20 August 2018
On Friday, August 10, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the first-ever contraceptive vaginal ring that can be used for up to a full year.
11 May 2017
Gezondheidsvoorlichting en kennis van de gezondheidsrisico’s van vluchtelingen is van belang voor het leveren van goede zorg. Vandaar dat Health[e]Foundation en partners een Refugee Care[e]Education cursus hebben ontwikkeld en naast een e-learning programma workshops aanbieden om artsen betrokken bij de zorg van vluchtelingen/statushouders bij te scholen. Naast artsen zijn POH’s en andere zorgverleners van harte welkom.
30 January 2017
In between the Ethiopian New Year (11th of September) and the celebration of New Year in the Netherlands (1st of January) the Health[e]Families project in Ethiopia faced some challenges but kept on going strong thanks to the tireless efforts of our local partners, the Ethiopian Medical Association (EMA) and the Ethiopian Midwives Association (EMWA) and our motivated trainees!
24 January 2017
In January a true milestone was reached for the Health[e]Families project in Rwanda. We have come to the end of this 3-years program funded by Merck for Mothers Foundation and there are many achievements to celebrate.
2 January 2017
As some people go, others may stay. This is also true for the Health[e]Foundation team.
19 December 2016
In September we invited our Tanzanian trainees for the kick-off workshops of HIV & Treat ’n Care[e]Education course in Moshi, Tanzania. This course was organized in collaboration with the Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre (KCMC) and funded by Janssen pharmaceutical companies of Johnson & Johnson. In December we returned to Tanzania for the follow-up workshops.
5 December 2016
In light of our collaboration with AFEW International, with whom we developed the new e-learning course on community based participatory research (CBPR), we had the opportunity to facilitate a workshop at the Congres Soa*Hiv*Seks in Amsterdam. The national conference on STIs, sex and HIV/AIDS is organized every year on World AIDS Day in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
21 April 2016
We are happy to announce that our Refugee Care[e]Education is now officially online. The online course is freely accessible so all healthcare professionals all over the world will be able to provide the best possible care to displaced persons and refugees.
20 April 2016
The eLearning Africa conference will take place in Cairo, Egypt, from the 24th till the 26th of May. This is the 11th international conference on ICT for development, education & training. We are happy to announce that Annemijn Blok-Versteeg will represent Health[e]Foundation and will present all the ins and outs of our Health[e]Living program in South Africa: “Education for change, learning for life” - Community e-learning in resource-limited settings.
15 April 2016
We will definitely miss our project manager Liesbeth de Raadt, who will start a new job at Jeugdzorg Amsterdam, but are happy to introduce our new colleague Myrna Derksen.
1 March 2016
This year Health[e]Foundation will organize a fabulous Las Vegas Brunch in collaboration with UNICEF in the W Hotel in Amsterdam. The proceeds from this evening will go to the Health[e]Families project, to train more midwives in maternal and newborn health!
29 February 2016
In the last week of February, two follow-up workshops of the Health[e]Living program were initiated in Elandsdoorn, South Africa. In collaboration with Ndlovu Care Group, the program has been a great success.
17 February 2016
In the second week of February 2016 project manager Tirza de Lange and managing director Dr. Nadine Pakker visited Addis Ababa and met with our local partners; the Federal Ministry of Health, the Ethiopian Medical Association, the Ethiopian Midwives Association and the Regional Health Bureau.
31 May 2015
Over the last two months Health[e]Foundation has carried out successful kick-off and closing workshops in serveral countries.
10 March 2015
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23 February 2015
On February 15th, 2014, along with project managers Jacqueline McAuley and Lisa Gullbransson, I, Marcel, the IT guy, departed from Amsterdam Schiphol to Kigali, Rwanda. This was my first trip with HealtheFoundation, my first trip to the continent, Africa and my first trip to Rwanda. With the support of the Merck for Mothers Program we were organizing a closing workshop for the Health[e]Families training and a kick-off workshop for the Health[e]Communities training.
17 February 2015
During the kick-off workshop of the Health[e]Communities project in Rwanda the community health workers were provided with knitted breasts for demonstrations of breast-self exam and breastfeeding. The breasts were knitted by volunteers from all over the world.
31 January 2015
End of January Health[e]Foundation organized two closing workshops in Elandsdoorn, South Africa in collaboration with the Ndlovu Care Group and funded by Stichting Liberty.
2 December 2014
At the end of October 50 nurses and doctors were trained in Uganda. The kick-off workshop for HIV and Mental Health took place on 30th October 2014 in Lubowa, Kampala.
