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28 November 2016
Women’s associations take on violence against women in Por...

On November 25th, first of the 16 days of activism to eliminate violence against women, the network of women’s associations of Port Sudan, supported by the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation – AICS, gathered together sharing experiences and formulating actions to reduce the number of young girls and women affected by different forms of violence and gender based discrimination. Women … Leggi

27 October 2016
Italy Contributes to UNICEF Work in Sudan: Prevention and Co...

Khartoum, 25 October 2016: The Italian Government, through the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation, will provide €500,000 for a new UNICEF-implemented project in Red Sea State. The 12-month project is to be implemented in 5 localities in the Eastern State with an aim to prevent and control malnutrition in the region, specifically targeting children under 5, pregnant and lactating women. … Leggi

26 October 2016
Italy and Sudan side by side to improve social services for ...

Workshop training in basic psychological assistance, communicative strategies and play therapy, as well as Training of Trainers advanced courses in psychology and social work has started for the staff of the orphanages in Khartoum, Maygooma, Dar Almustakbel for Boys, DarAlmustakbel for Girls and the Alternative Family Care System, for a total of 240 participants. The training courses, one of the … Leggi

24 October 2016
New agricultural techniques pave the way towards higher prod...

Most farmers in areas of Eastern Sudan rely on traditional farming techniques that have proved ineffective in producing sufficient crops. The Italian Agency for Development Cooperation-AICS, within its Poverty Alleviation Project in the States of Kassala and Red Sea, is currently working to organize training sessions with farmers in these areas to instill proper planting techniques with an aim to … Leggi

12 October 2016
Launch of a database for humanitarian aid in Sudan...

The Italian Agency for Development and Cooperation was invited to the launch of Sudan Aid Information Database-SAID and Monitoring & Evaluation-M&E Systems, organized by the Ministry of International Cooperation-MIC and the United Nations Development Programme-UNDP at Corinthia Hotel on the 6th of September. Representatives of the two partners of the project, Selva Ramchandran, UNDP Country Director and Dr. Kamal Hassan … Leggi

11 October 2016
Health Promotion, the door to a primary right...

 “Health promotion is the process of enabling people to increase control over, and to improve, their health. It moves beyond the focus on individual behavior towards a wide range of social and environmental interventions” says the World Health Organization. This concept explains the Health Promotion Campaign launched on August, by the joint efforts of Health Promotion Department and Local Health … Leggi

25 September 2016
Massalama Sudan! The experience of Valentina Actis Danna wit...

Miss Valentina Actis Danna has worked for the Italian Cooperation in Sudan from 2013 to July 2016. She started as a fellow within the UN Fellowships Programme (funded by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs): through this initiative, young people are selected for a one-year placement in the field offices of either International Organizations or the Italian Development Cooperation; in … Leggi

18 September 2016
Health Promotion: the key of access for a right for all...

 Different departments within the Ministry of Health-MoH including Reproductive Health, Health Promotion, Primary Health Care, and Expanded Programme on Immunization, joined efforts with the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation and the Local Health Authority in delivering full service package for pregnant and lactating women and children under five for three full days starting from July the 18th. The village of … Leggi

14 September 2016
IOM and AICS unite to strengthen Migration Management in Sud...

On the 31st August 2016, the International Organization for Migration-IOM Sudan trained 40 Sudanese Police Officers on dealing with human trafficking, smuggling and identifying imposter documentation. The training session is within the frame work of IOM’s “Enhancing Sudan’s Technical Capacity on Migration Management”, a 800,000 Euro Italian Agency for Development Cooperation AICS funded Project. The training, held in the Sudan Immigration … Leggi

29 August 2016
Job Announcement – Program Manager Secretary/Assistant Coo...

The Embassy of Italy in Khartoum  invites interested and qualified candidates to participate in the selection of one Program Manager Secretary / Assistant Coordinator for the Italian Cooperation Office in Khartoum, in the framework of the project “Improve the Health Status of Vulnerable Populations  in Eastern Sudan”Please click here Program Manager Secretary /Assistant Coordinator – IHSVP  for the complete announcement.The deadline … Leggi

29 August 2016
Job Announcement – Wash Field Officer in the Eastern Stat...

The Embassy of Italy in Khartoum  invites interested and qualified candidates to participate in the selection of one WASH FIELD OFFICER for Italian Cooperation  in the Eastern States, in the framework of the project “Improve the Health Status of Vulnerable Populations  in Eastern Sudan” Please click here WASH Field Officer – IHSVP  for the complete announcement.The deadline for the application … Leggi

