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Commonwealth Partnerships for Antimicrobial Stewardship Scheme

Call for Applications Page!

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We are delighted to announce the call for applications for the Commonwealth Partnerships for Antimicrobial Stewardship (CwPAMS) programme!

Funded by the UK Department for Health and Social Care’s Fleming Fund and managed by THET and CPA, CwPAMS will see up to 12 commonwealth partnerships receive funding to tackle the growing challenge of antimicrobial resistance in Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia.

A total of £600,000 is available to partnerships, with projects expected to run from February 2019 to April 2020.


Key information:

  • Application deadline is midnight on 4th January 2019 and should be sent to ams@thet.org
  • Grants are restricted to projects in Ghana, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia
  • Grants are available for projects focussed on:
    •  Antimicrobial stewardship, including surveillance (AMS) – requirement;
    •  Antimicrobial pharmacy expertise and capacity – requirement;
    • Infection Prevention Control (IPC)
  • Grants are available for a period of 15 months, and should begin from 1st February 2019 onwards.
    • All activity must be completed by 30th April 2020.
  • There are two tiers of funding available:
    •  Category A. £10,000 – £30,000: for new partnerships
    •  Category B. £30,000 – £75,000: for established partnerships

Please find the application documents below. These can also be found through the Resources page on our website.

I am delighted that UK Aid – provided through the Government’s Fleming Fund – will enable these vital partnerships between our fantastic NHS staff and their counterparts overseas to take place.

Prof Dame Sally Davies - Chief Medical Officer - England

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