2006

Training for the medical personnel involved in providing health care to the patients with sexually-transmitted diseases – STD (Pregătirea personalului medical implicat în asistenţa medicală a pacienţilor suferind de infecţii cu transmitere sexuală )

Objective – to reduce the risk of HIV/AIDS transmission among the population of Romania by ensuring an adequate training of the medical personnel involved in providing health care to the patients with sexually-transmitted diseases and to their partners, according to the diagnosis and treatment guide, thus facilitating the early detection of STD cases.

The results have included:

  • The development of an evaluation study of the training needs for the 3 medical personnel categories – family physicians, dermato-venerologic physicians and dermato-venerologic nurses.
  • The development of the training curriculum and course support for family physicians, dermato-venerologic physicians and dermato-venerologic nurses, which were then reviewed by the Health Ministry and certified by the Romanian College of Physicians. 4950 of course kits were edited and printed.
  • On-line courses  - the development of the on-line courses for the family physicians, the certification of the course for the distance learning platform by the Romanian College of Physicians (8 EMC hours).
  • The set-up of a Train the Trainer on the STD thematics, during which 57 family physicians and dermatovenerologic physicians were trained (identified in the Training Centers in Iasi, Cluj, Bucuresti and Timisoara).
  • The training on STD thematics of the following:  4000 family physicians, 550 dermatovenerologic physicians, 251 dermatovenerologic nurses.

Duration – June – December 2006 (the project covered the June 2006 – August 2007)

Financing body – The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Fondul Global de Luptă Împotriva HIV/SIDA, Tuberculozei şi Malariei through the Ministry of Public Health – the Project Implementation Unit for the Global Fund, The World Bank.

 

 

Mass-media campaign to promote voluntary and non-renumerated blood donation among Romanian youngsters (Campanie mass-media pentru promovarea donării voluntare şi neremunerate de sânge, în rândul tinerilor români)

Objective  -to ensure sufficient blood is donated at national level to meet the needs of Romania and to further increase public awareness on voluntary and non-remunerated blood donation.

The results have included:

  • Media campaign developed and implemented
  • 3 omnibus studies for evaluating the effectiveness of the campaign

Duration – June – December 2006 (in its second phase, the project has covered the period June 2006 – September 2007)

Financing body - The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Fondul Global de Luptă Împotriva HIV/SIDA, Tuberculozei şi Malariei through the Ministry of Public Health – the Project Implementation Unit for the Global Fund.

 

 

Promoting HIV/AIDS/ITS risk-free behaviours in the general population, with focus on youngsters of 15-24 years (Promovarea unor comportamente fără risc HIV/AIDS/ITS, pentru populația generală, în special pentru tineri de 15-24 ani)

Objective – reducing the HIV/AIDS/ITS incidence levels in the general population and especially among youngsters of 15-24 years by promoting safe behaviors like condom use

Results for 2006 have included:

  • The development, implementation and evaluation of information, educational, and communication campaigns at local and national levels, targeting the young population (especially the 15-24 age group) for the promotion of safe behaviors
  • Increasing the awareness of the local authorities on the importance of this theme

Duration – June - December 2006 (proiectul a acoperit perioada iunie 2006- decembrie 2008)

Financing body - The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Fondul Global de Luptă Împotriva HIV/SIDA, Tuberculozei şi Malariei through the Ministry of Public Health – the Project Implementation Unit for the Global Fund

 

 

REMSSy IV – Creating the regional emergency care systems (Crearea sistemelor regionale de asistenţă medicală de urgenţă)

Objective – to increase the survival rate of the patients who use the emergency care services by increasing the quality of these services

The results in 2006 have included:

  • Unique training curriculum for emergency care  personnel
  • The delivery of emergency-care training to ca. 60% of the emergency care units personnel from the 61 county hospitals and county Ambulance Services
  • Strengthening of the emergency care status
  • Strengthening the capacity of the emergency care system
  • Building the local authorities’ capacity to organize and finance first-aid teams (in the rural areas)
  • Increasing the quality of the emergency care services at local (county) level through the development of adequate standards, protocols and mechanisms

Duration – January - December 2006 (the project covered the period July 2005 - December 2007)

Financing body – Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation

 

 

The development of the management capacity of the Local Coordination Groups created as part of the JSI project „Initiative for the health of the family” (Dezvoltarea capacităților manageriale ale grupurilor de coordonare locală (GCL) constituite în cadrul proiectului JSI "Inițiativă pentru sănătatea familiei")

Objective – the active involvement of the target groups (the Local Coordination Groups from the 11 pilot cities selected for the „Initiative for the health of the family” project) in the development of managerial skills, so that they are capable to plan, implement and monitor effectively the interventions they coordinate.

The results have included:

  • 1 report for the evaluation of the training needs
  • 1 management training toolkit developed and presented

Duration – March 2006 – January 2007

Financing body – JSI Research and Training

 

 

The evaluation of the Roma medical mediators program (Evaluarea programului mediatorilor sanitari roma)

Objective – to evaluate the effectiveness of the Roma medical mediators program

The results have included:

  • The development and usage of evaluation methods/measures
  • 1 research and analysis report for the evaluation of the program effectiveness

Duration – September 2006 –January 2007

Financing body  – John Snow Institute of Research and Training

 

 

The reform process of the Saudi Arabia health system (Procesul de reformă a sistemului de sănătate din Arabia Saudită)

Objective – to improve the efficiency of the King Faisal hospital

The results have included:

  • 1 SWOT report on the AR-DRG mechanism implementation
  • 1 action plan to  improve the efficiency of the hospital
  • The delivery of training on the effective ICD10AM implementation

Duration – March 2006

Financing body  – King Faisal Specialist and Research Hospital

 

 

Improving the hospital-level decision mechanisms (Îmbunătățirea mecanismelor de decizie la nivelul spitalului  - Spitalul Floreasca București)

Objective – to improve the hospital resource allocation

The results have included:

  • Analysis report of the clinical, financial and resource-utilization activities
  • Recommendations to improve services
  • Report for cost modelling
  • Training the staff on DRG coding

Duration – January – December 2006 (proiectul a acoperit perioada ianuarie 2006 – decembrie 2007)

Financing body – The Emergency Hospitals Foundation

 

 

Training program for the hospitals under the Transportation Ministry network (Program de formare pentru spitalele din cadrul Ministerului Transporturilor)

Objective – to facilitate the implementation and integration of the Transportation Ministry health insurance sub-system under the national DRG system for payments and financing

Results in 2006 have included – the development and delivery of training courses on the DRG system for the relevant personnel

Duration – February – December 2006 (the project covered the period February 2006 - July 2008)

Financing body – The Transportation Ministry Health Contributions/Insurance House