4 August 2016
Blood: element of life and for life...

Health medical equipment for laboratories, refrigerators for better management of the blood bank, various consumables in addition to a car were handed over to the Ministry of Health of the State of Kassala, in the context of the activities of the project “Strengthening health laboratory and blood transfusion services in Eastern Sudan” while funded by the Italian Agency for Development … Leggi

31 July 2016
Water for humans and animals alike...

Water is a crucial element of survival not only for humans but even for plants and animals alike. More so in regions where the majority of people are either farmers or shepherds and a search for a better life is only possible through a prospering environment. However, the extreme weather conditions of certain localities in Eastern Sudan, makes agricultural activities in … Leggi

27 July 2016
Health cooperation passes through training: 40 new Health Pr...

What people living in the remote areas of Sudan need the most is a new perception of the health services as a warranty for a safer life. That’s why the role of health promoters is becoming increasingly important in local communities. In this context a training program was organized in Health Promotion of Primary Health Care-PHC in the Midwifery school … Leggi

27 July 2016
A Partogram well-received!...

A method invented by Philpott and Castle in the early 70s to facilitate the work of midwives, the partogram is intended to provide an accurate record of the progress of labour. In this way, without the use of machinery, it is possible to monitor the period before delivery: which begins, in fact, when the woman reaches a dilation of 4 … Leggi

24 July 2016
Job Announcement – Field Engineer in Kassala...

The Embassy of Italy in Khartoum  invites interested and qualified candidates to participate in the selection of ONE FIELD ENGINEER for the Italian Cooperation Office in KASSALA State, in the framework of the project “Promoting Qualitative Health  Services in Eastern Sudan” Please click here  PQHS – Kassala Field Engineer for the complete announcementThe deadline for the application is on the 4th of August … Leggi

21 July 2016
Nelson Mandela International Day...

“Take Action, Inspire change” is the theme of this year’s celebration of Nelson Mandela International Day, which took place in “Ja’afar Ibn Ouf Children Hospital” on the 18th of July in Khartoum. This event serves as a tribute to a man who was an embodiment of principles also advocated by the international communities working in development and cooperation, of which … Leggi

4 July 2016
Caring for the orphans in Khartoum...

In anticipation of Eid celebrations, a wide assortment of beds, mattresses, closets, dinner tables and electrical equipment, to benefit orphans – especially those with disabilities, made part of a series of donations from the Italian Agency for Development Cooperation within its “Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities” Programme, to three orphanages in the capital: Dar Al-Mustakbel … Leggi

29 May 2016
Coming Together for Women Empowerment...

Khartoum- 25th May- A meeting between representatives of UN Women in Sudan and the Ambassador of Italy, Fabrizio Lobasso, together with the director of Italian Agency for Development Cooperation-AICS in Sudan, Alberto Bortolan, took place in the headquarters of the Agency in Khartoum.UN Women requested this meeting, due to the good reputation Italy has accumulated in the humanitarian field in … Leggi

26 May 2016
Social Integration Through Language...

12th May- Khartoum- Earlier this month Khartoum witnessed the birth of a new cultural facility for the teaching of Italian language; Comboni Italian Center-CIC. The Italian Agency for Development Cooperation-AICS’ involvement in the inauguration wasn’t limited to the presence of its director, Alberto Bortolan, but surpassed it to having two of its local staff among the first students to pass … Leggi

25 May 2016
Italy and European Union in Support of Health Services...

KHARTOUM, May 22nd – Two cars have been donated by the Italian Cooperation to the locality of Sinkat under the European health programme ‘Promoting Qualitative Health Services-PQHS’. This programme along with ‘Improve the Health Status of Vulnerable Population-IHSVP’ are two health projects running in a parallel way under the ‘Strengthening Sudan Health Services-SSHS’ initiative funded by the European Union and … Leggi

18 May 2016
Empowering Women Associations in Port Sudan...

8th-12th May–Port Sudan: The Italian Agency for Development Cooperation- AICS has organised a Training for Trainers in Leadership and Community Mobilization, in collaboration with the State Ministry of Social Cultural and Media Affairs and in partnership with Afhad University for Women.12 women representing different associations were involved in the project, motivated to reinforce their leadership and project management skills in … Leggi

5 May 2016
Projects and proposals paving the way for a strong partnersh...

The meeting in Khartoum between the Governor of Gedaref and the Director of Italian Agency for Development Cooperation-AICS, that took place in the agency’s headquarters in Khartoum, has confirmed the excellent relations between the two parties and has sowed new seeds for the future.The Governor of Gedaref, Merghani Salih, during a recent visit the capital, wanted to meet the director … Leggi

