The purpose of a Link is to strengthen health systems and improve health service delivery in both developing and developed countries by allowing for a reciprocal transfer of skills and knowledge between people working in the healthcare sector.” Activities such as training health staff and enhancing the capacity of health systems in developing countries can be supported under the scheme.
If you like to apply for a start-up grant (up to £3,000), please complete the start-up grant application below:
Start-up grants are open to health institutions in the UK and the following countries:
•Africa: Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Sierra Leone, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
•Asia: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Vietnam and Yemen
When completing your start-up grant application form, please refer to the guidelines, which will help you complete your application in line with IHLFS requirements. Please do not apply for a Start-up grant unless you have a partner in the UK. Your application will not be eligible and will be rejected.
Funding of up to £3,000 is also available for start up grants in order to develop new links and discuss an opportunity to submit a full project proposals. These start up grants should support and facilitate discussions prior to the R3 deadline. Activities must be completed within six months of submitting the proposal.
The UK International Health Links Funding Scheme (IHLFS) Round 3
The deadline to submitting proposals for the Round 3 is 31 December 2010.
Links, who submitted a successful or an unsuccessful application for IHLFS funding in both round one and two may re-apply in round three.
UK International Health Links Funding Scheme
Telephone: +44 (0)161 957 7840
The NGOs / NPOs Consultants
Geo. Coverage: Asia, Africa and Europe