Recent Updates and Highlights:
Report on the Myanmar UK Health Alliance Engagement Event, Yangon
To celebrate the beginning of the Myanmar UK Health Alliance and to take forward discussions on some of the priority areas discussed to date, the Myanmar UK Health Alliance hosted the Myanmar UK Health Alliance Stakeholder Engagement Meeting in Yangon in January. Many thanks to all who participated. The report on the key actions that the Alliance intends to take forward is now available and can be accessed here.
Congratulations to the three new Health Partnership Scheme grantees!
We are delighted to announce that three awards under the DFID-funded Health Partnership Scheme were made to health partnerships between Myanmar and the UK last month. They are:
- University of Medicine 1 and Yangon General Hospital and Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Trust delivering the Cambridge Yangon Trauma Intervention Project II
- General Practitioner’s Society, Yangon and the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) delivering the Developing Quality General Practice in Myanmar: Sustainable Training of General Practitioners on Quality Improvement project
- Yangon Children’s Hospital, Mandalay Children’s Hospital, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust and World Child Cancer delivering the Scaling up and improving access to childhood cancer services for children in Myanmar project
Congratulations! We look forward to working with them.
Report on the Myanmar UK Health Alliance Engagement Event, London
The Myanmar UK Health Alliance Engagement Event, September 2017, in London was a great success. Many thanks again to all who joined us on the day. The report summarising the day’s discussions and highlighting the key actions that the Alliance intends to take forward is now available and can be accessed here.
Thematic Webinars, 2018
The Myanmar UK Health Alliance will be hosting a series of webinars in 2018 that can be accessed for free by partners both in Myanmar and the UK. A schedule for these will be available shortly. We hope these webinars will enable discussion on topics of interest to all partners, so please send any suggestions to Linnet Griffith-Jones THET’s Country Programmes Coordinator for Myanmar, at firstname.lastname@example.org.