'Working with partners in the UK and overseas to advance global child health'
If you live and work outside the UK you can still become a member of the RCPCH. See applying for membership for details.
RCPCH/VSO Fellowship Scheme
The scheme is looking for paediatricians who would like to spend a year in a placement in a developing country as an RCPCH/VSO Fellow. Further information is available on the RCPCH/VSO Fellowships webpage
RCPCH wins £2 million in grants
RCPCH International has been awarded two grants under the Health Partnerships Scheme administered by the Tropical Health and Education Trust (THET). The first will fund a programme of ETAT+ intervention in 18 hospitals across Kenya, Uganda and Rwanda. The second will enable the development of a volunteering and exchange programme between the UK and countries in East and West Africa.
- Health Partnerships Scheme Grant ETAT+ East Africa
- Health Partnerships Scheme Grant Global Links Consortium
For information about members overseas activities view our interactive map
Global Links Consortium
The College has received a Health Partnership Scheme grant to establish a volunteering and exchange programme between the UK and five countries across East and West Africa. Further details on how you can get involved: Global Links Volunteer Programme
Emergency Triage Assessment and Treatment (ETAT+)
The College has received funding to roll out a modified version of the Emergency Triage Assessment and Treatment training programme in East Africa. Further details on this project: ETAT+ in East Africa
International training opportunities
The College supports both UK doctors who want to work overseas and overseas doctors who want to come and work in the UK. Further details for UK doctors wanting to work overseas. For overseas doctors who want to come and work in the UK see details of our visiting fellows scheme and the medical training initiative.
Child Health in Developing Countries Course
The College is now running a practical short course for paediatricians interested in global child health or who intend to work overseas. Further details: Child Health in Developing Countries course
Diploma in Palestinian Child Health
The College has been working with MAP (Medical Aid for Palestinians) and the David Baum International Foundation to train Palestinian doctors. This project is undergoing transition. In the meantime, please send your queries to Catherine Fagan on 020 7092 6014.
Postgraduate training in Iraq
The College is working with the Ministry of Health in Kurdistan and Hawleer Medical University, Erbil to develop postgraduate teaching in paediatrics and child health. Further details: Paediatrics Course in Iraq
David Baum International Foundation (DBIF)
DBIF works to improve the health of children in disadvantaged areas of the world through improving standards of education and training for child health professionals. Visit the David Baum International Foundation website for further information.
International Child Health Group
The International Child Health Group (ICHG) is a RCPCH special interest group. Members use their skill to improve child health internationally through research and advocacy.
RCPCH is a supporting organisation of CHILD 2015, an email forum which addresses the information and learning needs of those responsible for the care of children in developing countries. The goal of CHILD 2015 is that 'by 2015, every child worldwide will have access to an informed healthcare provider.'
All of this work is set within the framework of the College's new International Strategy.
Professor Stephen Allen International Officer, David Baum Fellow and Overseas Director, Africa
Judy Hague Head of International Operations
Dr Catherine Fagan International Coordinator
Peter Nash Global Links Manager
Dr Denise K Aman International Grants Assistant
- British Medical Association(BMA) - International Activities
- Child Advocacy International (CAI)
- Department for International Development (DFID)
- Department of Health (DoH)
- Global health partnerships: the UK contribution to health in developing countries Health is global - Proposals for a UK Government-wide strategy
- General Medical Council (GMC) - Important information for International Medical Graduates
- International Child Health Group (ICHG)
- International PaediatricAssociation (IPA)
- Royal Colleges' International Forum (RCIF)
- Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology International News
- Royal College of Physicians
- Royal College of Surgeons
- United Nations International Childrens Emergency Fund (UNICEF)
- World Health Organization (WHO)
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