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.

Dokumente

Aktuelle Projekte

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Contribution to UNAIDS, the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS

01.01.2019 - 31.12.2021

Despite significant progress, HIV/AIDS continues to be a public health, human rights and development challenge. Geneva-based UNAIDS leads a multisectoral and multistakeholder response to HIV/AIDS through the provision of strategic information, analyses and political advocacy. UNAIDS contributes to prevent and reduce new HIV infections, AIDS related deaths and related stigma and discrimination and as such significantly contributes to end the epidemic as a public health threat by 2030 worldwide.


Access to Health Fund (ACCESS)

01.01.2019 - 31.12.2023

The Access to Health Fund (previously 3MDG), is strongly committed to deliver health services in conflict-affected areas to populations beyond the reach of government. By supporting State and Ethnic Health Organizations, the fund contributes to trust, fosters coordination, and mitigates causes of conflict. The Swiss contribution represents a continuation of support to Myanmar's health actors towards achieving universal health coverage.


Fondation Kantha Bopha – Dr med. Beat Richner

01.01.2019 - 30.09.2022

25 years of Dr Richner’s tireless efforts resulted in millions of children receiving free quality medical care at Kantha Bopha Hospitals. Despite his retirement early 2017, the five hospitals are operating smoothly with the management model he set up and the commitment of the Royal Government of Cambodia to maintain it. SDC’s financial support remains crucial until a sustainable Cambodian financing is found.


Primary Health Care (PHC)

01.01.2019 - 31.12.2022

The Primary Health Care project uses a convergent approach to improve the health status of vulnerable people in four conflict-affected townships in Kayin State. It contributes to peace, and brings together the Ministry of Health and Sports and Ethnic Health Organizations. Basic health services are strengthened through better coordination, training, supervision and supplies. Communities are empowered to achieve better health and feedback mechanisms are introduced. 


Accelerate Registration of Medical Products

01.01.2019 - 31.12.2021

Limited access to safe and efficacious quality medical products for people in low and middle-income countries has many reasons. One increasingly recognised factor are lengthy and unreliable product assessment and approval procedures for applicants. Through the Swiss Agency for Therapeutic Products and SDC, Switzerland has become one of the key partners in supporting African medicines regulatory systems become more efficient. Both will expand their engagement in Africa and globally.


BACKUP Health: Technical support for Global Fund country partners

01.01.2019 - 31.12.2022

The Global Fund aims at ending AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria as epidemics. It works with country-based partners. The coordination mechanism through which these partners operate often requires technical assistance. SDC’s support to BACKUP Health is meant to improve the effectiveness of the coordinating mechanisms in order to ensure that the activities supported by the Global Fund  benefit the poor and vulnerable populations. Experiences gathered by the BACKUP Health in countries will be used to influence strategic decisions at Board level.


PSPH – Private Sector Partnerships for Health

01.01.2019 - 31.07.2024

This project aims to contribute to overall health systems strengthening in Somalia. It supports sustainable private sector healthcare financing and service delivery through networks and associations of private providers. Thereby, the project improves access to quality and affordable service delivery, increasing the stability of the country, which is in the interest of Switzerland.


SDC Education Fund

01.01.2019 - 31.12.2022

As part of its increased commitment for Education and of the implementation of SDC’s Education Strategy, the SDC launches an Education Fund in order to incentivize innovation and the application of new approaches in basic education/vocational skills development and through educational activities across sectors. Innovation can have a catalytic effect on the effectiveness of programmes in and through education. Education is a core enabler for sustainable development and is an important lever in Switzerland’s commitment to promote human and economic development, peace and stability. 


Strengthen accountability for women’s, children’s and adolescents’ health

01.12.2018 - 31.12.2021

The Partnership for Maternal, Newborn & Child Health (PMNCH) ensures that efforts of the many stakeholders involved in maternal, newborn, child health as well as sexual and reproductive health and rights, are well coordinated at global and national level. SDC supports PMNCH’s accountability work so as to contribute to more effective and efficient use of resources in this priority public health area, including of the funding provided by Switzerland.


GAIN Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition – “Making markets work to improve the consumption of nutritious and healthy food”

01.12.2018 - 31.12.2021

Poor diets - too little food, too much food, or the wrong combinations of foods - are the number-one risk factor for ill health. What people eat depends on what is available on the market as well as accessible, affordable and desirable to consume. SDC supports the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition, a Swiss-based foundation, in facilitating the voluntary engagement of businesses in low and middle income countries to improve the consumption of nutritious and healthy foods, particularly among the vulnerable and poor.


Quality Evidence for Health System Transformation (QuEST) Network

01.12.2018 - 31.12.2024

In low and middle-income countries 5 million people die each year from treatable conditions despite seeking health care. This means that providing access to health services is not sufficient, but improving quality across the health system is needed. Together with Harvard University, regional research networks and Swiss academia, SDC supports the establishment of a global movement for innovative research to inform policy and cost-effective investments and to improve quality of health systems.


Global Alliance on Health and Pollution

01.12.2018 - 31.12.2023

Pollution causes more than 9 million premature deaths a year of which 92% occur in low and middleincome countries. Toxic pollution impedes economic and social development, costing countries around 2% of annual Gross Domestic Product. The Global Alliance on Health and Pollution (GAHP), assists these countries to address pollution-related issues by generating scientific evidence for raising awareness and tracking progress and by providing concrete technical and financial support.

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