Partners

Department for International Development (DFID)

The Department for International Development provides the funding and oversight of the Emergency Deployment Team (EDT) Programme on behalf of Her Majesty’s Government.

Details of the programme and reports can be found by clicking on the link.

Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI), the University of Manchester

The Humanitarian and Conflict Response Institute (HCRI) at the University of Manchester is UK-Med’s academic partner . Founded by leading University of Manchester academics, HCRI collaborates with UK-Med on research development and implementation, the delivery of workshops, seminars and training and the sharing of best practice, knowledge and opportunities.

Handicap International UK

Co-winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, Handicap International (HI) is an international aid organisation working in situations of poverty and exclusion, conflict and disaster. Working alongside people with disabilities and vulnerable populations, HI take action and raise awareness in order to respond to their essential needs, improve their living conditions and promote respect for their dignity and fundamental rights.

Handicap International is a partner within the UKEMT programme, working closely with UK-Med.  As part of this programme the HI team are leading the development of multi-disciplinary UKEMT specialist cells in Spinal Injury and Rehabilitation. 

Fire and Rescue Service

A key partner in the delivery of the UKEMT programme, the Fire and Rescue Service provide logistical and WASH support to the deploying Type 2 UKEMT team.

Well Travelled Clinic

The Well Travelled Clinic (WTC), a company of the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, provides pre-travel risk assessment and advice to UK-Med members including health screening and vaccination review along with post travel screening as required.