3 May 2016
Primary Health Care: a right for all...

Published on La Cooperazione Informa – March 2016In the State of Gedaref Italy is carrying out the project “Tawali Ma Akum” (Always With You). The objective is to create health awareness with full participation of the local authorities.In the State of Gedaref, Italy through European funding is engaged in the realization of a project that is contributing to the creation of … Leggi

3 May 2016
Migration floods: New challenges for the future...

Published on La Cooperazione Italiana Informa – February 2016The joint delegation from the Italian Ministry of Interior and Ministry of International Affairs and International Cooperation, visited Kassala, in the East of Sudan, and Wad Sharifey, a refugee camp which in 2015 registered the arrival of 20 people per day.Kassala mountains rise elegantly on the wide valleys of the area. Since … Leggi

3 May 2016
Port Sudan: Better Laboratory Services thanks to the new blo...

After a long afternoon of waiting, a new blood analysis device has been finally installed in the laboratory of the Obstetric Teaching Hospital in Port Sudan, with the presence of the medical staff that seemed tried but nonetheless excited with the arrival of this latest technology. Among the representatives of the State Ministry of Health were; the Hospital Director, Dr. … Leggi

21 April 2016
Raising health awareness among the minds of tomorrow...

The Italian Cooperation in Sudan was invited to give a presentation on health issues at the European Union Headquarters in Central Khartoum to the students of Khartoum International Community School-KICS. This institutional visit came after the students’ request to meet experts in order to have information and data for their school research on health. The meeting was opened by an … Leggi

18 April 2016
The locality of Sinkat as a model of a functioning health di...

2016 has kicked off with public recognition for the work of the Italian Cooperation-IC in the locality of Sinkat, in the Red Sea state. The Cooperation is active, in this region, on two health programs; Promoting Qualitative Health Services-PQHS and Improving Health Status of Vulnerable Population-IHSVP. These two programs funded by the EU while implemented by the IC, share the … Leggi

24 February 2016
Outcome for tender PQHS/CW/05 CIG 6365444290...

Outcome for tender PQHS/CW/05 CIG 6365444290, for the construction of health facilities in Wasat Locality –Gedaref State, belonging to the program “Promoting Qualitative Health Services in Eastern Sudan” The Italian Cooperation is informing that, on Feb 24, 2016, Elfadel Company has been awarded for the construction of health facilities in Wasat Locality –Gedaref State, belonging to the program “Promoting Qualitative … Leggi

24 February 2016
Vocational Training in Sudan: A meal and hope for the future...

Published on the Italian Cooperation monthly issue- January In Khartoum’s industrial zone resides a technical training center run by the Salesian fathers who host, each year, numerous youths from refugee camps or juvenile prisons of the country. Thanks to Italian funds , the boys are able to follow professional courses to better equip them to find jobs and secure a … Leggi

23 February 2016
Outcome for tender PQHS CW 03 – CIG 6365461098...

Outcome for tender PQHS CW 03 – CIG 6365461098, for the construction of health facilities in Rahad Locality –Gedaref State, belonging to the program “Promoting Qualitative Health Services in Eastern Sudan” The Italian Cooperation is informing that, on Feb 14, 2016, Thiraga Company has been awarded for the construction of health facilities in Rahad Locality –Gedaref State, belonging to the … Leggi

21 February 2016
Job Announcement: LOGISTICS OFFICER, Gadaref State...

The Embassy of Italy in Khartoum – Italian Cooperation invites interested and qualified candidates to participate in the selection of LOGISTICS OFFICER for the Italian Cooperation Office in Gadaref State, in the framework of the project “Improve the Health Status of Vulnerable Populations in Eastern Sudan”  Please click here for the complete LOGISTICS OFFICER announcement The deadline for the application is on the 6th of march at 12.00 … Leggi

21 February 2016
JOB ANNOUNCEMENT: ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER/ Ref:02/SUDAN/10...

The Italian Development Cooperation Agency – Section of Khartoum, in the framework of the project “Improving living conditions of women in Port Sudan through the enhancement of RH services in Tagadom Rural Hospital and Health Center Omar Ibn Al Khattab and strengthening of women associations” – AID 10641, financed by the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, promotes … Leggi

