Funding opportunity – Health Partnership Scheme

This scheme funded by DfID is managed by the Tropical Health and Education Trust in cooperation with HLSP.

  • Paired institutional partnerships – encouraging reach into underserved and rural areas. Call for applications open 1st August – closing date for applications 30th October, 2011.
  • Multi-country partnerships – training and capacity building projects concerned with the MDGs on Child Health, Maternal Health and Combatting HIV/AIDS. Must span three or more eligible countries (see definition). Lead partner institution must be based in UK. Concept paper deadline using the template provided must be in on or before 29th August 2011 for this round.
  • Long term volunteering: health system strengthening, contributing to meeting the MDGs in Child Health, Maternal Health, Combatting HIV/AIDS. Placement of UK volunteers for six months.
  • Health partnership fostering / brokerage: provision of online and real world support for the formation and growth of effective partnerships in poor and priority countries.

Pre-proposal workshops will be held during August and September 2011 in Manchester, Cardiff, Glasgow and London. See below: :Key dates”.

General outline of whole scheme: www.thet.org/health-partnership-scheme/

More detail: www.thet.org/hps-faqs/

Key dates: www.thet.org/key-dates-for-health-partnership-scheme/

This information will be on the Phi website


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About jgreigshaw

I work with Partnerships in Health Information which promotes partnership between libraries in Africa and the UK with an emphasis in African leadership. I have visited Kenya, Mali, Uganda and Zambia though Phi has contacts in many more African countries.
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