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Eldryd Parry - Lancet Profile

Eldryd Parry - Lancet Profile

The Lancet interviews THET founder Prof. Eldryd Parry about his work with THET and his on-going commitment to global health.

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Donating medical equipment overseas - new guidance

Donating medical equipment overseas - new guidance

A toolkit to provide guidance on making donations of medical equipment to low-income countries

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Monitor launches new report setting out how to secure the future of the NHS

THET believes that overseas volunteering from the NHS is already a valuable asset and could play a unique role in addressing some of the challenges faced by the NHS - its strongest contribution being the area of leadership development and service innovation.

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Survey of Anaesthesia Global Collaboration Launched

Survey of Anaesthesia Global Collaboration Launched

Collaboration between The Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain & Ireland and THET seeks to map anaesthesia work overseas.

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Overseas volunteering from the NHS benefits UK & the world. NEW REPORT.

Overseas volunteering from the NHS benefits UK & the world. NEW REPORT.

A new report from the APPG on Global Health has highlighted how volunteering benefits the NHS and global health more generally.

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Primary Care & Public Health Conference

Primary Care & Public Health Conference

THET conference entitled, Getting out of hospital: Primary Care & Public Health in Global Health Partnerships is being held on Monday 15th July 2013.

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Academy Support for Overseas Volunteering

Academy Support for Overseas Volunteering

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges has released a statement giving its full support for the engagement of health professionals in volunteering.

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Nurse Award for Coordinator of the East London – Butabika Health Partnership

Nurse Award for Coordinator of the East London – Butabika Health Partnership

Cerdic Hall, the coordinator of the East London – Butabika Health Partnership wins the prestigious ‘International Nurse of the Year Award’. Sponsored by the Nursing Standard, the award recognises nurses whose international work has made a difference to the healthcare of people outside the UK.

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WHO Heads Major New Initiative on Women's Health in Africa

WHO Heads Major New Initiative on Women's Health in Africa

Report on women's health in Africa from the WHO. Plus an upcoming documentary highlighting the challenges women face in achieving essential, basic healthcare.

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Resource Package for African Partnerships for Patient Safety (APPS)

Resource Package for African Partnerships for Patient Safety (APPS)

The resource package was co-developed by frontline health professionals through a pioneering WHO programme, African Partnerships for Patient Safety (APPS), that pairs 14 African hospitals each with a hospital in England, France or Switzerland.

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Strengthening Surgical Capacity (SSC) Grants Scheme

Strengthening Surgical Capacity (SSC) Grants Scheme

THET is pleased to announce the three successful health partnership projects who have received funding under the second round of the Strengthening Surgical Capacity (SSC) grants scheme, funded by Johnson & Johnson. Winners will put these funds towards building the capacity of surgery or anaesthesia services in sub-Saharan Africa.

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Report on International Citizen Service (ICS) Pilot Programme

Report on International Citizen Service (ICS) Pilot Programme

Evaluation of International Citizen Service (ICS), the government funded volunteering programme that sent over 1200 UK young people to developing countries last year. The pilot THET-ICS programme, run in collaboration with King's Health Partners, concluded in 2011.

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Pensions Support Fund for Volunteers

Pensions Support Fund for Volunteers

The Health Partnership Scheme aims to increase international volunteering by UK health professionals, not only to contribute effectively to global health development, but also to bolster the skills of the UK health workforce once the volunteer returns.

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Somaliland Students Celebrate BSc Midwifery Graduation

Somaliland Students Celebrate BSc Midwifery Graduation

On October 11th 2012 twenty-one female graduates successfully completed the Dfid funded and THET supported BSc Midwifery degree course, the first of its kind in Somaliland.

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THET Launches Medical Equipment Programme

THET Launches Medical Equipment Programme

The organisations awarded funding through the Health Partnership Scheme to improve the maintenance and management of medical equipment across five countries in sub-Saharan Africa were announced by Lord Nigel Crisp at the International Conference on Appropriate Healthcare Technologies for Developing Countries hosted by the Institute of Engineering & Technology (IET).

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Innovative workforce development: the case for international health links

Innovative workforce development: the case for international health links

How health partnerships between the NHS and developing countries deliver benefits to the NHS workforce

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Health Partnerships Conference 2012

Health Partnerships Conference 2012

Over 200 delegates attended last year, providing a valuable opportunity to meet and network with colleagues. We look forward to seeing you there!

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