You will find here informations about the ESTHER 2017 Projects, and a presentation document for each Project.

Establishing and expanding molecular HIV diagnostics in Lesotho: A collaboration with Butha-Buthe District Hospital and the Ministry of Health, Lesotho

Partners: District Health Management Team of Butha-Buthe (Lesotho); Central Laboratory Services of Lesotho (Ministry of Health); Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (SwissTPH); Molecular Virology, Department of Biomedicine, University of Basel

ESTHER Lesotho Project
Surveillance of Transmitted HIV-1 Drug Resistance in Drug-Naive and Newly Diagnosed Patients in Cameroon

Partners: Bamenda Regional Hospital, Cameroon; Ndop District Hospital, Cameroon; Kumba District Hospital, Cameroon; Ngaoundere Regional Hospital, Cameroon; University Hospital Zurich (Division of Infectious Diseases and Hospital Epidemiology)

ESTHER HIV Surveillance in Cameroon
Pilot Project: Integrated Primary Healthcare Project, – as part of the Makoko/Iwaya Waterfront Primary Healthcare System in Lagos, Nigeria

Partners: Arctic Infrastructure, Lagos Nigeria; Verein SUPPORT (Erlinsbach)

ESTHER Primary Healthcare Waterfront Makoko Lagos Nigeria
Strengthening capacity to optimally care for vulnerable groups at risk for sexually transmitted infections in Kampala, Uganda

Partners: Infectious Diseases Institute, Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Kampala (Uganda); University Hospital Zurich

ESTHER care for vulnerable groups at risk for STI Kampala Uganda
A partnership to tackle women and mothers with pregnancy related diabetes in Tanzania, Africa

Partners: Lugala Hospital, Malinyi via Ifakara, Tanzania; Diabetology Luzerner Kantonsspital, Luzern; SolidarMed, Luzern

ESTHER pregnancy related diabetes Tanzania
Care for HIV-infected mothers and their infants in a rural district of Tanzania

Partners: Ifakara Health Institute, Morogoro Region, Tanzania; Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute, Basel

ESTHER HIV care Ifakara Tanzania

ESTHER also supported the 3 following exploratory Projects, through our Start-Up Fund program:

Scale up infrastructure, specifically for gynaecological and obstetrics care according to local Master Plan, Bakulahar Ratnanagar Hospital, Tandi, Chitwan, Nepal

Partners: Bakulahar Ratnanagar Hospital, Tandi, Chitwan, Nepal; Spital Limmattal, Schlieren

ESTHER Gynecological and obstetrics care Ratnanagar Hospital Nepal
Improve care of patients infected with hepatitis B virus (HBV) infection in Senegal

Partners: Department of Infectious Diseases, Fann University Hospital, Dakar, Senegal; Department of Infectious Diseases, University Hospital Bern, Inselspital Bern

ESTHER HBV Care in Senegal
Improve HIV-IST prevention in RD du Congo

Partners: Communauté Baptiste du Fleuve Congo, Congo RDC ; Fondation Profa / Centre de compétences prévention VIH-IST, Programme Migration et Intimité, Lausanne