25 November 2014
On the 25th of November we initiated a new collaboration in Ifakara, Tanzania. Ifakara is a small rural town in the Kilombero District in South Central Tanzania. In total 25 healthcare workers from the Ifakara Health Institute and St. Francis hospital participated in the kick-off workshop.
12 November 2014
To be able organize a training of 100 health care workers within two months requires a smooth and efficient local organization. On Jamaica, the island that reminds most people of reggae music, there are these gems that are able to get things together and motivate others to collaborate.
27 October 2014
Last week almost hundred nurses, doctors and counselors were trained during two closing workshops and two kickoff workshops in South Africa.
13 October 2014
Only one month to go! The Health[e]Event will take place in restaurant Fifteen on November 20th in Amsterdam
1 October 2014
Lisa Gullbransson is Health[e]Foundation’s latest addition to the office.
20 September 2014
In the third week of September Health[e]Foundation trained in Cape Town, South Africa in collaboration with the Desmond Tutu HIV Foundation.
12 August 2014
The Health[e]vent, our exclusive fundraising, will be held November 20th in Jamie Oliver’s restaurant Fifteen in Amsterdam. The goal of the evening is to raise enough money to ensure Health[e]Foundations’ training of new healthcare workers in South Africa.
1 August 2014
After two years Health[e]Foundation says goodbye to project manager Denise van Dijk. At the same time Health[e]Foundation says hello to her successor Liesbeth de Raadt. Liesbeth studied Pedagogical Sciences at the University of Amsterdam.
10 July 2014
Health[e]Foundation recognizes the importance of training healthcare workers in this country to reduce the spread of HIV/AIDS. Therefore, we are pleased that this year we received a grant of the Liberty Foundation to train 100 healthcare workers in South Africa.
30 June 2014
Health[e]Foundation participates in the Damloop by night!
This year the Health[e]Foundation will be participating in the Damloop by night to raise money for our project in Rwanda.
10 June 2014
Health[e]Foundation warmly welcomes two new staff members.
19 May 2014
Annual report of Health[e]Foundation is available online.
6 May 2014
On Tuesday May 6th, 2014, in collaboration with Mercy Corps Indonesia, Health[e]Foundation launched its new course “Breastfeeding[e]Education” in Jakarta Indonesia
25 April 2014
The second training in client management, a renewed course developed in collaboration with AFEW (AIDS Foundation East West), was given in Bishkek Kyrgyzstan on April 25.
24 March 2014
We are sorry to announce the departure of project manager Carmen Franse, but happy to introduce the new addition to our team: Jacqueline McAuley.
24 March 2014
Nadine Pakker and Fransje van der Waals visited South Africa in February 2014 in order to discuss new collaborations.
20 February 2014
We are proud to announce our new ambassadors Floris ter Haar (winner of the Health[e]Challenge 2013, Loran von Liebenstein en Marie Claire van Hessen!
17 January 2014
The board of HealtheFoundation and the board of the Medical Knowledge Institute (MKI) decided to work on a common plan in which HealtheFoundation will continue the work of MKI in South Africa.
21 November 2013
On November 21st we launched our very first Health[e]Foundation promotion video!
23 September 2013
For the second year around Health[e]Foundation participated in the Dam tot Damloop, one of the biggest running events in the world.
10 September 2013
Help us train 100 adolescents in the Philippines as trainers over a year's time through our blended learning concept
28 August 2013
Collection of postcards to Rwanda and Tanzania.
17 July 2013
The Health[e]Foundation Newsletter for July 2013 is online.
16 July 2013
Network challenge November 21st, 2013.
1 July 2013
New personnel as from July 2013: Marcel.
17 June 2013
Three closing workshops and one kickoff training in Cambodia.
15 April 2013
Once again, Health[e]Foundation participates in the annual Dam tot Damloop in Amsterdam, which takes place on the 22nd of September 2013. Last year, we had 20 motivated runners who put on their running shoes for the organisation, this year we raise the stakes by running with 30 people more. Hence, together with a total of 50 runners.
17 January 2013
Health[e]Foundation is proud of the many international and local partners we work with in all our projects, all over the world. One of those partners has recently been awarded a great honor and is about to embark on an important global mission!
29 November 2012
On November 7th Health[e]Foundation held its third annual charity the Health[e]vent at the Hilton
Hotel in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Once again, it proved to be a great success, altogether the income was €90.000!
9 October 2012
During october 2012 our first Community[e]Education kick off workshop took place as part of a pilot project in Samrong, Cambodia. A group of 25 teachers from 7 different schools in Samrong participated enthusiastically in our three day workshop.