17 February 2016
Outcome for tender PQHS/CW/04CIG 63655108D46 Lot 2, for the ...

Outcome for tender PQHS/CW/04CIG 63655108D46 Lot 2, for the construction of health facilities in Sinkat Locality –Red Sea State, belonging to the program “Promoting Qualitative Health Services in Eastern Sudan” The Italian Cooperation is informing that, on Feb 17, 2016, Trade Hook company has been awarded for the construction of health facilities in Sinkat Locality –Red Sea State, belonging to … Leggi

4 February 2016
Job Announcement...

The Italian Development Cooperation Agency, Section of the Embassy of Italy in Khartoum, in the framework of the program “Technical Assistance to Federal Ministry of Health in Khartoum”, promotes an expression of interest for the below mentioned position: SENIOR HEALTH ADVISOR  Click here to download the  Expression of Interest -Technical Assistance Deadline for application: 14th of February

4 February 2016
Job Announcement...

The Italian Development Cooperation Agency, Section of the Embassy of Italy in Khartoum, in the framework of the program “Technical Assistance to Federal Ministry of Health in Khartoum”, promotes an expression of interest for the below mentioned position: SENIOR HEALTH ADVISOR  Click here to download the  Expression of Interest -Technical Assistance Deadline for application: 14th of February

27 January 2016
Job Announcement -Health Advisor in Kassala...

The Italian Embassy of Khartoum in the framework of “Promoting Qualitative Health Services in Eastern Sudan – PQHS”, program financed by European Union promotes a selection for 2 below mentioned position: HEALTH ADVISOR –  For the Italian Cooperation Office in KASSALA Click here to download the announcement: Health Advisor Kassala Deadline for application: 15th of February at 12.00 am

26 January 2016
Job Announcement at the Italian Development Cooperation Agen...

The Italian Development Cooperation Agency, in the framework of the “Poverty Alleviation Project for the States of Red Sea and Kassala”,promotes a selection for the two below mentioned position: ASSISTANT TO STATE COORDINATOR Click here to download the announcement Job announcement Assistant State Coordinator Deadline for application:14 February 2016 at 1:00 pm AGRICULTURE TECHNICIAN Click here to download the announcement Job … Leggi

19 January 2016
Tender for the construction of health facilities in Suakin L...

Tender IHSVP CW 01 – CIG 6365552BAD, for the construction of health facilities in Suakin Locality – Red Sea State, belonging to the program “Improving the Health Status of Vulnerable Populations in Eastern Sudan”. (Re-Advertised). Today, Jan. 19th 2016, the Italian Cooperation invited 9 Sudanese construction companies, in order to receive their financial offer for the execution of civil works … Leggi

17 January 2016
Job Announcement...

The Italian Embassy of Khartoum in the framework of “Improve the Health Status of Vulnerable Populations in Eastern Sudan  – IHSVP”, program financed by European Union promotes a selection for the below mentioned position: – WASH FIELD OFFICER – Click here to download the announcement IHSVP-Wash Field Officer Deadline for application:31th of January 2016 at 12.00

17 December 2015
Outcome for tender for the construction of health facilities...

The Italian Cooperation is informing that, on Dec 13, 2015, Abo Sora Company has been awarded for the construction of health facilities in Mafasa Locality –Gedaref State, belonging to the program “Improving the Health Status of Vulnerable Populations in Eastern Sudan – IHSVP”. Tender  IHSVP CW 02 – CIG 6365523F0.

17 December 2015
New initiatives in favour of migrants and vulnerable people ...

Khartoum 17th December: Support to refugees, migrants and host communities is the main objective of new initiatives approved by the General Directorate for Development Cooperation, Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, for Sudan.Approving two new voluntary contributions of 500.000 euro each to UN Agencies, namely UNHCR (United Nation High Commissioner for Refugees) and UNOPS (United Nation Office for Project … Leggi

16 December 2015
Job Announcement...

The Italian Development Cooperation Office, in the framework of “Promoting Qualitative Health Services in Eastern Sudan”, program financed by European Union promotes a selection for the below mentioned position: COMMUNICATION ASSISTANT Deadline for application: 15th of January 2016

7 December 2015
Tender for Health Facilities construction located in Sinkat ...

  Today, Dec. 7th, 2015, the Italian Cooperation invited 10 Sudanese building companies in order to receive their financial offer for the execution of civil works (health facilities) in Sinkat Locality – Red Sea State (in the villages of Gebeit, El Geit and Arkaweet). This activity is part of the programme “Promoting Qualitative Health Services in Eastern Sudan“. The companies will … Leggi

