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Partnerships and collaborations are vital to HEAT. We work closely with and within Governments (such as the Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Health (FMOH)) and have worked alongside partners on almost every aspect of the programme - from collaborating with African health experts and academics in the creation of the HEAT theoretical training materials through to working with global NGOs in the planning and delivery of the practical training. 

HEAT’s key partners are listed below. We’re also talking with experts in the fields of mobile technology, and other cadres of healthcare, to make sure that HEAT reaches its full potential. 


Action for Community Development (ACODEV) is a Uganda-based non-governmental organization working to employ innovative solutions in the areas of human rights, HIV/AIDS, reproductive and child health, and systems strengthening in Eastern Africa.

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The African Medical and Research Foundation (AMREF) brings quality health care closer to those who need it most. AMREF is a truly African organisation whose vision is lasting health change in Africa. 

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Busoga Yaiffe is a regional development organisation in Busoga. The organisation visualises a significant alleviation of poverty, ignorance and disease by contributing to the building of a socio-economically sustainable, self-reliant and stable Busoga region. 

Content Rules logo

Content Rules has been providing simplified English services for Translators without Borders, free of charge, for almost two years. Together, they are working with the HEAT programme to simplify the language in the HEAT Modules.

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Digital Campus integrates training, research and technology. They work closely with local researchers and trainers to build capacity and improve long-term impact. They take a rapid and iterative approach to technical development, allowing them to deploy, refine and enhance quickly to meet end-user needs. 

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Global Health Media Project (GHMP) helps health workers save lives by using advances in information and communication technologies to make what was impossible yesterday, possible today. Their videos are disseminated free of charge to reach low-resource, often isolated health workers who have no other access to this clinical information. 

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Medical Aids Films (MAF) aims to save the lives of vulnerable women and children in developing countries by providing innovative training and education through film. 

Translators without Borders logo

Translators without Borders facilitates the transfer of knowledge from one language to another by creating and managing a community of NGOs who need translations and professional, vetted translators who volunteer their time to help. 

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UNICEF is the largest global organisation working specifically for children and their rights. All their work is based on the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, which sets out the rights of every child, no matter who they are or where they live, to grow up safe, happy and healthy. 

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World Health Organisation (WHO) provides leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends. 

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HEAT Programme
International Development Office
The Open University
Milton Keynes, MK7 6AA
United Kingdom

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