CRED Foundation has been founded at the end of 2003 by the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) through its Swiss Centre for International Health – SCIH. During 2003-2007, the first implemented project within the Romanian public health system by CRED was the Romanian – Swiss Neonatology Project “RoNeonat” funded by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, based on the intergovernmental agreement between the two countries.
The mission of CRED Foundation – The Romanian-Swiss Centre for Health Sector Development is to support the reform and modernization of the Romanian health care system, and through its team and associated consultants within projects, it can offer technical assistance and expertise on public health issues and health care management, being focused on the improvement of the health services’ quality as well as capacity development. The vision that CRED has is one of a responsible medical community, a strong healthcare system, driven by quality management principles and with continuing access of the medical staff to modern professional development opportunities.
CRED Foundation aims at introducing and implementing the concept of quality management at the level of the health services suppliers in Romania. CRED Foundation is a member of Guidelines International Network and an active actor within the process of clinical practice guidelines development within areas as neonatology and obstetrics-gynecology.
Press Conference (May 7, 2014) – Launching of projects "Improving quality of pre-hospital and hospital emergency services through the development and implementation of a training program" and "Improving quality of services in paediatric intensive care units through the development and implementation of a training program" within the Training Centre from the Emergency Receiving Unit of Floreasca Emergency Hospital. These projects, in total amount of over 1.5 million CHF, are carried out under the Framework Agreement between the Swiss Federal Council, represented by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation and Romanian Government, through the Ministry of Public Finances and Ministry of Health.
The international Conference "Community Integrated Health and Social Services" within the Swiss-Romanian Cooperation Program, Thematic Fund "Reform Fund linked to Health Issues" - "Widening the access to health and social services: Community integrated health and social services, held in Bucharest between 21-22.02.2014, was part of the capacity development process of the pre-selected local authorities within the three target districts: Botosani, Salaj and Tulcea.
If within the first part, the audience benefited from the presentations of national and international lecturers (France, Germany, UK, Tadjikistan, Kirghistan, Moldavia, Switzerland) who presented relevant experiences in providing community integrated medical and social services, the second part of the conference was dedicated to organizing focus groups with the representatives of the pre-selected communities, for identifying training needs.
Thematic Fund "Reform Fund linked to Health Issues" "Widening the access to health and social services: Community integrated health and social services"
The current project is addressing the rural communities and small towns from Botosani, Salaj and Tulcea districts. Its goal is to develop integrated, functional and locally administrated community medical assistance models, for increasing access to health care, especially for socially disadvantaged population, through close collaboration between health and social services. Click here to get more info.