24 September 2012
HealtheFoundation was part of Amsterdams Dam-tot-Damloop, one of the biggest running events in the world. 50.000 participants ran on Sunday, September 23rd.
6 August 2012
The 2012 Healthevent November 7th. Please be prepared it will be again a spectacular night!
16 July 2012
Your vote is worth € 300.000,- for HealtheFoundation. The NRC charity award honors the best advertisement by counting public votes.
18 June 2012
Dam tot damloop 2012: HealtheFoundation loopt mee met het grootste hardloopevenement van Nederland
14 May 2012
The workshop of the Basic Occupational Health Pilot that was developed in collaboration with
Coronel Instituut, NSPOH (Netherlands School of Public & Occupational Health) and
3 May 2012
On the 3rd of May
2012 Health[e]foundation facilitated Community[e]Education sessions. It was
already the third time that the American School of the Hague (ASH) asked us to
2 May 2012
NASHKO welcomes yearly
HealthFoundation, the stichting HIVmonitoring, and the Rode Kruis Bloedbank for
an exciting workshop in Willemstad Curacao.
23 April 2012
A group of 95 healthcare
workers attended the Kickoff training in Manado last week. This was the fifth
group of doctors and nurses to start HIV[e]Education.
26 March 2012
The very first group participating in Community[e]Education workhop in two months ago in Sri Saket.
19 February 2012
The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) selected our proposal 'Novel strategies and tools for antimicrobial resistance surveillance' Scientific Programme Indonesia-Netherlands (SPIN).
1 February 2012
modules of the new course Basic Occupational Health Service (BOHS) has been
completed and the first BOHS-training will start in March 2012. In total seven
modules have been written in collaboration with Prof. Frank van Dijk, Inge
Varekamp and NSPOH.
27 January 2012
Health[e]Foundations e-learning program
Community[e]Education was piloted in Sri Saket Rajabhat
University, North-East Thailand on 27-28 January. A two day workshop was organized the
program was funded by the International Child Support (ICS).
2 January 2012
After the board meeting
of December the new supervisory
board members Jintanat Ananworanich ,
Rogier van Duyn and Maurits Schoute are all installed. We look forward to
continue our work with the new and current members Mr Frank Ex and professors
Elly Katabira, Joep Lange and Marcel Levi. New plans are made and follow up
meetings will be organized soon.
17 November 2011
The Health[e]vent 2011 proved again that a charity event does not have to be an affair with elderly millionaires socializing with like-minded around large expensive tables. The concept of the network challengeis that young entrepreneurs fight for the title ‘networker of the year’.
They do this by gathering the best auction items that are normally not for sale.
With a combination of activities and articles made available by people within
their network they come with irresistible items.
14 October 2011
From all areas around Rwanda, even from very remote areas in Rwanda healthcare workers participated
in the HIV[e]Education follow-up workshop. In June all of them joined the
kickoff and now joined again for the interactive follow-up workshop!
2 September 2011
The 6th years
medical students are finishing up their rounds of internships and are ready to
go to the districts. Many went already to for some weeks to work in the
district as an intern. All but the four that
were in the district were early awaiting us already for the mentor training eager and curious what
would await them.
1 August 2011
Health[e]Foundation has developed in collaboration with NSPOH
(Netherlands School of Public & Occupational Health) a new e-course
“Occupational Health[e]Education” !The e-course is based on “Basic Occupational
Health Services, a basic guideline” written by Jorma Rantanen and Suvi Lehtinen
from Finland (2007). The primary aim of the new e-course is to teach
occupational health to non-specialists on national and global level.
25 June 2011
Third workshop of the
HIV[e]Education was held in Manado, Indonesia, in June 2011. After 3 months
self-learning period the healthcare workers got together to follow great
presentations of local experts. One of the presenters Dr. Agung, is a familiar
person to all health care workers of manado, but especially to the participants
from the kick off training in March 2011.
20 June 2011
The first e-learning workshop in the Hospital for
Tropical Diseases was very successful pilot. The director of the Hospital Dr
Nguyen Van Vinh Chau welcomed the group or participants and facilitators. He showed
in his inspiring introduction speech the wide range of inventive reactions of
the Hospital during recent disease outbreaks in Southern Vietnam from typhoid
fevers to Avian Flue.
23 May 2011
On the 17th and 18th May,
42 healthcare workers form Yaoundé successfully completed the
HIV[e]Education training course. All participants finished all e-learning
modules with excellent scores, and all but one (due to illness) attended the
3 May 2011
Health[e]Foundation participated for the 7th year together with Nashko, Stichting HIV monitoring and the Stichting Rode Kruis Bloedbank in a HIV symposium in Willemstad, Curacao.
