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HealthNet TPO is a Dutch aid agency that works on health in areas disrupted by war or disasters. In these areas people are facing the immense task of rebuilding society while they suffer from poverty, diseases and the emotional consequences of conflict. We use ‘health’ as both a goal and means: the goal is to reach accessible health care for all. By working on that together with local communities we use ‘health’ as a means to bring people together and to restore mutual trust.


Support Nepal!

On April 25th 2015, at 11:41 local time, Nepal was hit by an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.8 . Urgent help is continuously needed! HealthNet is in a unique situation to support the psychosocial and mental health care activities during this emergency situation. In 2005 HealthNet established a partnership with TPO Nepal, a leading psychosocial and mental health organization.

18 April: Jalalabad City Incident

On 18 April 2015 Jalalabad City witnessed a very tragic and sad day due to a number of bomb blasts. There was a deadly blast outside a national bank, which resulted into a large number of casualties and deaths of innocent people. The Islamic State in Afghanistan claimed to have conducted this attack.

28 May Seminar: The role of religion in humanitarian help

During this seminar professional humanitarian aid workers, scholars and representatives of faith based organizations and of (inter)national governmental bodies will discuss the possibilities and limitations of working together with local religious communities and faith- based organizations.

Development of the ENhancing Assessment of Common Therapeutic factors

Competent specialist and non-specialist therapists are needed to increase availability of effective psychological treatment. Current training programs and research trials are limited by the lack of competence assessment tools that can be easily administered across a range of cultural settings and intervention programs. We developed the ENhancing Assessment of Common Therapeutic factors (ENACT) scale to meet these needs.

20 September Run for HealthNet: Amsterdam's Dam to Dam run 2015

10 miles is quite a distance, especially if you have to walk it. Most people have never even run such a distance. For some people finishing the “Dam tot Damloop” can be their biggest challenge, while others strive to break their personal record. Anyhow, running for HealthNet is a unique chance to push your boundaries.

Article on by Willem van de Put

"Including people in social networks with access to financial service can be done at very low cost. This increases security, connects diaspora’s with home societies, builds trust and economic development." says Willem van de Put, Director at HealthNet TPO on INCLUDE, the knowledge platform on inclusive development policies.

Vacancy County Project Coordinator Raga County

HealthNet TPO is looking for a responsible&active County Project Coordinator in Raga County, South Sudan. HealthNet TPO's programme in South Sudan dates from 1996 and aims to contribute improving the overall health situation and supports the development of systems for the provision of health care. HealthNet TPO actively seeks to expand its present programme with relevant project and funding opportunities.

Community Midwife Education (CME) program in Ghanikhel Afghanistan voted first in the country

The community midwife education program in Ghanikhel Afghanistan was once again voted first in the country. The program scored an impressive 99% in the binding assessment carried out by the national accreditation board.
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