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29 March 2023
The Tropical Health and Education Trust (THET) and the Commonwealth Pharmacists Association (CPA) are delighted to announce 24 new grantees across eight countries as part of the Commonwealth Partnerships for Antimicrobial Stewardship (CwPAMS) 2 programme.
Funded by the Department of Health and Social Care’s Fleming Fund, CwPAMS is leveraging the expertise of UK health institutions and technical experts to strengthen the capacity of the health workforce and institutions in Commonwealth countries to address antimicrobial resistance (AMR) challenges, as well as creating opportunities for bidirectional learning.
Meet the CwPAMS 2 grantees!
Today we’re announcing grantees CwPAMS 2 projects are focusing on:
Grants will start in April 2023, running until December 2024. Projects are being carried out by both new and existing health partnerships between the UK, operating across Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.
The following partnerships have been successful in receiving grants:
Running since 2018, previous CwPAMS grants have focused on improving AMS, developing pharmacy expertise and capacity, and supporting IPC initiatives. The new phase of the programme includes additional focus areas and builds on the successes of the partnerships to date, encouraging sustainability through the development of in-country centres of excellence and sharing of best practices.
CwPAMS is funded by the UK Department of Health and Social Care’s Fleming Fund. The Fleming Fund is a UK aid programme supporting up to 25 countries across Africa and Asia to tackle antimicrobial resistance (AMR), a leading public health threat across the world. The Fleming Fund invests in strengthening surveillance systems through a portfolio of country grants, regional grants and fellowships managed by Mott MacDonald, and global projects managed by partners.