4 April 2011
A two day workshop was organized in March 2011 for
the healthcare workers that had started HIV[e]Education in October
2010. The big group was divided into two workshops.
25 March 2011
A large group
of 46 participants prepared for the workshop. Thanks to Marie Rose from Interact Rwanda everything
was organized and went smoothly, and we had a great training, which included mostly nurses in TB and
24 February 2011
In the firsts months of the year all our renowned authors are requested
to update their modules.
24 January 2011
During the 14th International Symposium on HIV Medicine in Bangkok, Thailand, Health[e]Foundation's Community[e]Education school program was further developed. The new Health[e]body
animations were received with great
enthusiasm, and the voice over in Thai will be finalized at the end of the month.
26 November 2010
First scientific writing module now
available to all!
is proud to announce an exciting new collaboration with the International AIDS
Society (IAS), which is currently the world’s leading independent association
of HIV professionals. The launch of the new module on how to write and submit a
conference abstract marks the initial joint effort between IAS and Health[e]Foundation.
12 November 2010
November 3rd Health[e]Foundation held its first charity event at the Hilton
Hotel in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. And what an event it was.... over a
€100.000 was raised. The charity was an event in itself, where three
networkers competed to raise most money.
29 October 2010
October 22nd almost 100 Indonesian participants from North-Sulawesi started
HIV[e]Education. This new training was organized together with the Nederland-Batam
Foundation (NEBA). The local representatives Vie and Jaco organized a great kickoff with the
local organizing committee. NEBA is a long time partner that aims
like us to improve the medical and
social care in Indonesia. We are looking forward to training another 100
participants in March.
22 July 2010
On Tuesday, July 20th we had the honor of celebrating the new President of the IAS,
Professor Dr. Elly Katabira.
15 July 2010
With a new UNAIDS study released just before the World AIDS Conference in Vienna, we applaud the outcome that young people are leading the prevention revolution.
1 July 2010
On the 28th and 29th of June Health[e]Foundation, together with Interact, organized
a full and busy two-day finishing workshop at the Hilltop Hotel in Kigali,
which inspired staff, facilitators and participants alike.
10 June 2010
In the beginning of June 2010, Health[e]Foundation welcomed 30 participants to a closing workshop in Cameroon for its latest training, financially supported by the MTN Foundation, in the French-speaking capital city of Yaoundé.
1 June 2010
Studio Smack is currently developing 2 films for Health[e]Foundation on our activities in spreading a knowledge pandemic. These films will be available soon.
10 May 2010
On the 26th and 27th of April the sixth annual HIV intervention meeting was held at the St. Elisabeth Hospital in Curaçao.
5 March 2010
HealtheFoundation Executive Director, Dr. Fransje van der Waals, presents the foundation's blended learning concept for healthcare workers on poverty-related diseases such as HIV, Malaria, and TB at the March 2010 workshop "Grenzenloos" in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
10 February 2010
From 8-9 February HealtheFoundation, together with INTERACT, began its first training in Rwanda with two HIV education kickoff meetings in Kigali.
1 February 2010
On 26 January 2010 a group of 41 healthcare workers started the HIV education training. It is the first group to be trained in the French part of Cameroon.
17 December 2009
The first pilot training in Argentina was finalized by a workshop in Buenos Aires, organized in collaboration with Fundacion Huesped, who was also responsible for the translation of HIV education program into Spanish.
11 December 2009
On the weekend of 5 December, a closing workshop took place on the Caribbean island of St. Maarten to complete a first HIV education training as part of St. Maarten's [RED] HIV Campaign.
23 November 2009
Following the Jakarta workshop, Health[e]Foundation traveled directly to Manado for its
first HIV education kickoff in this location in collaboration with the Netherlands-Batam (NEBA) Foundation.
22 October 2009
HealtheFoundation's main office in Amsterdam facilitates HIV education trainings abroad while also developing innovative ideas, partnerships and networks at home to strengthen its blended learning concept for healthcare workers in developing countries.
15 September 2009
the great help and support from Dr. Japhet Tabi Afuge, a new group of
health care workers in Cameroon started HIV education on September 12th at the Presbyterian
church in Kumba.
25 August 2009
As part of St. Maarten [RED] Campaign's initiative to address the limited amount of HIV expertise in the
area, Health[e]Foundation was approached to begin an HIV education training for a selected group of healthcare
20 August 2009
A kickoff meeting for a new group of 42 HIV Education participants took place in Bali, Indonesia during the International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP).
