Mortality Rate from Sars-CoV-2, Albania, countries in the Region and Worldwide

Open Data Albania is analyzing several indicators on infection and riskiness or mortality from Sars-CoV- 2. The main indicator, which will serve as a basis for comparison between countries is mortality the virus. The latter will be measured as the ratio of confirmed deaths by against the number of confirmed cases with Covid-19. The data for this article was obtained from Our World in Data…

Planned Government Expenditure for Healthcare Programs, 2022 Budget

Open Data Albania is analyzing the level of public spending on healthcare over the years by examining the programs that cover health services. In accordance with Law no. 115/2021 ‘On the 2022 budget’, there are 77 billion ALL planned to be distributed to the  Ministry of Health and Social Protection, out of which 63% or 49 billion ALL will be allocated for the health services…

Budget Expenditures for the Health Sector, Mandatory Health Contributions and Average Expenditure Per capita 2022

Open Data Albania is analyzing budget expenditure for the Health sector, as outlined in the 2022 budget. If we refer to the functional classification, the Health sector is one of the ten functions guaranteed by the state. This feature includes expenses for: Medical products, appliances, and equipment; Outpatient services (for outpatients – i.e. who do not require hospitalization); Hospital services; Public health services; research and…

Budget Revisions during the State of Natural Disasters, 2020-2021

Open Data Albania is conducting a research regarding the State Budget Revisions for the management of two natural disasters: the November 2019 Earthquake and the Covid-19 Pandemic. The purpose of this article is to record these events’ financial effects on the State Budget 2020 and 2021. The data for this article has been retrieved from the Ministry of Finance budget charts, which refer to the…

Reimbursement of medicines by value and by beneficiary categorization, 2016-2020

Open Data Albania is looking into the value and beneficiary categories of reimbursable for the 2016 – 2020 period. The list of reimbursable medicines and medical devices is one of the important packages funded by the Compulsory Health Insurance Fund. Reimbursement of medicines is realized on the basis of contracts that the Fund has established with pharmacies, using as reference the List of Reimbursable Medicines…

Vaccination for children by disease for the five years 2016 – 2020

Open Data Albania is publishing data on the level of (compulsory) vaccination coverage for children by disease. This indicator is published by the Institute of Public Health. The indicator is provided in percentage, showing defects of 2020 as a year affected by the lockdown situation, with movement being more difficult due to the pandemic. It is two vaccines for children for which in 2020 there…

Anti-COVID Vaccination 19, Administered Doses and Financial Costs in Albania September 2020 – 1 September 2021

Open Data Albania is investigating Anti Covid 19 vaccination in Albania: planning; number of doses contracted; doses administered and applied. The same analysis also reveals State Expenditures for purchase through contracting. Information in this article refers to official publications of the Prime Minister; Ministry of Health and Ministry of Finance and Economy. In order to obtain records on contracting expenses, the analytical team at Open…

Contractor Businesses in the Covid-19 Healthcare Sector, March 2020-May 2021

AIS, implementing organization of Open Data Albania project, is conducting a research about the business contractors in the Health Sector concerning acquisitions of goods and services aiming to help the government cope with the Covid-19 Pandemic. The research included contracts for which the winners were announced, as well as the Treasury Payments executed in their favor, from March 2020 to May 2021. Companies are listed…

Tracing of tenders related to the Natural Disaster of Covid -19, AIS database as an independent monitoring mechanism

AIS has traced tenders carried out by health institutions in the country, creating a database with information on tenders’ procedures, purchases, performance, and status. The database enables transparency and tracing of contracts signed for: Medications –http://openprocurement.al/en/htender/covid/title/BARNA%20COV-2?  Equipment –http://openprocurement.al/en/htender/covid/title/APARATURA%20COV-2? Protective Gears – http://openprocurement.al/en/htender/covid/title/MJETE-MBROJTESE%20COV-2? Medical Oxygen – http://openprocurement.al/en/htender/covid/title/OKSIGJEN%20COV-2? or Purchases of Vaccines –http://openprocurement.al/en/htender/covid/title/KONTRAKTIME%20VAKSINIM%20COV-2? The data are listed by type of procedure and institution. Tracing, transparency, and accountability take particular importance in…

Health Expenditures, State Budget 2020 and the Covid-19 Pandemic

Open Data Albania is looking into the state budget for health in 2020 and the dynamics of changes that the Executive and the Parliament have adopted during the year. The research aims to identify the budgetary behavior in meeting the needs of Health Institutions during the Pandemic. The research focuses solely on changes to the Health Budget. The article does not describe changes related to…

Death toll by causal diseases, indicators for Albania 1993-2018

Open Data Albania is disclosing data on the death toll by causal disease for 2012-2019. This indicator shows the number of diseases affecting the population the most and also determining the final diagnosis at the moment a death is recorded. The groups of diseases causing death include Infectious Diseases; Tumors; Endocrine and Nutrition-related Diseases; Blood Diseases; Mental Disorders; Nervous System; Blood Circulation Diseases; Respiratory Tract;…