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Contribution to Confidence Building Measures Program in Transnistria – Promoting Confidence in the Health Sector

01.11.2013 - 29.02.2016

Transnistria is the breakaway region situated in the eastern part of Moldova, between Nistru River and the border with Ukraine. A Confidence Building Measures Program (CBM) launched in 2009 by the EU and UNDP aims at facilitating the settlement of this unresolved issue. Swiss support to the health component of the CBM allows improving the access to quality, evidence-based and cost-efficient perinatal care and immunization, extending the reforms in the mother and child health sector in Moldova to Transnistria.

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Regionalization of the Pediatric Emergency and Intensive Care Services in Moldova

01.11.2013 - 30.04.2018

Despite improvement over the last years, the infant mortality rate in Moldova is still more than double compared to the European Union average. With this project Switzerland is pursuing the support to the Republic of Moldova aiming at increasing the efficiency of the pediatric emergency healthcare in Moldova. At the end of the project, all children aged 0-18 in Moldova will have access to high quality pediatric emergency services. In addition, awareness on how to prevent accidents and on the correct procedures in case of an emergency will be raised at the community level.

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Support to Strengthening Governance and Policy Dialogue in Health Sector in Moldova

01.09.2013 - 30.11.2015

To advance the Moldova health sector reform agenda, a strong stewardship/governance is needed, which requires adequate capacities to carry out this function effectively. The project is a joint effort of SDC –WHO, which will support the elaboration of a research agenda, conducting policy studies, updating regulations, participatory development of a performance monitoring system, institutional capacity building and mapping the health sector investment. The proposed intervention contributes to setting a favourable environment for health reforms and provides opportunities for sustainable implementation of SDC health portfolio projects.

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Swiss Contribution to the European Endowment for Democracy

15.07.2013 - 31.12.2015

Initiated by Poland and launched by the EU with the financial support of a number of European countries, the European Endowment for Democracy intends to promote democracy by supporting "agents of change" in the bordering countries of the EU in the East and in the South. Switzerland is represented in the Board of Governors and supports the endowment with a contribution of 1 million CHF earmarked for grants provided by the European Endowment for Democracy to projects.

Institutional Support to Network of Associations of Local Authorities in South East Europe (NALAS)

01.07.2013 - 31.12.2022

With an institutional support to the Network of Associations of Local Authorities of South – East Europe (NALAS), SDC supports the decentralization and democratization processes as well as stability in South East Europe (SEE). NALAS strengthens national associations of local governments and fosters communication and cooperation among them. Through its advocacy activities, NALAS will support local governments in SEE to become more visible and taken into account, both by national governments and European institutions.

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Strengthening Institutional Capacities for Regional Cooperation in Health in South-Eastern Europe

01.06.2013 - 30.06.2015

The South-Eastern Europe Health Network (SEEHN) brings together health authorities and decision makers from the countries of South-Eastern Europe (SEE), in order to improve quality of health care in the region. Within the Network, health care issues of shared interest for the member states are discussed, good practices shared, and regional health policies developed, fostering modernization of health care systems in the region. In order to ensure sustainability of the ongoing efforts within the Network, the ownership of the SEEHN needs to be transferred from the international community to the countries in the region.

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Support to the Reform of Mental Health Services in Moldova

15.05.2013 - 31.07.2018

Mental health disorders represent a high burden of disease in Moldova. In 2010, the Ministry of Health (MoH) took systematic and adequate steps to launch a profound reform in this health sub-sector, showing a strong political commitment. With this project, Switzerland is supporting the efforts of the Republic of Moldova towards the improvement of the well-being of mental health service users through access to functional community level Primary Mental Health Care Services.

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Strengthening the link between migration and development: testing an integrated service provider to Moldovan migrants and their communities (NEXUS)

01.05.2013 - 31.01.2016

Moldova is heavily affected by brain- and skills-drain/waste as a result of massive migration with over ¼ of its active population being abroad. Remittances support consumption-led economy growth, but their productive investment is less than 10%. This project explores the development potential of migration, by promoting circular migration practices and efficient accumulation and transfer of financial and human capital of migrants and Diaspora.

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Support to the Mother and Child Health Department of the Medical University Simulation Centre of Moldova

01.05.2013 - 30.09.2015

The international evidence proves the effectiveness of training methods based on simulation in comparison with “traditional" education, improving the practical skills of medical staff. The project will support the introducing simulation training technologies in obstetric, gynecological, neonatal and pediatric emergencies and by this contributing to improving the high medical education in Moldova.

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Lugano Summer School - Support for health professionals and managers from Low- and Middle-Income Countries with a SOC health focus

01.05.2013 - 30.04.2017

Empowering the workforce at all levels and within each of the building blocks of the health system through training is mandatory for improving health system performance. Therefore the goal of the of the Lugano Summer School is to strengthen and sustain the capacity of health professionals in selected low and middle income countries to manage, develop and promote health services and health systems at conceptual, strategic, and operational levels.

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Regional Program: Scientific Cooperation between Eastern Europe and Switzerland (SCOPES), Institutional Partnerships and Research

01.01.2013 - 31.12.2018

Der Schweizerische Nationalfonds setzt das seit 1990 laufende Projekt SCOPES mit Partnern aus Osteuropa und der GUS um. Im Rahmen dieser Zusammenarbeit werden Forschungsinstitutionen aus Partnerländern in ihren Aufgaben unterstützt. Als weiteres Element führen Forschungsteams aus Osteuropa und der Schweiz in gemeinsamen Forschungsprojekten Grundlagenforschung durch. Deren internationale Vernetzung trägt wesentlich dazu bei, qualitativ hochwertige Forschungsresultate nutzbar zu machen.

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