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Registered name „POOLE AFRICA LINK”

POOLE AFRICA LINK

About

POOLE AFRICA LINK is a CIO founded in 2013 in the United Kingdom. The headquarters are located in Poole GB. It's active in the areas of healthcare, culture and art, courses and others. Read the full mission.

Contact

The main language for communication is English
01202448182
hilary.fenton-harris@poole.nhs.uk

Address

Poole Hospital NHS Trust Longfleet Road POOLE BH15 2JB

Map of the headquarter area

Details

Legal Form

CIO

Subject Areas

HealthcareCulture and artCoursesHumanitarian & disaster reliefAnimal welfareEnvironment & nature protectionSocialNon-profit & charitablePoverty

Last Update

4/26/2023

Founding Date

8/23/2013

Mission

Humanitarian and medical teaching link between Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and nominated hospitals/training institutes in Africa.

Governing document

CIO - Foundation Registered 23 Aug 2013 as amended on 13 Aug 2019

Charitable objects

Objects• To advance and sustain an education and training programme based at Lira University, Lira regional referral hospital and Lira University hospital designed to improve the health care of the people of, Uganda and in particular Lira • To sustain an ongoing programme to bring healthcare professionals from Uganda to the UK for observation and training placements• To work closely with other agencies and organisations such as THET, Bournemouth University and other Wessex Links to promote improvements in healthcare, education and research at Lira University, Lira regional referral hospital and Lira University hospital • To support the development of healthcare facilities including the provision of medical equipment to enhance healthcare facilities at Lira University, Lira regional referral hospital and lira University hospital • To advance and sustain education and training programmes and the development of health care facilities (including the provision of medical equipment) at such places as the Trustees may decide in other African countries• Following our long term involvement with Wau teaching hospital and schools of nursing in Wau, this link is now on standby due to the political instability of the country and the resulting potential dangers to visiting staff. We are committed to retain a close contact with our medical colleagues and the ministry of Health in South Sudan.• To continue to support the work of Sister Gracy though the Mary Help School of nursing and her feeding programme in Wau.

Area of benefit

IN PARTICULAR BUT NOT EXCLUSIVELY FOR THE PEOPLE OF SOUTH SUDAN