3rd ESTHER Ireland Partnership Forum

The 3rd ESTHER Ireland Partnerships Forum took place on Monday 29th November 2018, at the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, on Kildare Street in Dublin. The Partnerships Forum is an annual collaborative networking and learning event which showcases international health partnerships being sustained between health organisations in Ireland and various partners in the Global South.

Please click here to view the agenda of discussion for the day. As with previous years, the presentations were split into several ‘Sessions’ over the course of the day, each of which will be detailed below. Recordings of each of the presentations are available via playlist on the IFGH Youtube channel.

Session I:

Setting The Scene for Health Partnerships Globally


Mr. Ruairi de Burca

Director-General Irish Aid, DFA Ireland


Dr. David Weakliam

Global Health Programme, HSE

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Dr. Shams Syed

 Quality Services & Resilience Unit, WHO

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Session II

Models of Health Partnerships

Dr. Douglas Hamilton Dr. Mark Wheeler Ms. Suzanne Dunne Dr. Stuart Garrett Dr. Eoghan McKernan
Global Health Programme Edenpark Surgery UHC Limerick St. James’ Hospital UCC
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Session III:

Experiences of the Partnership Journey


Ms Taimse Tracey


Dr Karl Bergin

Dr. Isaac Ziba Dr. Richard Firth Dr. Ayat Abu-Agla
RCPI & Coombe Hospital St John’s Hospital, Mzuzu Centre for Global Health, TCD
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Session IV:

What Can Ireland Learn?

Ms. Lorraine Murphy Dr. Sami Ahmed Mr. Graem Chisholme Dr Méabh Ni Bhuinneáin Dr. Shams Syed
HSE Cork University Hospital Tropical Health Education Trust Mayo General Hospital WHO
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