first_img Tagged with: Funding  44 total views,  2 views today AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThis UK-based international health charity THET and the British Council have established a funding scheme aimed at strengthening partnerships, or ‘links’ between UK health institutions and their counterparts in developing countries.The International Health Links Funding Scheme (IHLFS), worth £3 million, is a three-year scheme that provides grants and support for Links. It is supported by the UK Department for International Development (DFID) and the Department of Health.The primary purpose of Links is to build the capacity of developing countries’ health systems. Link activities can be very broad and include training and capacity-building for staff, providing practical skills, continuing professional development, and curriculum development. Advertisement Howard Lake | 28 September 2009 | News New funding scheme for international health links The International Health Links Funding Scheme will be divided into three levels:1) Small grants of up to £3,000 for ‘brokering’ or supporting the development of new and young Links;2) Medium grants of up to £15,000 over one or two years, and;3) Large grants of up to £60,000 per year for three years.Grants will be given to Links that contribute to the achievement of priorities defined in the national health plans of target developing countries.The funding scheme is open to a wide range of not-for-profit health institutions including developing country hospitals, health training institutions or professional associations, and their UK counterparts, such as NHS Trusts and professional associations. Universities can participate, but not as lead partners.www.britishcouncil.org/learning-healthlinks  43 total views,  1 views today About Howard Lake Howard Lake is a digital fundraising entrepreneur. Publisher of UK Fundraising, the world’s first web resource for professional fundraisers, since 1994. Trainer and consultant in digital fundraising. Founder of Fundraising Camp and co-founder of GoodJobs.org.uk. Researching massive growth in giving. AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to LinkedInLinkedInShare to EmailEmailShare to WhatsAppWhatsAppShare to MessengerMessengerShare to MoreAddThislast_img

New funding scheme for international health links

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