9 February 2024
THET is thrilled to announce the award of 11 grants through the Global Capacity Building Programme (GCB).
Funded by NHS England, the new grants are comprised of 7 grants of £50,000 each and 4 grants of £10,000 each, with a combined value of £390,000. These grants form the first round of grants awarded through the Global Capacity Building Programme, and will support projects in Uganda, Zambia and South Africa.
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7 large grants of £50,000 each
|The integration of nutritionist led enhanced clinical nutrition into healthcare and education facilities through the Capacity Strengthening of a Centre of Excellence for Nutrition at Levy Mwanawasa Medical University (LMMU)
|Birmingham City University
|Levy Mwanawasa Medical University
|To assess the current landscape of anaesthesia provision across Zambia and to grow links between physician and non-physician cadres
|Global Anaesthesia Development Partnerships (GADP)
|Society of Anaesthetists of Zambia
|To increase the Retinopathy of Prematurity screening capacity among Midwives in the Bunyoro region at Hoima Regional Referral Hospital, Western Uganda, in twelve months.
|Eye Health Africa
|Ubora Foundation Africa
|To implement and evaluate a co-designed, mandatory, interdisciplinary, one-day Emergency Obstetric and Newborn Care (EmONC) training course throughout the Kampala Metropolitan Local Maternity and Neonatal System (LMNS).
|NHS West Yorkshire Integrated Care Board – West Yorkshire and Harrogate Local Maternity and Neonatal System (WYH LMNS)
|Kawempe National Referral Hospital
|Strengthening leadership and management among local government health managers in Wakiso district, Uganda
|Nottingham Trent University and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust (NUH)
|Makerere University School of Public Health (MakSPH)
|Modelling a transferable, multi-disciplinary orientation programme to reduce neonatal morbidity and mortality from sepsis in four public health facilities in Uganda
|Knowledge for Change (K4C), UK
|Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital (FPRRH)
|Strengthening paediatric burns care through health worker training in the Cape Winelands
|Children’s Hospital Trust UK
|The Harry Crossley Children’s Nursing Development Unit
4 small grants of £10,000 each
|To equip midwives with specialist skills/qualifications in clinical research and undertake a qualitative focus group with midwives and women about vaginal health.
|Imperial College London
|Initiating clinical Cardiac MRI services in Uganda
|St Bartholomew’s Hospital, Barts Heart Centre (BHC)
|Uganda Heart Institute (UHI) / Makerere University College of Health Sciences
|Establish knowledge exchange links between Ugandan and NHS England mental health practitioners and educators
|Manchester Metropolitan University
|Butabika School of Psychiatric Nursing (BSPN)
|To lay the foundations for Gulu to become a centre of excellence in Emergency medicine – supporting the 2 current sites in Makerere Teaching Hospital and Mbarara Regional Referral Hospital to support the MOH’s aim to significantly increase the number of EM Doctors in the next 5 years.
|The Royal College of Emergency Medicine
|St Mary’s Hospital