Funds for UK bodies foster links with institutions in developing countriesBMJ 2009; 339 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.b4050 (Published 02 October 2009) Cite this as: BMJ 2009;339:b4050
- Helen Mooney
A funding scheme backed by the Department of Health and the Department for International Development has been launched to help strengthen partnerships between UK health institutions and their counterparts in developing countries.
The £3m (€3m; $5m) international health links funding scheme will run over the next three years. The scheme, set up by the British Council and the UK based charity the Tropical and Health Education Trust (THET), will aim to help build the capacity of developing countries’ health systems. The partnerships will be designed to include …