The Tropical Health & Education Trust (THET) in the UK has announced a call for concept papers for Multi-Country Partnership grants. The grants form part of the Health Partnership Scheme (HPS) which is a four-year programme that funds health partnerships to carry out training and capacity-building projects in low-income countries. The scheme is funded by the UK Department for International Development.
The Health Partnership Scheme aims to strengthen Human Resources for Health to deliver demonstrable results in health outcomes for poor people in poor and DFID and Devolved Administration priority countries. The Multi Country Partnership grants aim to use health partnerships to effectively leverage the knowledge and expertise of UK health workers to strengthen health systems through projects that will contribute towards meeting the Millennium Development Goals 4, 5, 6 targets through projects with transformational impact, particularly in poor and rural areas.
- Contribute towards meeting the Millennium Development Goals 4, 5, 6 targets
- Improve health outcomes for people living in poverty
- Foster long term partnerships between health institutions
- All lead and sub partner institutions are eligible institutions (Please see full eligibility statement)
- Project spans three or more eligible countries (not including the UK)
- Partners exhibit a track record of implementing projects in developing countries
- Between a 12-24 month implementation timeline
- Maximum budget of £500,000 per year for between 12-24 months.
Concept papers must be submitted using the concept paper template on or before the 04th September 2012. For more information, visit this link.