29 November 2015
Job Announcement...

The Italian Development Cooperation Office, in the framework of the program”Promoting Qualitative Health Services in Eastern Sudan” is currently seeking for a candidate to fill the position below: Driver Duty Station: Port Sudan – Red Sea State, with trips to Gadaref and Kassala States and Khartoum Deadline for application: 13th of December 2015

23 November 2015
Tender notice for construction works (health facilities) in ...

  Today, November 23rd, 2015, nine Sudanese construction companies have been invited by the Italian Cooperation in order to get their financial offer for the construction of two health units  (and its staff houses) in Wasat Locality, within the premises of the programme “Promoting Qualitative Health  Services in Eastern Sudan”. The companies will have 10 days only (since it is a … Leggi

11 November 2015
Job Announcement...

The Italian Development Cooperation Office, in the framework of the project “Protection and promotion of the rights of orphans with disabilities in Khartoum city” – AID 10583, promotes a selection for the below position: Assistant Project Manager Deadline for application: 29 November 2015

9 November 2015
Tender notice for construction works (Health Facilities) in ...

    Today, November 9th, 2015, nine Sudanese construction companies have been invited by the Italian Cooperation in order to get their financial offer for the construction of three family health centers  (and its staff houses) in Rahad Locality, within the premises of the programme “Promoting Qualitative Health  Services in Eastern Sudan”. The companies will have 10 days only (since it … Leggi

1 November 2015
The visit of Min. Plen. Fabio Cassese, Deputy D.G. for Progr...

Important for its meaning and full of appointments was the visit in Sudan of Min. Plen. Fabio Cassese, Deputy D.G. for Program and Implementation of Cooperation, in the past days. The mission, mainly focused on migration issues, has also looked at an analysis on other new spaces on Cooperation that Sudan can offer to Italian Cooperation, which has been working … Leggi

22 October 2015
World Food Day Celebration in Sudan...

The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) had its 70th birthday but it looks still plenty of energy to spend for the people around the world. The organization, here in Khartoum, together with the Government of the Republic of Sudan has celebrated its birthday in correspondence of the World Food Day on the 20th of October at … Leggi

8 October 2015
Communication on a tender notice for building constructions ...

  Today, 8th of October, 12 Building Companies (9 based in Khartoum and 3 based in Gedaref) have been invited by the Italian Cooperation, in order to get their financial offer for the construction/rehabilitation of  health buildings in Mafasa Locality – Gedaref State, in the context of the programme “Improve the Health Status of Vulnerable Populations in Eastern Sudan – IHSVP”. The companies will have 30 days for submitting … Leggi

3 October 2015
Meeting between the Italian Ambassador and the Minister for ...

Khartoum – On the 20th September 2015  took place a meeting between the Italian Ambassador to Sudan, Mr. Fabrizio Lobasso, and the Minister for International Cooperation, Dr. Kamal Eldin Hassan, in the framework of the Italian – Sudanese bilateral relations. Several joint evalutations were undertaken on the many initiatives the Italian Cooperation is currently carrying out and on the ones … Leggi

10 September 2015
A sip of Jabanà and prevention...

In march 2015 the Italian Cooperation (IC), in the framework of the program “Promoting Qualitative Health Services in Eastern Sudan” (PQHS) funded by the European Union but implemented by Italian Cooperation, has rehabilitaded the Maternal Child Center of Um-Shegera, 15 km far from Gedaref, capital of Gedaref State in Eastern Sudan.This intervention was required and planned with the State Ministry … Leggi

3 September 2015
ITALIAN DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION TO SUPPORT FAO’S MALNUTRI...

September 3, 2015 – Khartoum, Sudan – The Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) is launching a new project with a grant of 600.000 Euros from the Italian Government to respond to the food and nutrition needs of rural families in areas prone to natural disasters in Kassala and Red Sea States. The Integrated Food Security and … Leggi

31 August 2015
“Working together to mitigate the dramatic situations&...

The radio interview of the Director of the Italian Cooperation in Sudan, Alberto Bortolan, Australian broadcaster SBS Radio, on the 26 August 2015, under the “Global Mail. A journey through Italian efforts around the world“. In the long interview, Mr. Bortolan talked about the activities of the Italian Cooperation in Sudan and  about the new project,entirely implemented by IC, for children … Leggi

27 August 2015
Communication on a tender notice for building constructions ...

Today, 27th of August, 21 Building Companies have been invited by the Italian Cooperation, in order to get their financial offer for the construction/rehabilitation of  health buildings in Wasat Locality – Gedaref State, in the context of the programme “Promoting Qualitative Health Services in Eastern Sudan (PQHS)”. The companies will have 30 days for submitting their financial proposal; the deadline will be on the 17th … Leggi

