International ESTHER partners

Baby Esther Armenia

The work started in 2018, and the Esther program in Armenia is aimed at parents and their children suffering from cystic fibrosis. Even medical students and under graduated doctors are included. The first step is to achieve coordination between universities, departments/clinics and the home environment by creating common learning forms such as Esther cafés.

Contact persons:

Patient representative: Hasmik Karapetyan
Dr. Arman Harutyunyan, Professor Assistant in Faculty of Pediatric Surgery of YSMU. Yerevan, Republic of Armenia

Esther Kent, UK

The network started in 2016 in the private sector: The Graham Care Group and The Design and Learning Centre for Clinical and Social Innovation.

Contact person:

Anna Carlbom

Esther Singapore: Network för Health and Social care

The network started in 2016 within the SingHealth district and deals with people with complex care needs regardless of age and diagnosis.
In 2018, Esthercoacher Singapore received a prize for its work on safety in care transitions between departments and units/clinics, and for a reduction in readmissions to the hospital. The prize was awarded by Institute Patient Safety Quality at SingHealth Duke-NUS Quality Innovative Day on 16.3.18.

Contact person:

Esther Lim 

In Denmark

Starting 2024 in Region Nordjylland with a strong focus on patientinvolvement.

Contact person:

Anne Mølholm

In Austria

Esther is the name of the Network in Graz which started 2018. In 2022 they launched the ESTHER Haus which is a special simulation center where Next of kin can train how to live and support Esther with special needs.

Contact person:

Dr. Judith Goldgruber
Leiterin Albert Schweitzer Institut für Geriatrie und Gerontologie