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DFID Announce Extension to the Health Partnership Scheme

We are delighted to say that, after several months of discussion, DFID has agreed an extension of the Health Partnership Scheme and awarded THET a grant to carry out the work. The extension runs until February 2019, by which time it is hoped that the government will have come to a decision about a full-scale successor programme. The new funding provides a grants pool of a little over £1.5m and will be used to fund successful health partnerships in a limited number of countries. There will be two grant streams, one for small projects (probably up to £40,000) and the second for projects up to £120,000. There will be a twelve-month implementation period for projects, hopefully running from Nove

2017 Wales Africa Health Conference

The 2017 Wales Africa Health Conference was excellent. Held at the SWALEC stadium on a beautiful warm July day we had to close new registrations when they hit the 160 mark! The conference is jointly sponsored by the Wales for Africa Health Links Network, Hub Cymru Africa and Public Health Wales (IHCC). It is funded through Welsh Gov grants and this year focused on the Ebola epidemic in a West Africa and how we can support African partners to strengthen their health systems, especially by building nurse leadership and capacity, to deliver the sustainable health goals (SDGs) The Chief Nursing Officer Prof Jean White opened the morning session and Cabinet Secretary Vaughan Gething showed his an

Wales Africa Health Conference 2017

Thanks to all who attended the recent Health Conference at the SWALEC Stadium in Cardiff. The day went well with engaging talks, discussions and workshops. If you missed the event or would like to refresh your memory of the day, visit our Event Resources page on the website.

Grant Funding Launch, Event Updates and Funding Opportunities

National Eisteddfod Launch Join us on the Welsh Government stand at the National Eisteddfod in Anglesey on the 8th of August for the launch of our small grants scheme. On the day, we will be joined by Rhun Ap Iorwerth AM, Bangor University and Anglesey Fair Trade Partnership to discuss the impact of Welsh projects overseas. Grants totalling £42,000 will be available for Welsh based organisations engaged in International Development and Fair Trade activities. We will also be running two webinars click on the 16th or the 21st of August or to book a slot at one of the grants surgeries in Cardiff, Machynlleth, Swansea, Carmarthen, Bangor and Wrexham email: grants@hubcymruafrica.org.uk For in

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