From November 2019, Germany handed over its role of Secretariat of the Esther Alliance in Europe to Ireland. This move involves expanding the role of the Irish Global Health Network, as it already hosts the ESTHER Ireland Secretariat.
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The Partnership Forum is an annual collaborative networking and learning event Register on Eventbrite here About this Event The event showcases international health partnerships between health organisations in Ireland and overseas. This event will bring together ESTHER Ireland Partners, health personnel engaged in health links with less developed countries, and others interested in learning more […]
Cork – Moshi Partnership Update: A team of five from INFANT: The Irish Centre for Fetal and Neonatal Translational Research and Cork University Maternity Hospital’s (CUMH) and Cork University Hospital’s (CUH) Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, travelled to Moshi, Tanzania on February 24th 2019 to spend a week […]
Key Lessons on International Health Partnerships At the European ESTHER Alliance African Regional Workshop in Morocco in 2014, we asked participants to give their thoughts on what are the necessary ingredients for success in International Health Partnerships. Please click below to view their highlighted comments in “Voices from Casablanca”.
Selemani Hamij is a quiet and thoughtful four-year-old boy who in September 2018 when this story was reported, was looking forward to his fifth birthday. While most kids get excited about birthdays, it was more than just a milestone for Selemani. He’d just been through the worst year of his young life. In January 2018, […]
A project looking to provide culturally-sensitive HIV treatment to an indigenous tribe in the Peruvian Amazon with a rate of HIV infection vastly outpacing the general population. An m-health programme in a Lusaka HIV clinic that sends colposcopy images from Zambian patients to expert oncologists more than 7,000 kilometres away. A nascent partnership in northern […]
Zambian Minister for Health speaks of the ‘immeasurable gift’ that EQUALS Initiative donations and support signify to Zambia
This post was originally published on the RCPI website. Members of the EQUALS Initiative have just returned from a successful visit to Zambia. The trip took place from Monday 18 – Friday 22 June in Lusaka and Ndola, Zambia. The delegation met with key Zambian partner, Dr Victor Mukonka, Director of the Zambian National Public […]
Constructing a Global Learning Partnership in Physiotherapy: An Ireland–Uganda Initiative Cliona O’Sullivan, Herman Kazibwe, Zillah Whitehouse, and Catherine Blake http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fpubh.2017.00107/full#h1 Background and aim: There is a strong correlation between disability and poverty and it is acknowledged that until disability issues are addressed, the goal of poverty reduction in low-income countries is unlikely to be achieved. Despite the high prevalence of […]
Building Capacity Across Disciplines in Zambia A Start-Up Grant has been awarded to the developing partnership between the NUI Galway College of Medicine, Nursing, and Health Sciences, and the Saolta University Healthcare Group, and their counterparts in Zambia’s Copperbelt province: Copperbelt University School of Medicine, Ndola Central Hospital, and the associated School of Nursing in […]
Fulfilling Medical Equipment and Training Needs in Zambia The EQUALS Initiative was established in 2013 as a collaboration between the HSE and the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, based around donations of medical equipment from Irish hospitals to institutions in low- and middle- income countries, and the provision of training to improve service quality. […]