24 July 2009
From July 13-16, a workshop took place in Nairobi that combined two groups, one completing Pediatric HIV Education, which we started in February in collaboration with ICS, and the other finishing off an HIV Education training that began in March.
6 July 2009
Health[e]Foundation, together with the funder Cordaid, came to the conclusion that mentorship would be a perfect adaptation of the Train-the-Trainer concept in order to expand its training of healthcare workers in the field of HIV/AIDS.
16 June 2009
On June 11 and 12, 2009 two workshops finished off the first TB Education trainings in Kampala, Uganda.
3 June 2009
From May 24-26 at the ICDDR,B in Dhaka, Bangladesh, 36 healthcare workers participated in a 3 day HIV Education workshop.
15 May 2009
On the 11th of May 2009 an interactive workshop regarding sexuality and STI's took place at Mill-Hill college in Goirle, The Netherlands as part of the Community education program's school pilot project.
15 April 2009
Local representative, Maaike Cotterink, organized the second HIV training beginning with a kickoff meeting in April 2009
7 September 2018
The Health[e]Living program targets community workers and educators who work with adolescents and guides them in providing basic health, life skills and sexual and reproductive health and rights education using an experiential learning approach. During this year’s remarkably hot summer, we have been working on the make-over of the Health[e]Living e-learning course.
20 August 2018
During the International AIDS Conference in Amsterdam, the Caribbean HIV Care Meeting 2018 took place. We are looking back on a very interesting and inspiring meeting, with excellent talks and discussions.
26 January 2017
The successful ‘EUR HUMAN PHC for refugee”, an e-learning course dedicated to support primary health care workers in knowledge, treatment and care of refugees and other migrants in Greek, German, Hungarian, Italian, and Slovenian, is finished early January.
11 January 2017
From November till the end of December 390 health workers from all over Europe had the chance to follow the e-learning of the EUR-HUMAN project.
26 December 2016
The server where Health[e]Foundation's website is running is going to undergo an extensive maintenance.
This will be carried out on Wednesday, 28 Dec 2016 night, between 22:00 and 23:00 GMT+1/Amsterdam.
During the maintenance, all of our website and web-related services (app- and stick-synchronization) will be offline.
15 December 2016
In collaboration with The AIDS Support Organization and with external funding from a Private Anonymous Funder we were able to invite 35 community health workers and educators to the TASO Kanyanya Training Center, our current Health[e]Living headquarters, in Kampala.
14 November 2016
In the second week of November AFEW International organized together with FLOWZ and Health[e]Foundation, a three day kick-off workshop in Kyrgyzstan.
21 April 2016
Please have a look at the video about our Health[e]Families training in Rwanda and vote for us.
You can help us to win $10.000, thus not only the honor but also cash we can spend on more education programs! How to vote: go to https://everyfootstepcounts.com/the-competition/
21 April 2016
Over the last couple of months our authors excelled to update the content of their modules based on recent scientific information and newest guidelines.
18 April 2016
For the coming months there are several new projects and workshops planned
4 April 2016
The 20th of March the Fabulous Las Vegas Brunch took place in the W Hotel in Amsterdam. The brunch was organized to raise money for the Female and Family[e]Education program. The afternoon was filled with good food, lovely music, entertainment and a lottery with great prices!
1 March 2016
To make sure refugees will receive the best care possible Health[e]Foundation is developing an online course freely accessible for all healthcare professionals. The Refugee Care[e]Education course will mainly concentrate on the mental health problems refugees are facing. It will provide healthcare professionals with background information and help them to adequately recognize mental health problems, and if necessary refer to the right support system.
18 August 2015
You are cordially invited to the inaugural address
28 May 2015
For the past 2 years we worked hard on improving and updating our IT infrastructure and courses, and the result is here: on Friday, May 29th 2015, we made the transformation to our new platform and the new looks.
6 March 2015
After three separate kick-off workshops on HIV and Mental Health organized for Ugandan participants from TASO, JCRC and KCCA, we organized a big get-together symposium on March 6 in Hotel Africana in Kampala.
20 February 2015
The KO workshop was for the Community Health Workers, 27 students have been enrolled in the training program and in the Closing workshop for Health[e]Families, women and newborns[e]Education training program 48 out of 50 finish successfully the courses.
9 February 2015
In the second week of February Health[e]Foundation visited Cape Town, South Africa, for the Health[e]Living program in collaboration with Desmond Tutu Health Foundation and HOPE Cape Town with the support of MKI.
30 January 2015
From October 2014 till January 2015 a group of participants was trained in South Africa with the Treat’n Care[e]Education course as application on a tablet. During the closing workshop the participants expressed their enthusiasm about e-learning via a tablet!
