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Malawi: New HMIS and QM Projects Launched


Project launches were held in Malawi at the end of 2013 for two new EPOS-implemented projects: 1) Strengthening of the Malawian Health Management Information System (HMIS) at national and decentralized level (GIZ-funded); and 2)...

Yemen: Twinning Workshop


A twinning workshop between Taiz and Hajjah Health Development Councils (HDCs) took place on November 27-28th in Yemen. The workshop, organised to establish a twinning approach to support strengthening of the decentralisation mechanism and to experience exchange, was held as part of the EU-funded ‘Assistance to the Reproductive Health and Population Programme II...

Supporting Recovery Efforts in the Philippines


EPOS recently donated 1,000 EUR to the Karl Kübel Foundation Campaign “Hessen Hilft/Hessen Helps”– a fundraising effort to assist families and children living on the Philippine island of Bantayan which was nearly razed to the ground during Typhoon Haiyan in November. According to official...

Pan-Caribbean: HIV Testing Campaign launched in St. Maarten


A launch party in the Caribbean for a new island-wide HIV testing Campaign takes place on November 29th in Pt. de Plaisance, St. Maarten. Co-ordinated by the HIV & AIDs Programme Management Team, St. Maarten AIDS Foundation and AIDES, including the GIZ-funded project...

Achieving Sustainable Hospital Outcomes and Scale Up Potential: Revisiting a Post-Tsunami Hospital Project


Devastated by the Boxing Day tsunami of 2004, Dr. Zainoel Abidin Hospital (RSUZA) in Banda Aceh, Indonesia, was re-built with finance from the German Development Bank (KfW) and officially re-opened in January 2010. The hospital design was based on a detailed master plan which...