23 August 2015
The new midwives in Sudan...

“The New Midwives in Sudan” this is the title of the photographic portfolio published by  “Internazionale”, an italian monthly magazine, focused on international issues.  The job came out from the pictures of Laura Salvinelli, who went to Sudan to report the activities done in the framework of the program Promoting Qualitative Health Services in Eastern Sudan (PQHS). This program is … Leggi

18 August 2015
Disabled and orphans are the beneficiaries of a new Italian ...

A new project in favour of the disabled and orphans kids in the city of Khartoum has been approved by the General Directorate for Development Cooperation, Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation. This project has been financed for 500.000 euro, entirely managed by the Italian Embassy and by the local Development Cooperation Office. So, Italy maintains high its … Leggi

18 August 2015
Communication on a tender notice for building constructions ...

Today, 18th of August, 17 Building Companies have been invited by the Italian Cooperation, in order to get their financial offer for the construction/rehabilitation of  health buildings in Port SUdan and Sinkat Locality – Red Sea State, in the context of the programme “Promoting Qualitative Health Services in Eastern Sudan”. The companies will have 30 days for submitting their financial proposal; the … Leggi

13 August 2015
Published the public notice for the selection of the Directo...

It was published in the Official Gazette of the Italian Republic – Special Series IV – Competitions and Examinations – n. 60 of 7 August 2015, the public statement of the Notice for the selection of candidates to be submitted to the Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation for the appointment of the Director of the Italian Development Cooperation, … Leggi

6 August 2015
Approved 4 new Humanitarian Projects in favour of Sudan...

Four humanitarian initiatives, in favour of Sudan, have been approved by the General Directorate for Development Cooperation of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, on the last 24th of july. Women, children, migrants and food security are the targets of all the projects financed for around 2.5 million of euro. Through three voluntary contributions to the International … Leggi

4 August 2015
Communication on a tender notice for building constructions ...

Today, 4th of August, 21 Building Companies have been invited by the Italian Cooperation, in order to get their financial offer for the construction/rehabilitation of three Family Health Centers in Rahad Locality – Gedaref State, in the context of the programme “Promoting Qualitative Health Services in Eastern Sudan”. The companies will have 30 days for submitting their financial proposal; the deadline will be on the … Leggi

4 August 2015
Job Announcement...

Italian Development Cooperation office in the framework of the project “Support for Health Systems Development in Gedaref, Kassala and Red Sea states at integration to the Delegated Cooperation Program of the EU- Aid 10239” is currently seeking for a person to fill the position below: One Administration&Logistics Assistant Duty station: Gedaref state. Contract Duration: One year. Deadline for Applications: 17th … Leggi

2 August 2015
Sudan National day at “EXPO2015”: feed the planet and th...

On the occasion of the celebration of the national day of Sudan (27 July) at EXPO2015, the Italian Cooperation that exist in Sudan since 2006, decided to live the atmosphere of this day in Milan -even if it is remotely- by speaking in one of the fields of International Development Cooperation, specifically in rural development. This field is in line … Leggi

26 July 2015
Job Announcement...

Italian Development Cooperation office in the framework of the project “Poverty Alleviation” is currently looking for a person to fill the position below: Assistant to Head of Water Sector The closing date will be on the 8th of August 2015 at 12.00 pm.

26 July 2015
Italy Gives WFP 545,000$ to Assist S.Sudanese Refugees in Su...

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7 July 2015
Communication on tender notice for building construction wor...

Today, 7th of July, 16 Building Companies have been invited by the Italian Cooperation, in order to get their financial offer for the construction/rehabilitation of two Family Health Centers in Suakin Locality – Red Sea State, in the context of the programme “Improve the Health Status of Vulnerable Populations in Eastern Sudan”. The companies will have 30 days for submitting … Leggi

22 June 2015
100 Kit for the flood emergency have been distributed by Ita...

Hundreds of families back to their home in Dar Al Salam with a smile, on the last 17th of June. Italian Cooperation under the Humanitarian Aid Programme, has delivered 100 kit for the emergency floods (each kit comprehends a plastic cloth, two mosquito nets and two blankets) together with a food package to the same number of families, helping them … Leggi

25 May 2015
EXPO 2015 – “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life”...

Expo 2015 is the Universal Exposition currently hosted in Milan, Italy. The core theme of the exhibition, that opened on 1st May 2015 and will close on 31st October 2015, is “Feeding the Planet, Energy for Life”. More than 140 countries are participating in EXPO. The aim of the initiative is to create a unique experience for visitors, increasing their … Leggi

