Previously Funded Partnerships

Guinea, Conakry, University Hospital of Lausanne and University Hospital of Conakry: Set-up of a sustainable training collaboration in perinatal medicine (Start-up)

Final Report: ESTHER 2019 Guinea Conakry

Cameroon, Hôpital du Jura Bernois and Yaounde General Hospital: Improving management of time-related complications in HIV patients in Cameroon (Start-up)

Final Report:  ESTHER 2019 Cameroon


Cameroon, University Hospitals Geneva, Ministry of Health Cameroon, Hospital of Dschang district, Hospital of Mfou district: Promoting comprehensive cervical cancer prevention and better women’s health in Cameroon

Final Report: ESTHER 2018 Cameroon

Peru, University Hospitals Geneva, University Cayetano Heredia, Salud Sin Limites: Improving HIV and STD care services for indigeneous people in the Peruvian Amazon

Final Report: ESTHER 2018 Peru

Guinea, Conakry, University Hospital Bern, CM-MPA Macenta (Guinea Ferestière) University Hospital Dakar (Senegal): Introduction of point-of-care HIV viral load measurement in Macenta, “Go Viral”

Final Report: ESTHER 2018 Guinea Conakry 

Senegal, University Hospital Bern, CHNU Fann University Hospital, Senegal: Improving care of patients with chronic hepatitis B infection in Senegal through training of key personnel

Final Report: ESTHER 2018 Senegal

Cameroon, University Hospitals Geneva, ASCRES Geneva, CIRES Cameroon, Public district hospital of Akonolinga: Pilot project to define a package of essential gynecological care integrated in a rural hospital “One day test and treat”

Final Report: ESTHER 2018 Cameroon Akonolinga

Zambia, University of Bern (ISPM), Centre for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia, Cervical Cancer Prevention Program in Zambia: Colposcopy Telemedicine partnership: strengthening cervical cancer screening in Zambia

Final Report: ESTHER 2018 Zambia

Senegal, licit LLC Bern, Bern University Hospital, CEPIAD, CHNU Fann University Hospital Dakar: Improving linkage to care of injection drug users in Senegal by establishing cost-efficient and tailored outreach programs with special consideration of women (Start-up)

Final Report: ESTHER 2018 Senegal Start-up

Papua New Guinea, University of Bern (ISPM), Papua New Guinea Institute of Medical Research: Partnership to improve antimicrobial treatment and stewardship for infections in pregnancy in Papua New Guinea (Start-up)

Final Report: ESTHER 2018 PNG Start-up


Lesotho, Swiss Tropical Public Health Institute, University of Basel, District Health Management Team of Butha-Buthe, Central Laboratory Services of Lesotho: Establishing and expanding molecular HIV diagnostics in Lesotho

Final Report: ESTHER 2017 Lesotho

Cameroon, University Hospital Zurich, Bamenda Regional Hospital, Ndop District Hospital, Kumba District Hospital, Ngaoundere Regional Hospital: Surveillance of Transmitted HIV-1 Drug resistant in Drug-naive and newly diagnosed patients

Final Report: ESTHER 2017 Cameroon

Nigeria, Verein Support Erlinsbach, Arcic Infrastructure, Lagos: Integrated Primary Healthcare Project as part of the Makoko/Iwaya Waterfront Primary Healthcare System in Lagos

Final Report: ESTHER 2017 Nigeria

Uganda, University Hospital Zurich, Infectious Diseases Institute, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala: Strengthening capacity to optimally care for vulnerable groups at risk for sexually transmitted infections in Kampala

Final Report: ESTHER 2017 Uganda

Tanzania, Kantonsspital Luzern, Solidarmed, Lugala Hospital, Ifakara Health Institute: A partnership to tackle women and mothers with pregnancy related diabetes in Tanzania

Final Report: ESTHER 2017 Tanzania Diabetes

Tanzania, Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute Basel, Ifakara Health Institute Morogoro Region Tanzania: Care for HIV-infected mothers and their infants in a rural district of Tanzania

Final Report: ESTHER 2017 Tanzania HIV

Nepal, Spital Limmattal, Schlieren, Bakulahar Ratnanagar Hospital Tandi Chtiwan Nepal: Scale-up infrastructure, specifically for gynaecological and obstetrics care according to local master plan (Start-up)

Final Report: ESTHER 2017 Nepal

Senegal, University Hopsital Bern, Inselspital Bern, Fann University Hospital Dakar: Improve care of patients infected with hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in Senegal (Start-up)

Final Report: ESTHER 2017 Senegal

Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Fondation Profa/ Centre de Compétence prévention VIH/IST, Lausanne, Communauté Baptiste du Fleuve Congo: Improve HIV-IST prevention in DRC (Start-up)

Final Report: ESTHER 2017 DRC