2 December 2014
In Rwanda, a new program called Health[e]families was launched with a group of very excited participants! The course was offered both in French and English.
27 November 2014
After the workshop in Ifakara we travelled to Mbeya were we had a wonderful closing workshop with the group of participants who started the Treat’n Care[e]Education course in July.
20 November 2014
200 guests enjoying the music, the food, the magician, and the funny nurses attended the yearly November charity of the foundation.
30 October 2014
Health[e]Foundation would like to contribute to the fight against the Ebola epidemic. Therefore, the newly developed e-learning module by Jerald C Sadoff is now online, and freely accessible for everyone! Visit the module via: www.healthefoundation.eu/ebola-education
Spread the information, not ebola!
13 October 2014
Health[e]Foundation healthcare workers will be trained with the course on tablets!
13 October 2014
With the support of the Merck for Mothers program, and in collaboration with, the Kigali Health Institute and the National University of Rwanda we will be conducting our first Health[e]Families kick-off workshop on the 28th October in Butare, Rwanda.
20 September 2014
On the 20th of September Health[e]foundation participated with 50 runners in the Damloop by Night! It was the first Damloop by Night ever and it turned out to be a spectacular event! The streets were decorated with lights and lanterns, there was live music and 10.000 people were running through the streets of Zaandam wearing bright neon shirts!
14 August 2014
Coming saturday, the 16th of August, our board member Rogier van Duyn and ambassador Sebastian Brokmann are participating in one of the toughest races on earth.
12 August 2014
As you may already know, Health[e]Foundation is going with the flow of technological advancements! Our developers are working hard to finish the HeF application for Android powered tablets and smartphones.
14 July 2014
The first ever Health[e]Living kick-off workshop was piloted on Monday July 14th and Tuesday July 15th with 30 enthusiastic counselors and community workers in Cape Town, South Africa!
9 July 2014
In collaboration with the Walter Reed Program we conducted the Treat’n Care[e]Education kick-off workshop on July the 9th in Mbeya, Tanzania, for a group of 23 healthcare workers, including nurses, counsellors and doctors.
28 April 2014
After the Bishkek training, a second training in client management was given in Dushanbe, Tajikistan on April 28. New participants, active in the field of social work with people living with HIV (PLWH), and a small number of former participants made up the group.
24 March 2014
The spread of the HIV/AIDS pandemic cannot be successfully contained with therapies alone: prevention is of utmost importance.
24 March 2014
An app to dedicated to health[e]learning is coming soon for Android devices
3 March 2014
Between February 26th and March 1st 2014, the closing workshop of the latest HIV e-education course took place in Kigali, Rwanda
17 January 2014
We are happy to announce that Merck for Mothers has recommended a 3-year (2014-2016) grant award to HealtheFoundation to support a project in Rwanda
25 November 2013
The 1st of December marks the annual World Aids Day.
24 September 2013
Kickoff training in Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan: a new training with a new course in new countries!
17 September 2013
Health[e]Foundation is also on twitter
2 September 2013
Sponsor HeF for free!
16 July 2013
Join the Health[e]Foundation running team at this year's Dam tot Damloop on the 22nd of September.
13 July 2013
Introducing new patient management modules in Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan in collaboration with AFEW.
28 June 2013
Another 100 doctors and nurses trained in the HIV e-learning course in Kigali, Rwanda.
25 May 2013
Enhancing negotiation -and decision-making skills at the American School of The Hague (ASH).
12 April 2013
On March 20th and 21st, two kick-off workshops were organized for doctors and nurses from all over Rwanda. The training took place in the capital Kigali and announced the start of the e-learning courses HIV[e]Education and Treat ‘n Care[e]Education. This training was organized in collaboration with The Faculty of Medicine of the National University of Rwanda (NUR). What caught the eye during the workshops was the plentitude of computers and smartphones in the room.
13 December 2012
The very first Health[e]Foundation training in Moshi, Tanzania was made possible by FEMI Tanzania who are based in Moshi.
22 October 2012
The first day of the HIV[e]Education workshop, hosted and organized with our partner organization NEBA, was kicked off successfully.
2 October 2012
The workshop in Aruba had a special focus on epidemiology.
After the turning point questions everybody was really happy to see significant improvement in the scores compared to the kickoff.
17 September 2012
Kickoff workshop Treat ’n Care[e]Education with a focus on HIV and human rights in fairway Hotel September 11, 2012
26 July 2012
The AIDS2012 conference in Washington DC was a very successful event.
6 July 2012
NRC Charity Awards
STEM OP ONS !