25 May 2015
21 May – Ambassador of Italy handed out certificates t...

With funds allocated to more than 30 projects, Italian aid to Sudan reached approximately 27.5 million euros over the period 2011-2014. A new humanitarian aid programme with a budget of 500.000 Euros has started in April 2015. The programme funded and implemented by the Italian Ministry of Foreign affairs and International Cooperation focuses in 3 areas of intervention: vulnerable groups … Leggi

25 May 2015
Italy supports to UNFPA to tackle Fistula in Sudan...

Since 2008 Italian Cooperation has been supporting UNFPA under the project: prevention and response to Gender Based Violence in Darfur. The intervention provides both medical and psychological care to fistula patients and survivors of sexual violence in addition to trainings and advocacy campaigns to enhance capacities of institutions and communities to respond to victims’ need and reduce stigma and shame … Leggi

14 May 2015
European Union and Italy...

1.8 Million Sudanese will benefit from Health Services in Eastern Sudan The Delegation of the European Union and the Embassy of Italy announced the launching of a new second phase of the program “Strengthening Sudan Health Services” (SSHS) named “Improve the Health Status of Vulnerable Population in East Sudan”. It is a 4,5 million Euros initiative funded by the European … Leggi

12 May 2015
Another brick is laid in the construction of better health s...

Italy supports to UNOPS to strengthen maternal and child health The Italian Development Cooperation office has witnessed yesterday afternoon, 11th of May 2015, the signature of a new agreement with UNOPS to strengthen maternal and child health in Kassala, Gadaref and Red Sea states. The agreement was signed by the Italian Ambassador Fabrizio Lobasso and UNOPS head of office Mr.Chakib … Leggi

15 February 2015
A course in video making to support health promotion...

A closing ceremony marked the final day of the training course in video making held in Kassala at the Communications Department of the Ministry of Health. It was organized by Italian Cooperation in collaboration with the Continuous Professional Development Department under the health program funded by European Union: “Promoting Qualitative Health Services in Eastern Sudan”. Two trainers from AFROCAM lead … Leggi

29 January 2015
The Italian Development Cooperation response to Malnutrition...

Italian Development Cooperation donated €500,000 to UNICEF in support of key lifesaving interventions for children in eastern Sudan. The funds provided by the Government of Italy, will enable UNICEF and the Ministries of Health, at the federal and the state level, to provide treatment and therapeutic feeding for some 8,800 children suffering from severe acute malnutrition in the six most deprived … Leggi

21 January 2015
Italy’s support to community livelihood and development of...

Izzeldin was forced to leave South Kordofan and came to Khartoum State with his family, seeking decent livelihood and security. Ekram from Abu-Hasheem, a village close to Kadugli locality, was born and raised in Mayo area in Khartoum because her family is displaced since the early nineties, due to start of the first conflict in South Kordofan. Izzedin and Ekram … Leggi

15 December 2014
The latest from the field in the new health bulletin...

Interviews and portraits report the last interventions carried out in Eastern Sudan under the program “Promoting Qualitative Health Services – PQHS” funded by European Union. In the first issue of PQHS newsletter, you will read about rehabilitation of health facilities and capacity building in the State of Red Sea, reproductive health in the state of Kassala and community medicine in … Leggi

4 December 2014
Twelve scholarships that change life...

OVCI signed an agreement with twelve young students coming from Darfur, South Kordofan, Blue Nile State and White Nile State to provide them with a full scholarship, funded by Italian Cooperation, covering fees and costs of living for six years. These young ladies have just begun their courses in physiotherapy, psychology and health sciences at Ahfad University for Women. Amena, … Leggi

30 November 2014
Italy supports UNHCR to tackle human trafficking in Sudan...

Italy supports UNHCR with a contribution of EUR 500,000 for its activities aimed at providing protection and assistance to refugees and asylum-seekers in East Sudan and Khartoum. Activities funded under this contribution focus on health and education and are part of UNHCR’s overall strategy to address human trafficking and smuggling of persons. This phenomenon has become a serious concern to … Leggi

24 November 2014
Combating Gender Based Violence in Darfur...

  Since 2008 Italian Cooperation has been supporting UNFPA under the project: prevention and response to Gender Based Violence in Darfur. The intervention provides both medical and psychological care to fistula patients and survivors of sexual violence, in addition to trainings and advocacy campaigns to enhance capacities of institutions and communities to respond to victims’ need and reduce stigma and … Leggi

