Maternity Upgrade 2, Kenya
Since August 2023, VAMED is providing training to the clinical staff of 20 maternity wards throughout Kenya. The topics covered by the training are hospital hygiene and waste management, emergency obstetrics and neonatology. The project will run for 1.5 years.
Hospital Bid Wajadir / Djibouti
VAMED is providing training to the clinical, technical and administrative personnel of the Hospital Bid Wajadir. The clinical training will focus on the areas of all medical specialties that will be offered in the hospital and are new to Djibouti. The project was signed in April 2023 and will start in January 2024 und run for 5.5 years.
Starting in June 2023, VAMED is implementing a project financed by the World Bank focusing on the establishment and implementation of an emergency medical services system in Mongolia, including provision of capacity building, updating of emergency care protocols and upgrading of the Ulaanbaatar City Emergency Center into National Emergency Care Center. The project runs for 2 years.
Urology Center Korle Bu, Ghana
VAMED is providing training to doctors and nurses in urology and nephrology at the Urology and Nephrology Centre of Excellence at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital in Ghana. The training is comprised of e-learning programs in medical equipment maintenance and facility engineering maintenance, as well as on-site in-class training in operating theater management, sterilization and hygiene. In addition, training in medical equipment maintenance is being provided in the UK. The project started in March 2023 and runs until 2024.
National Center for Maternal and Child Health II, Mongolia
Since November 2019, VAMED is providing doctors from the National Center for Maternity and Children in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, observerships at the Vienna General Hospital (Austria) covering various topics in gynecology, pediatrics and neonatology. In addition, in-class training is being provided by experts from the Medical University of Vienna on topics such as morphology, biopsy, immunohistochemistry technology, hematology, oncology, microbiology, as well as practical user training of MRI, CT, interventional radiology and ultrasound devices.
East Africa’s Centre Of Excellence for Biomedical Engineering and E-Health (CEBE), Rwanda
Since June 2021, VAMED is providing consultancy services for the development of key strategic documents of East Africa’s Centre of Excellence for Biomedical Engineering and E-Health (CEBE). The project aims to develop a strategy for 2021-2026 and to ensure that CEBE can offer high-quality services in biomedical engineering, rehabilitation and e-health.
Orio District Healthcare, Ghana
Since April 2022 VAMED is providing training to clinical and technical personnel from 5 small hospitals in the western region of Ghana. Topics covered include hygiene and infection control, communicable diseases, maternal and neonatal care, OR room management, laboratory services, hospital management and health promotion and disease prevention. Training is being provided by VAMED experts and by experts from the University of Amsterdam’s Amsterdam University Medical Centers.
Implementation of the Quality of Care in Eswatini Health Sector, Eswatini
VAMED is supporting the government of Eswatini in implementing a quality of care (QoC) system for the healthcare sector in Eswatini. The VAMED project team is meeting with senior MOH staff members and those who are involved in quality management in order to provide technical reviews and guidance in understanding QoC and define quality management systems. The team will also guide the implementation of QoC standards.