23 May 2012
After three years
Annemarie van den Heuvel is leaving Health[e]Foundation not for a new job but
for a trip around the world!
10 May 2012
Again for the sixth year a great group of medical students started
HIV[e]Education in Beira.
2 May 2012
New programs, new languages, new format, new staff, new fundraising, and new supervisory board members. 2011 was a full year.
1 May 2012
Three years ago the HIv[e]education training was
planned for Aruba.Thanks to the perseverance of Arnelda Els and Sharliene
Koolman of the Department of Public Health the training took off.
2 April 2012
Health[e]Foundation warmly welcomes two new staff-members, Carmen Franse and
25 March 2012
Second round pilot workshop of Community[e]Education took place in Wat Laad Praow school in Bangkok.
10 February 2012
Together with NSPOH training for healthcare workers on TB and labour was
organized as part of infectious disease training.
1 February 2012
Do you wish to be famous and see your name (and picture) all over the
18 January 2012
The project is
part of the Telemicrobiology program with Kiestra lab automation and the AMC
Bacteriology department both from the Netherlands together with the Hospital of
Tropical Diseases in Ho Chi Minh City. The Bacteriology[e]Education e-learning
program was originally designed in order for clinicians and lab staff to better
understand each part of the disease.
27 November 2011
On 21-22 and 24-25
November 2011, HIV[e]Education training workshop took place in Manado,
Indonesia. Nearly hundred participant were divided into two groups to ensure
active involvement in an interactive workshop.
15 November 2011
meeting in Sri Saket, North East Thailand, was organized in collaboration with
ICS (International Child Support) 12th October 2011. The purpose of the meeting was to introduce the program for future
participants to pilot Community[e]Education program. Participants, altogether
36, with various backgrounds gathered
at the Ratchathani University to discuss how they could to use the program in
and out of classroom settings.
1 October 2011
The closing workshop the
last days of September in Ho Chi Minh City was over subscribed. Many more
people wanted to participate in the workshop than the number of people that
started June 17. We knew participants were all doing the course very well and
finished it already long before the beginning of the workshop, but that it was
also so popular by word of mouth was good news!
31 August 2011
We organized the closing
workshop for the fifth year students of the Universidade Catholica de
Mocambique in Beira the first days of September. It was a full room of 40 enthusiastic students. They just started their
first rotation in the clinic most at internal medicine, pediatrics and surgery.
They saw already many HIV+ patients, many adults and children in the latter
stages of AIDS.
17 July 2011
The scientific programme of the 6th IAS Conference
on HIV Pathogenesis, Treatment and Prevention aims to provide new insights into
HIV disease development, biomedical prevention, clinical care that can lead to
novel research directions and help translate theoretical advances into clinical
and prevention practice while building evidence for successful programme
operations and implementation. Health[e] Foundation is also present at the conference.
21 June 2011
New group of 95 healthcare workers started the HIV[e]Education in Manado on June 18th 2011. The 95 new participants for this training were easily found, the motivation and enthusiasm of the group was really high.
26 May 2011
On the 26th of May 2011
three Community[e]Education sessions (mostly on Negotiation and Decision Making
Skills) were given at the American School of the Hague (ASH). According the feedback of
the students the sessions were experienced both educative and fun, in either
10 May 2011
As every year, we trained
the fifth year medical school students at the Universidade Catolica of Beira
(UCM) in May. Just before entering their clinical internship in the hospital. This is the fifth year we
train at the medical school in Beira and the HIV[e]Education course is a well known
element of their curriculum that all students look forward to.
5 April 2011
Together with Dr. Agung, the organizing
committee and NEBA, Health[e]Foundation's aim to train all healthcare workers in the Manado
region is going well. On March 28th the third group of 99 healthcare workers came
together for the HIV[e]Education Kickoff training.
30 March 2011
The Makerere University-Johns Hopkins University (MUJHU) started the
HIV[e]Education course in November 2010 with a follow-up workshop
scheduled in early March. This workshop was different from others
since we had four very special Dutch guests: our three fundraising networkers, Aki van
Andel, Constance Scholten and Lennard van Vloten, as well as the innovator of
Rogier van Duyn.
28 February 2011
With the new updates all translated in French as well as the the new HIV[e]Education modules, a group of 43 healthcare workers began a training in Yaoundé, Cameroon.
7 February 2011
Health[e]Foundation is one of the partners of the Together4Change Alliance that
will implement and strengthen their work together with other (inter)national
and local organizations working in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America.