6 November 2014
Students of STEP program visit IC Office...

A group of young medical students from Italy visited the office of the Italian Cooperation (IC) yesterday in Khartoum. They are in Sudan to participate in the “Sudan Tropical Exchange Project” – STEP, organized by MedSIN Sudan in collaboration with the Italian Secretariat of Medical Students and the International Federation of Medical Students’ Associations (IFMSA-Netherlands). The students met with IC … Leggi

26 October 2014
“Saleema”: a campaign to end female genital mutilation...

Saleema: “every girl is born complete and her body should remain uncut”. One word only to describe a whole community’s efforts to end female genital mutilation (FGM). The Saleema Initiative is a communication campaign implemented in Sudan thanks to Unicef’s support to prevent and eradicate FGM practices among girls. The campaign is built around the key message communicated by the … Leggi

24 September 2014
Italy grants scholarships to 6 young Sudanese doctors...

Six Sudanese Medical Doctors were selected to enroll in the advanced master’s degree in “International health and medicine for cooperation with developing countries” in Italy. The University of Parma, in collaboration with Italy’s General Directorate for Development and Cooperation and the Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research (GFMER) launched the course and call for applications for 12 scholarships, funded … Leggi

21 September 2014
News from the field: an update on health activities in Gedar...

One after the other, activities are starting in support of healthcare in Eastern Sudan. Last week was particularly significant in the states of Gedaref and Kassala, where a series of events was carried out under the health program Promoting Qualitative Health Services in Eastern Sudan – PQHS funded by the European Union. On September 15th and 16th, the Continuous Professional … Leggi

2 September 2014
Italian commitment to maternal child health in Red Sea...

The Minister of Health in Red Sea, H.E. Al Saddig Ali Hussain El Milake, visited two finalized interventions, funded by the Italian Cooperation and aimed at improving health services for women and children in the State: the pediatric premises rehabilitated at the Tagadom hospital in Port Sudan and the new midwifery school in Swakin. The Minister expressed his satisfaction for … Leggi

29 August 2014
The Ambassador of Italy H.E. Armando Barucco visits project ...

The Italian Ambassador, H.E. Armando Barucco, visited the States of Kassala and Gedaref on 24-27 August. He monitored progress of ongoing projects in both States and celebrated with local communities the first results achieved in the health and education sectors. The Italian Cooperation is currently implementing projects in the health sector worth about 18.1 million Euros, of which 13.1 are … Leggi

9 August 2014
Italian commitment to human resources and planning in health...

The Italian Cooperation, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health and the Continuous Professional Development in Red Sea State, organized a 4-days workshop on August 5-9 on “Planning for Results” under the program “Promoting Qualitative Health Services in Eastern Sudan” funded by the European Union. Twenty-five health cadres participated in the training sessions focused on planning, implementation and monitoring and … Leggi

27 July 2014
Health training and support in Eastern Sudan...

A new computer lab for the Academy of Health Sciences in Kassala: after Ramadan celebrations students will find a newly equipped room with 15 computers, 3 projectors and a virtual library procured thanks to the Italian Cooperation’s commitment and European Union’s funds. This intervention is part of the support provided to the Academy under the European program to promote qualitative … Leggi

27 July 2014
Italy signs the Country Health Compact for Sudan...

The Italian Ambassador in Khartoum, H.E. Armando Barucco, signed the Country Health Compact for Sudan in the presence of the Federal Minister of Health, H.E. Bahar Idriss Abu Garda. A key document of the International Health Partnership (IHP+) to achieve the health Millennium Development Goals, the Compact defines commitments made by the government of Sudan and development partners to work … Leggi

6 July 2014
New health and food security grants for Eastern Sudan...

The Italian Development Cooperation (IDC) renews its commitment to Eastern Sudan launching two new initiatives recently approved by the Directorate General for Development and Cooperation. The health program (2.1 M Euro) and the program in support of food security (700,000 Euro) focus on the states of Kassala, Gedaref and Red Sea. IDC has been working in these areas since 2007, … Leggi

31 March 2014
European Union and Italy: Commitment to strengthen Health Se...

The Delegation of the European Union (EU) to Sudan and the Embassy of Italy – Italian Cooperation issued a joint statement: Today, the European Union and the Embassy of Italy will jointly launch one of the major health projects in Eastern Sudan. The project was signed in November 2013 during the European Ambassadors visit to East Sudan in a ceremony … Leggi