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Pakistan: Contracts for Construction of 10 Regional Blood Centres


In the framework of Financial Cooperation (FC) between the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and the Federal Republic of Germany, the German Government committed Euro 17 million (PKR 1,689 million - KfW 15 million and GIZ 2 million) towards the reform plan of the Pakistan blood service programme. The provincial Governments will contribute Euro 13.2 million (PKR 1,308 million)...

MCA-Mongolia Health Project Publication of Achievements: a Resource for NCDI Activities


The five year MCA-Mongolia Non-communicable Diseases and Injuries (NCDIs) Health Project has proven to be a leader in country-wide activities to reduce levels of premature death and suffering from cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular and respiratory conditions, and traffic injuries.


Cambodia Vouchers Project: Preparing Phase II


Two key activities took place in the Cambodian KfW-funded ‘Vouchers for Reproductive Health Program’. The first, a Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) meeting in Siem Reap, Cambodia, took place at the end of May and included representatives from voucher...

Social Marketing Used to Combat HIV/AIDS in Congo Brazzaville


Social marketing strategies are successfully being used to affect a positive behavior change in the fight against HIV/AIDS in Congo-Brazzaville.


Salimata Coulibaly, key social marketing expert for the KfW-funded and EPOS implemented “Technical Assistance to the Social...

Cambodia: Voucher System to Aid Cervical Cancer Screening


A new draft national strategic plan for the prevention and control of non-communicable diseases is addressing pilot programmes for cervical cancer screenings. Presently, no national screening programme exists to identify more than 1,500 new cases of cervical cancer every year.

The KfW-funded Vouchers for...