The improvement of managing children with cancer in Ghana is at the heart of the team working on the link between Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Ghana and the Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh. As a result of this link, over 100 participants, including doctors, nurses and pharmacists, from four different regions in Ghana have been trained how to professionally manage childhood cancers, treatment and counselling.
To improve survival chances of child burn victims in Malawi, Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital, Blantyre and NHS Tayside Health Board, Scotland developed a link.
The collaborative effort of the Rwanda Paediatric Association; Ministry of Health, Rwanda; University of Nairobi, Kenya and the Imperial College HealthCare Trust, UK has enabled training of hospital staff in Rwanda to deal with emergency cases of children under 5.
Kanti Children Hospital, the only national referral and governmental children hospital in Nepal, has been working with the Alder Hey hospital, UK since 1994 in a variety of different health areas. In 2010 the link was awarded funding to embark on a new project in response to the urgent need to improve paediatric burn units in the country.
Dr. Abuh, Ophthalmologist and Hospital Medical Director at ECWA Eye Hospital, is the project coordinator for the Link between ECWA Eye Hospital, Nigeria and Western Health and Social Care Trust (WHSCT). The project aimed to improve children’s eye care services in Nigeria’s Kano region.