From the UK to Somaliland, we are privileged to share the experiences of those putting their lives on the line to protect our health.
The National University of Lesotho (NUL) is a growing institution striving to meet the needs of the nation through producing competent and skilled graduates. In response to COVID-19, NUL has been working to build the capacity of nurse-midwives.
In a crisis like COVID-19, society’s most marginalised are hit first and hardest. Despite unavoidable delays and cancellations, Standing Voice is working hard to safeguard the welfare of people with albinism in Malawi.
With funding from Johnson & Johnson, the University College London Hospitals - Partners in Health/Inshuti Mu Buzima partnership have been working to integrate an evidence based early intervention programme for young children with developmental disability in Rwanda. In this blog, we hear how COVID-19 has affected their project.
Chris Lavy of Oxford University and Dr Clare Shakespeare, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Registrar at Mpilo Central Hospital in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe tell us about a low-cost innovative project which saw a variety of different teams working together to ensure adequate supplies of PPE.
In this blog, we hear how King's Global Health Partnerships, together with THET Somaliland and Hargeisa Group Hospital, are working to support the safety, motivation and wellbeing of frontline health workers.
King’s Global Health Partnerships redeployed its team and applied lessons from its work during the 2014 Ebola outbreak to support local partners through the first phase of the COVID-19 epidemic.
The Global Anaesthesia Development Project team are working in partnership with the Society of Anaesthetists of Zambia to ensure that anaesthesia providers in Zambia are sufficiently trained and protected during the COVID-19 pandemic.
We caught up with Dr Ashenafi Tazebew, Yalelet Fentaw Shiferaw and Sandra Kemp to discuss how a joint project by three health professionals from Ethiopia and the UK, supported by the Health Worker Action Fund, is ensuring health workers have access to the information and equipment required to fight the pandemic.
The 10-year partnership between Chipata Central Hospital, Zambia and NHS Highland, Scotland recently received a grant from THET’s Health Worker Action Fund. In this blog, they discuss how both partners are working to support each other during the pandemic and how the HWAF is assisting Chipata Hospital in maintaining infection prevention and health worker wellbeing.
Established in 2004, the VISION 2020 LINKS Programme builds long-term partnerships between eye care institutions in Africa and the UK that increase the capacity of health systems for eye care in low-and middle-income countries (LMICs) by giving eye health workers the knowledge and skills to prevent and treat eye diseases.
In the midst of COVID-19, nurses and midwives are supporting one another to challenge misinformation and protect our health.
Through our Health Worker Action Fund, the Brighton-Lusaka Pharmacy Link is working to enhance IPC by building the capacity of health workers to locally produce alcohol-based handrub for preventing COVID-19.
The Birmingham City University – Lusaka College of Nursing and Midwifery Partnership has been working to improve standards of critical care in Zambia for over 5 years. This blog reflects on the history of the partnership and how the Health Worker Action Fund will assist the partnership in responding to the challenge of COVID-19.
We spoke to members of the case management team at Gulu Regional Referral Hospital about their experience on the isolation unit, the common challenges faced across borders, and the role of global solidarity in the fight against the pandemic.
Ronald Onegwa, a Pharmacist at Kawempe National Referral Hospital in Kampala explains how his involvement in the Kampala-Cambridge IPC and AMS partnership has helped prepare him for the COVID-19 pandemic.
We caught up with Vicky Opia, the Executive Director of Peace Hospice Adjumani (PEACHOA), to find out how PEACHOA is working in partnership with Cairdeas International Palliative Care Trust to provide psychosocial support to health workers in Uganda.
In this blog, we hear how Cambridge Global Health Partnerships are working with partners in Kampala, Uganda to procure vital PPE and IPC supplies, including the components required for the on-site production of alcohol gel.
Jessica, a clinical nurse specialising in TB and a volunteer at THET, explains the health implications of Covid-19 beyond the virus itself.
THET's Country Director, Dr Thinn Thinn Hlaing, reflects on the impact of Covid-19 on Myanmar and what is being done to halt the spread of the disease.
In partnership with King’s College London and the Somaliland Ministry of Health, THET facilitated a Case Management Workshop for COVID-19 Centre Coordinators.
THET Country Director, Dr Sheba Gitta, reflects on Uganda's battle against COVID-19 and the role of partnership in flattening the curve.
Dr. Manal Ahmed Gas, a medical coordinator at Daryeel Hospital Treatment Centre for COVID-19 in Hargeisa, explains the impact of our recent PPE procurement on Somaliland's pandemic response.