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Wales for Africa Health Links Network

Harnessing the expertise of the NHS in Wales and partners for disadvantaged communities in Africa.

The Wales for Africa Health Links Network is made up of enthusiasts from across Wales, including individuals and teams from Public Health Wales, the Welsh Government and the Tropical Health and Education Trust.

The network meets regularly to share learning and collaborate on projects. In 2011-12 health links reported 20+ projects across sub-Saharan Africa. Some of their achievements include:

  • 450 midwives, nurses, clinical officers and doctors trained
  • 1400 community health workers trained in basic healthcare, care of pregnancy, childbirth and newborn care
  • 10 specialists and nurses visited Wales for targeted training

For more information visit Wales for Africa Health Links Network (external website).