16 December 2010
Community[e]Education program of Health[e]Foundation makes use of a variety of
tools. From partners like Path, PSI, UNFPA, Love Check to the films we
developed ourselves. Films with quizzes like Condom lessons, Negotiation
skills, Female Condom monologues to animations like the two new Health[e]Body
Please take five minutes to watch the fun and inspirational animations
made by Maarten Koopman and funded by the International Child Support!
24 November 2010
Good news is that our Annual report was chosen as the best designed Annual Report in 2009. We were complimented on
design and content, both of which gave a good and warm impression of our work.
1 November 2010
29-30 October, the fifth annual HIV[e]Education training took place in Beira at
the Catholic University of Mozambique. This super smart and motivated group of medical students will participate next year in the follow up of pediatric
HIV[e]Education and will receive a mentor training before going into the rural
clinics after graduation.
20 October 2010
Big Five in HIV/AIDS & TB Care symposium organized by Health[e]Foundation
on October 16th at Hotel Africana, Kampala, Uganda was an enormous hit. Over
400 former Ugandan participants were an active audience during a wonderful
symposium, with international and local faculty.
8 July 2010
HealtheFoundation activities at the International AIDS Conference in Vienna, July 2010.
22 June 2010
Since 2009 Suzanne Hertogs and Petra Boers have been helping to create Health[e]Foundation's very
own newspaper, Health[e]People.
7 June 2010
On the first
of June Health[e]Foundation introduced the development of its newest
program, Bacteriology[e]Education, in collaboration with Amsterdam's Academic Medical Center, the Dutch Kiestra Lab Automation Company, and the Hospital for Tropical Diseases in Ho Chi Minh City.
26 May 2010
On Friday, 21 May 2010 an HIV education kickoff meeting took place for the 5th year medical students at the Catholic University of Mozambique.
28 April 2010
In collaboration with the Thai Red Cross, the South East Asian Research
Collaboration with Hawaii, HIV-NAT and the Thai Red Cross Nursing College, Health[e]Foundation organized a 2-day workshop for HIV and TB education in April 2010.
23 March 2010
In collaboration with Neba foundation and with the great help of our local
partners, 63 participants attended a follow up workshop for HIV education in Manado in March.
2 March 2010
Invitation to the HIV and TB e-learning training in Thailand in April 2010.
5 February 2010
The closing workshop for HIV education in Kumba, in the southwest of Cameroon, was organized with the great help and support of Dr. Japhet Tabi.
25 January 2010
On Friday, 22 January 2010 a second group of 27 new mentors were given instruction on mentorship for an HIV education training in Kampala.
14 December 2009
On Monday, 7 December 2009 an HIV and TB education closing workshop at the St Augustine Institute began with 28 enthusiastic and motivated participants from various healthcare
centers of the Uganda Catholic Medical Bureau (UCMB).
2 December 2009
On 1 December 2009 Health[e]Foundation joined several other HIV and healthcare organizations in The Netherlands at the 13th National Congress on STIs, HIV, and Sex.
20 November 2009
From 12-14 November
a small group of participants attended the closing workshop in Jakarta,
representing the first group to complete the Bahasa Indonesia translation of HIV education.
28 October 2009
From 22-24 October a closing workshop took place in Malawi's Zomba district, concluding an HIV education course that began in July for a group of 32 doctors and nurses from local hospitals.
17 September 2009
On September 8th the first HIV education course in Argentina began in Buenos Aires, with 32 registered participants.
8 September 2009
From 3-4 September a closing workshop completed the first HIV education training in Thai.
22 August 2009
Executive Director, Fransje van der Waals, presented at a seminar, HIV Distance Learning in Asia
and the Pacific, during the International Congress on AIDS in Asia and the Pacific (ICAAP).
14 August 2009
On 31 July 2009 Health[e]Foundation conducted a combined HIV and TB kickoff training in collaboration with UCMB at the St Augustine Institute, Nsambya.
8 July 2009
In collaboration with
Dignitas International, a second group of healthcare workers in Malawi started
the HIV Education program on Friday, July 3.
6 July 2009
Following the two day mentoring workshop in Kampala, Uganda, a special follow up meeting with the mentors was held in order to sit, reflect, and evaluate the way the HIV education training was organized.
12 June 2009
On the tenth of June, a TB Education kickoff training took place at the Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI) at Mulago Hospital in Kampala, Uganda.
20 May 2009
Health[e]Foundation welcomed its board members and local representatives from all over the world for 2 intense days of training as well as sharing experiences and ideas.
30 April 2009
With the generous support of the Dutch HIV Monitoring Foundation, 125 healthcare workers joined the 5th symposium, "HIV Intervention & Monitoring", on the Caribbean island of Curaçao.