Developing a Regular Paediatric Oncology Pathology Service in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania: Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin (Ireland) and Muhimbili National Hospital (Tanzania)

Paediatric Cancer Care Partnership: Ireland and Tanzania Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin is Ireland’s largest acute paediatric teaching hospital and is the national centre in Dublin, Ireland for paediatric cancer services. Chemotherapy and Pathology are conducted on-site at the hospital, while other services including radiation, orthopedics, are distributed across other hospitals; neurosurgeries for example would […]

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Reciprocal Learning: Visit to Ireland by Staff of Nepal’s Lalgadh Leprosy Services Centre

In March (2015) Dr. Mai Mannix (Director of Public Health, HSE Mid-West) and Dr. Anne Dee (Specialist in Public Health Medicine, Department of Public Health, HSE Mid-West) visited colleagues and partners at the Lalgadh Leprosy Services Centre (LLSC) in Nepal. You can find more information about Dr. Mannix and Dr. Dee’s visit in our previous […]

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Second ESTHER Ireland Start-Up Grants Workshop: Galway

Invitation to ESTHER Ireland’s 2nd Start-up Grants Workshop ESTHER Ireland works to support international partnerships between Irish health institutions and their counterparts in low- and middle- income countries. ESTHER Ireland aims to support such partnerships through recognition, promotion, and networking, as well as helping to build such interactions by providing a Start-Up Grants Programme that facilitates […]

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First ESTHER Ireland Start-Up Grants Workshop Successful!

ESTHER Ireland hosts successful Start-Up Grants Workshop   On Wednesday 11th March, ESTHER Ireland held its first Start-Up Grants Workshop at the Department of Epidemiology at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in the centre of Dublin. The initial announcement generated a high level of interest among those following ESTHER Ireland’s activities, and the […]

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European ESTHER Alliance African Regional Workshop 2014

The Casablanca Voices From October 14-16th 2014, the European ESTHER Alliance held its ground-breaking regional workshop in Casablanca, which, for the first time, gathered both northern and southern ESTHER partners from 22 African countries, and 8 European countries, to share knowledge and experiences in International Partnerships for Health (IHPs), and to work towards common solutions […]

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Reflections on the Partnership Panorama (ESTHER session at IFGH International Conference)

  In November of last year (2014), the Irish Forum for Global Health held its biannual International Global Health Conference. As part of the conference ESTHER Ireland ran a session titled the Partnership Panorama. The aim of this session was to give a snapshot of the ESTHER Ireland Partnerships as well as recipients of the Start-Up […]

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Partnership Panorama: ESTHER session at the IFGH International Conference 2014

Next week, on the 5th and 6th of November the Irish Forum for Global Health (IFGH) are holding their 10th International Conference in Trinity College Dublin, Dublin. The theme of the conference this year is Partnerships for Health. This theme is so appropriate in the world of global health and development where working in isolation […]

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ESTHER Ireland attends the Geneva Health Forum 2014

Earlier this year, the Geneva Health Forum was held from the 15th to the 17th of April. The Geneva Health Forum (GHF) is a global health conference coupled with an interactive, web based platform called the Global Health Forum Platform. It aims to bring together global health players from multiple sectors including frontliners, catalysts, researchers […]

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Ireland and Mozambique: New possible partnerships

During the State visit to Ireland by President Guebuza of Mozambique in June, a Statement of Intent was signed between the HSE (Quality and Patient Safety Division) and the Government of Mozambique agreeing to explore options for collaborating to strengthen the health system in Mozambique and to consider how the Irish health services may learn […]

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ESTHER – ‘A New Way Of Doing Work’

On June 26, 2013, Minister of State for Trade and Development Joe Costello TD launched the ESTHER Ireland programme beneath the stained glass windows of the Albert Hall, in the Royal College of Surgeons, Dublin. Ireland’s membership of ESTHER follows a Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Health Service Executive (HSE) and Irish Aid in 2010, in […]

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