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Equals Initiative Partnership

The EQUALS Initiative is a joint collaboration between RCPI and the HSE and is based on the following goals: Sourcing and donating good quality equipment which becomes freely available from Irish hospitals to hospitals in Zambia, in response to local need. Today, the remit of the EQUALS Initiative has developed to also include the provision […]

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UNSUNG HERO AWARD – 2020

In recognition of the incredible work done by ESTHER Ireland affiliated partnerships, we have created the Unsung Hero Award. This award will shine a light on individuals who have worked hard to show consistent and unshakeable commitment to the health partnership they are involved in. This is the second year of the award. Please nominate […]

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The 5th ESTHER Ireland Partnerships Forum

The 5th ESTHER Ireland Partnerships Forum will take place on November 11, 2020 as part of a live web event. The winners of the UNSUNG HERO 2020 Award will be announced at the event. Make your nomination here. The two-hour online event “A Bright Future for Health Partnerships” will bring together a small group of […]

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Irish and Sudanese Scientists Partner on Gut Health to Prevent Disease

Irish and Sudanese Scientists have teamed up on an innovative approach to combating a slew of preventable diseases currently crippling Sudan’s population through a strategic partnership centred on gut health. As part of an ESTHER Ireland grant partnership administered by the Irish Global Health Network and funded by the Health Service Executive, APC Microbiome Institute […]

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Innovative Collaboration launched in Bangladesh to Reduce Impact of Dementia

The Global Brain Health Institute, made up of partners in Trinity College Dublin, the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and the The Neurology Academy in the UK have come together as part of an innovative collaboration on a project in Bangladesh to reduce the impact of dementia on the country’s aging population. A network […]

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New Partnership Shows Strong Promise in Improving Mental Health in India

An emerging ESTHER Ireland grant partnership between Irish partners: Mental Health Ireland and Health Service Executive Office for Mental Health Engagement and Recovery, and Southern partners: Hospital for Mental Health in Ahmedabad (Gujarat, India), the Office for Mental Health (Government of Gujarat, India) and the Centre for Mental Health Law and Policy (Indian Law Society) […]

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Simple Treatments Save Lives in Malawi

Sitting in a clinic in Northern Malawi, Dr Peter Harrington—a Wexford-based GP usually practicing in the Palms GP Surgery, Gorey, but also leading an overseas health partnership in Malawi funded by the HSE—remembers witnessing a 12-year-old boy struggling to walk from the waiting room into the clinic room. “He was swollen and short of breath […]

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Sub-Saharan Africa

The first partnership in ESTHER Ireland is the Collaboration Programme between the Royal College of Surgeons Ireland (RCSI) and the College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA) which joined in December 2012. The RCSI/COSECSA collaboration is a long-term partnership.  The aim is to train and retain more surgeons in sub-Saharan Africa and […]

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ESTHER Partnerships Forum

2020 ESTHER Partnerships Forum 2019 ESTHER Partnerships Forum 2018 ESTHER Partnerships Forum 2017 ESTHER Partnerships Forum 2016 ESTHER Partnerships Forum   The ESTHER Partnerships Forum is an annual collaborative networking and learning event which showcases international health partnerships between Irish organisations and institutions. The forums were run annually since 2016. A dedicated page on each […]

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