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King’s Global Health Partnerships works with health facilities, academic institutions and governments to strengthen health systems and improve the quality of care in four countries: Somaliland, Sierra Leone, the Democratic Republic of Congo and Zambia. We bring together expertise from King’s College London, King’s Health Partners’ NHS Trusts and our international partners to:
We connect UK and African health professionals, providing training, mentoring and hands-on support; and undertake collaborative research to inform policy and practice. We also support our partners by providing access to funding, networks and development opportunities. Through these long-term partnerships and our global volunteering scheme we promote skills and knowledge exchange. This mutual learning contributes to building a stronger health workforce and improved quality of healthcare both internationally and in the UK.
Learn more about our volunteering opportunities in our partner countries.
Strengthening the health system to improve trauma outcomes in the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Strengthening the health system and quality of care in Zambia
Supporting our partners to strengthen the health system in Sierra Leone
Strengthening higher education and training for health professionals in Somaliland
King’s Global Health Partnerships (KGHP) has actively supported African partners to respond to COVID-19. The pandemic has posed particular challenges for the continent, with limited supplies and medical equipment and weak capacity to provide critical care to the sickest of patients. The burden from Covid-19 has also had a negative impact on health seeking behaviour and the quality of care that people receive for other life-threatening illnesses - malaria, HIV and tuberculosis.
There has been a concerning lack of data on the scale of transmission in Africa but we have seen the pandemic place a strain on already overstretched health facilities, health workers and medical infrastructure. KGHP has worked closely with long-term partners - hospitals and governments in Sierra Leone, Somaliland and DR Congo – to support their responses. We have done this by:
Support our Covid-19 response in Somaliland, Sierra Leone and the Democratic Republic of Congo
A review of KGHP's work during the Covid-19 outbreak in Sierra Leone from February 2020 to late…
17 November 2021
King’s Global Health Partnerships (KGHP) and our health partners in Sierra Leone have been awarded…
9 November 2021
King’s Global Health Partnerships (KGHP) is supporting frontline staff at hospitals in Freetown, who…
14 October 2021
Student interns with King’s Global Health Partnerships helped improve health systems and quality of…