China

China

 

Official name: People’s Republic of China

Capital City: Beijing

Official language: Mandarin

Albion International work for China:

  • China-Australia Health and HIV/AIDS Facility (CAHHF) – Strengthening HIV testing, surveillance and interventions through providing syphilis screening and treatment (2009 – 2012)

Key Focus: Evaluation

Project Coordinator: Burnet Institute (Australia)

Donor: Australian Agency for International Development

Albion International completed a situation analysis and training to improve capacity of provincial CDCs and hospitals in prevention and control of emerging and re-emerging infectious diseases

  • Infection Control and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) Preparedness (September 2003 – Jan 2004)

KEY FOCUS: Infection control and severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)

Project Coordinator: Ministry of Health (China)

Donor: World Health Organization – Western Pacific Regional Office (WPRO)

Albion International was included in the SARS Team for WPRO. The activity included briefing of key stakeholders and training of clinical and infection control health professionals.

  • Australia Xinjiang HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care Project (2002 – 2007)

KEY FOCUS: Multidisciplinary care and treatment capacity building

Project Coordinator: Melbourne Development Institute

Donor: AusAID

This project is one of the largest health projects funded through Australia’s official aid program. The purpose was to increase the capacity of Xinjiang’s health system to respond to the HIV epidemic with effective multi-sectoral prevention and care programs. The Albion International was the key technical partner in a consortium with Melbourne Development Institute (managing contractors), the Australian Centre for Health Promotion, the Key Centre for Women’s Health and the Australian Research Centre for Sex, Health and Society. Albion International contributions were in the areas of medical, nursing, infection control, counselling, palliative care, home based care and nutrition in three provincial sites: Urumqi, Yining and Kashgar.

  • Technical Protocol Guidance Documents Review (March­–April 2004)
China

KEY FOCUS: Treatment, Care and Support

Project Coordinator: Albion International

Donor: World Health Organization – Western Pacific Regional Office (WPRO)

Albion International reviewed and revised draft technical protocol/managerial guidance documents in China on HIV care and treatment incorporating inputs from the Ministry of Health and high level provincial authorities.

  • Review and Draft of National Voluntary Counselling and Testing Guidelines (December 2003 – February 2004)

KEY FOCUS: Voluntary counselling and testing

Project Coordinator: Albion International

Donor: World Health Organization – Western Pacific Regional Office

Albion International reviewed and developed a draft of the National Voluntary Counselling and Testing guidelines in China.

  • World Bank/AusAID: China Health VII Disease Prevention Project (January 1997 – March 2000)

KEY FOCUS: HIV prevention and education

Project Coordinator: Albion International

Donor: The World Bank and AusAID

This project delivered technical assistance and seminars to the Chinese Ministry of Health in health promotion programs targeting sexually transmissible infections, HIV, non-communicable diseases and injury in Beijing, Tianjin, Shanghai, Chengdu, Liuzhou, Louyang, Waihai and Sydney. The Albion International implemented this activity with the School of Health Promotion, University of Sydney.

  • Capacity Building exercise with Beijing Ditan Hospital to assist with obtaining WHO Collaborating Centre status
China

KEY FOCUS: Capacity Building

Project Coordinator: Albion International

Donor: World Health Organization – Western Pacific Regional Office

Albion International was contracted to assist the Bejing Ditan Hospital in its application to become a WHO Collaborating Centre. The detailed activities were as follows:

  • Review and assess the hospital's existing documentation for WHO collaborating centre status;
  • Formulate a strategy and timeline for the development of a draft submission according to WHO collaborating centre submission requirements;
  • Review the hospital’s draft and final submissions, making recommendations for consideration.