Professor Louise Ackers, from School of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work and Social Science, Salford University has just received news of funding from the Tropical Health Education Trust (THET) for 2 projects focused on reducing maternal and newborn mortality in Uganda.
The ‘Reducing Infection through improvements in Hand Hygiene’ is focused on the development of a social enterprise in the local production of hand gel, linking Mountains of the Moon and Salford University social work students. The award of £27,650 will support this partnership.
The ‘Scaling up Medical Equipment Management in Ugandan Hospitals’ is focused on building capacity in equipment management and repair. A grant of £197,120 will help to scale up activity across a number of hospitals across Uganda.
Please contact Louise directly for more information via email: email@example.com.