Right’s Association of Kosovo (PRAK)

During 27-29 October 2016, AQH project organized a 3-day training on Project Cycle Management (PCM) for PRAK delivered by Dr. Driton Ukmata. The training sessions consisted on: why PCM is important; understanding the European Donor approach to PCM; how Logical Framework Approach fits with PCM; and the purpose and the process of the Programming and […]

Diabetes prevention/tips for taking control

Changing your lifestyle could be a big step toward diabetes prevention — and it’s not too late to start. It’s especially important to make diabetes prevention a priority if you’re at increased risk of diabetes, such as if you’re overweight or you have a family history of the disease. KOPF – Kosova Population Foundation held a […]

A cohort study on common non-communicable diseases

The MFMC in Obiliq was the first of twelve municipalities to have completed participant recruitment for the Kosovo Non-Communicable Disease Cohort (KOSCO), which is the first study of its kind in Kosovo. Patients that had a medical visit at the MFMC and were 40 years of age or older were invited to participate in the […]

Swiss TPH and AQH reach the mark of 1,000 participants for the Cohort Study

From March, 2019, The Kosovo Non-Communicable Disease Cohort study (KOSCO) has been recruiting participants who will be part of this study. ‘Cohort’ study funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) aims to contribute epidemiological evidence for the control of chronic diseases in Kosovo as the basis for policy and decision making. The […]

Physical activity in the prevention of the most frequent chronic diseases

Regular and adequate levels of physical activity in adults: reduce the risk of hypertension, coronary heart disease, stroke, diabetes, breast and colon cancer, depression and the risk of falls; improve bone and functional health; and are a key determinant of energy expenditure, and thus fundamental to energy balance and weight control.