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Back in Turkey: EPOS kick starts EU project to support blood transfusion system

03/27/2019

The transfusion of blood and its products saves millions of lives worldwide every day.  Access and timely availability of blood and blood products is essential to meet the demand. WHO's overall goal is for all countries to obtain all blood supplies from voluntary, unpaid donors by 2020. Governments must therefore promote policies and measures that create the infrastructure...

Modern methods improve family planning in rural Pakistan

02/18/2019

For some years, the German government has been supporting reproductive health in Pakistan by funding projects which offer comprehensive family planning services. 25% of married women in Pakistan have an unmet need for family planning. Maternal mortality is estimated at 276 deaths per 100,000 live births, and infant mortality is 78 deaths per 1000 live births.  Financed by...

Telemedicine feasibility study in Afghanistan completed

01/07/2019

EPOS recently completed a feasibility study for a telemedicine project in Afghanistan in order to support KfW in developing concrete projects related to innovations in the health sector.  The aim of the potential project is to improve the accessibility and availability of basic health services for the under-served and remote population. It should build on existing...

WHAT HAPPENED IN 2018

12/17/2018

An eventful year 2018 is coming to an end for EPOS, and an exciting 2019 is just around the corner. We have made significant contributions to addressing some of the most critical health issues in developing countries.

Highlights of 2018

Achieving Universal Health Coverage (UHC) is one of the most pressing global issues. We are pleased to be...

Drug abuse in the Philippines: EPOS supports new care model for treatment clinics

06/19/2018

More than 1.3 million people in the Philippines are registered as drug users.  So far, detention and deterrence have been the primary intervention. Relapse is seen as a criminal offence and can lead to imprisonment of 6-12 years. Under the EU Philippine Health Sector Reform (EU-PHSRC) program, EPOS Health Management assisted in the conceptualization and piloting of a...

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