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 Partnership Forums

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 event is available from the links below.   2016 ESTHER Partnership Forum 2017 ESTHER Partnership Forum 2018 ESTHER Partnership Forum  2019 ESTHER […]

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RCSI/COSECSA Collaboration Programme

The RCSI/COSECSA collaboration is a long-term partnership that aims to train and retain more surgeons in sub-Saharan Africa and make better surgery available to more patients. The partnership now reaches 14 countries with membership of COSECSA spanning the following: Botswana, Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.  Highlights in […]

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ESTHER Ireland Is Hosting the General Secretariat of ESTHER Alliance for Global Health Partnerships

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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4th Annual ESTHER Partnership Forum

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 […]

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