Start- up grants overview and successful grantees

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Start-up Grants help to facilitate the development of new and effective health partnerships between UK institutions and their counterparts overseas. They are designed to meet the costs of the activities necessary to establish and formalise a successful partnership. Twenty-six projects working across Africa and Asia in different health specialisms have been awarded funding.


The successful grantees are:


UK PartnerOverseas PartnerProject focusCountry
Fulcrum Medical Practice Trinity Clinic Mental Health Ghana
Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust
Gulu Hospital Mental Health Uganda
Central Manchester University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Ruby Nelson Memorial Hospital Eye Health India
Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine Lighthouse Trust HIV/AIDS, TB & Malaria Malawi
Nottingham Trent University School of Public Health, Makerere University General Health Uganda
University of Oxford College of Medicine, University of Lagos General Health Nigeria
South West Strategic Health Authority (SWSHA) Wollega University General Health Ethiopia
Edge Hill University CSI Holdsworth Memorial Hospital Mental Health India
University of East Anglia Institute of Nursing Sciences, KLE University General Health India
University of the West of England University of Peradeniya General Health Sri Lanka
Royal College of Nursing UK Zambian Union of Nurses Organisation General Health Zambia
Imperial College Faculty of Medicine, National University of Rwanda General Health Rwanda
Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) South African Academy of Family Physicians General Health South Africa
National Spinal Injury Centre, Stoke Mandeville Hospital Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre General Health Tanzania
Cantebury Christ Church University Da Nang Technical College No 2 Maternal & Newborn Health Vietnam
East Kent Hospitals University Foundation NHS Trust Tigray Health Bureau Maternal & Newborn Health Ethiopia
Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust University Teaching Hospital (UTH) Non-communicable diseases Zambia
University of Sheffield (Psychology Department) Nigerian Association of Dermatologists (N.A.D) Mental Health Nigeria
Queen Mary University (Barts and the Royal London) Aksum University General Health Ethiopia
New Craigs Hospital, NHS Highland Chipata General Hospital Mental Health Zambia
University of Sheffield (School of Medicine + School of Health and Related Research) Chitwan Medical College Non-communicable diseases Nepal
The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh University of Medicine, Myanmar Accident & Emergency Health Myanmar
Addenbrooke’s Abroad/ Cambridge University Hospitals Yangon General Hospital, The New Yangon General Hospital (Yangon, Myanmar) Accident & Emergency Health Myanmar
East London Foundation NHS Trust Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital Non-communicable diseases Uganda
Aneurin Bevan Health Board (The Royal Gwent Hospital NHS Trust) Zomba Central Hospital Eye Health Malawi
Bart’s Health NHS Trust University of Zimbabwe College of Health Sciences Eye Health Zimbabwe