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Laos: RBF Audit Supports World Bank MCH Programme


An EPOS led project team is currently conducting a third-party audit to support implementation of a results-based financing (RBF) scheme as part of the World Bank funded Free Maternal and Child Health (Free MCH) programme. The RBF scheme reimburses public facilities for the provision of complete maternal package and prevention and promotion services for children under five...

Algeria: IT Innovation Award for EU-PASS Project Experts


ESMA, a web-based application platform, won the best IT Innovation Award for the Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise (SME) Category at the 2013 Med-IT Conference ceremonies held on September 25thin Algiers, Algeria.

ESMA was used to create a health human resources (HR) management tool under Healthcare HR DZ within the context of the EU-funded Health Sector...

Pakistan: Regional Blood Center in Gilgit - One of Ten Underway


As part of the development of an independent safe and efficiently operated blood transfusion service, the Government of Germany – through the KfW-funded Safe Blood Transfusion Programme - is supporting Pakistan’s Blood Transfusion Programme in the planning, constructing and equipping of 10 Regional Blood Centers (RBCs).

A KfW German Development Bank delegation,...

Northern Afghanistan: New Health Center Handover


Handover ceremonies of the twenty-room, three hundred square meter Gala Batur Basic Health Center took place on September 15th outside the village of Taloqan in Takhar Province, North Afghanistan. The $230,000 (USD) purpose-built Health Center was constructed over the past 16 months as part of the KfW funded...

Pakistan: Construction Start of BSL 3 TB Laboratory


Foundation stone laying  ceremonies took place in Peshawar, Pakistan, on September 9th marking the construction start of a EUR 400,000 world-class tuberculosis (TB) biosafety level 3 (BSL 3) laboratory as part of the KfW funded ‘TB Control Programme in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’ project. EPOS is leading the implementation of this project in consortium with GOPA...