San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Health Workers Together in association with the Liverpool-Mulago and Chester-Kisiizi Health Partnerships
This year, THET celebrates its 25th anniversary of supporting the education and training of health workers in low and middle income countries across Africa, Asia and the Middle East.
This event will give anyone involved or interested in health partnerships (medical professionals, volunteers, students and local corporate organisations) the opportunity to come together under one roof and discuss ways of working together to share ideas, knowledge and good practice. It will also give the opportunity to network with like minded people, and celebrate the collaborative nature of health partnerships.
11-1pm Health Partnerships surgeries. Discussions will cover How to establish a Health Partnership, Funding Opportunities, Risk assessments and the Benefits of Volunteering
2-5pm Volunteer presentations, Q&A and panel discussion - Hear from doctors, midwifes, students, established health partnerships and bio-medical engineers.
6-8pm Keynote speakers including THET Senior Partnerships Manager Victoria Tayler, Ugandan midwife Sarah Muwanguzi, Jules Storr from WHO and Lecturer in Mental Health, Jerome Wright. Followed by drinks reception and networking.
You are invited to attend any combination of the three sessions. Please register for each session seperately.
Sarah Hoyle Chester-Kiziisi Partnership
Steve Jones Edge Hill University-CSI Holdsworth Memorial Hospital Partnership
Jerome Wright University of York-Zomba Mental Health Services Partnership
Victoria Tayler THET, Senior Partnerships Manager
Professor Louise Ackers Liverpool-Mulago Partnership
Sarah Muwanguzi Senior Nursing Officer, Mulago Hospital, Uganda
Jules Storr World Health Organization's Patient Safety Programme
Who should attend?
The event will explore how health partnerships in the UK are improving healthcare in developing countries. It will also give those involved in partnership projects the opportunity to learn, share, and network, while allowing those new to partnerships, such as potential volunteers and students, a forum in which to find out more about how they can get involved.
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For over 25 years, THET has been supporting health workers overseas, improving patient care through targeted training programmes. We work with diverse partners to build a world where everybody has access to affordable and quality healthcare. In the past six years alone, THET has reached over 50,000 health workers across thirty-four countries in Africa, the Middle East and Asia.