We are building up our resource pages. There is a mixture of policy and health partnership documents, links to important guidelines for practioners and links for personal travel and safety. These are categorised alphabetically but can also be found using the Search function on the front page. If you would like us to add a document or link, just send it through and we’ll be pleased to add.
Active Global Citizenship
See our Active Global Citizenship page
Pocketbook of hospital care for children – essential reading if practising clinical paediatrics.
for the most recent guidelines.
Paediatric Epilepsy Training (PET) is a series of face‐to‐face 1 and 2‐day courses developed by the British Paediatric Neurology Association (BPNA) in response to concerns about standards of care for children with epilepsy in the UK. PET has been running in the UK since 2005 and is now being established worldwide. Countries include Sudan, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Tanzania and Uganda.
Conference resources 2018
NHS Scotland Global Citizenship Conference 2nd Nov 2018 – all the slides, poster abstracts and minutes from the workshops
Doing It Well Guide
Our “Doing it well” Guide.
This has lots of useful tips for volunteering and building sustainable health partnerships.
Evidence based development
Comprehensive searchable database of reviews of interventions carried out to promote development.
SGHCU Funding resource with links to databases.
Malawi - the Warm Heart of Africa
Malawi Growth and Development Strategy III – essential reading to ensure your partnership is aligned with the Government of Malawi’s strategic objectives.
Medical Council of Malawi – includes the registration process in Malawi and the patients charter.
The College of Medicine, Blantyre, Malawi
The Malawian Scottish Partnership – based in Lilongwe, Malawi.
The Scotland Malawi Partnership (SMP) is the national civil society network coordinating, supporting and representing the people-to-people links between our two nations. The organization represent a community of 109,000 Scots with active links to Malawi. The SMP is a membership organization which anyone in Scotland with an interest in Malawi can join. It is a non-governmental and politically neutral member’s led organization which exist to support members. read the paper from the University of Edinburgh, Valuing the links between Scotland and Malawi.
Policy Coherence for Development
Contribute to improving Policy Coherence in Scotland – see the International Development Alliance WIKI
Written in 2014 by the members of the International Development Alliance this document sets out a framework for international development policy and specific recommendations related to six focus areas.
Quality Improvement (QI)
The QI Zone provides information and resources to support people with experience at all levels of quality improvement to develop their knowledge.
In the QI Zone you will find:
information on the improvement journey and related quality improvement tools and topics
a range of educational resources, including eLearning modules, guides and frameworks
information on the different levels of experience in quality improvement and associated learning programmes.
Royal Colleges International Work
Link to the Royal College of Nursing Page on International and Humanitarian Work
The Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health Global Child Health Programmes and the Global Links programme which recruits doctors, nurses and midwives for longer term placements overseas.
Royal College of Surgeons Global Affairs Page
The Safeguarding Support Package, “Safer for All” has been developed by the Scottish International Development Alliance (SIDA) and designed specifically to provide information, tools, and resources and support needed to ensure that safeguarding practice meets the highest standards.
Scottish International Development Alliance (SIDA)
The Scottish International Development Alliance provides support to people and organizations in Scotland involved in international development. The organization provide a range of resources including education and training as well as access to a very comprehensive funding database.
Scottish Contribution to International Development
The 2017-2018 report on the Scottish contribution to International Development
Sustainability in the NHS
Guidance for UK doctors volunteering overseas from the Royal College of Obstretricians and Gynaecologists
The World Health Organisation (WHO)
The World Health Organisation – great resource to research the demographic data and health profile of countries.
WHO Commission on the Social Determinants of Health
Final report of the WHO Commission on the Social Determinants of Health
NHS Bodies and Charities can register for Warpit and connect with public sector bodies to share resources.
Health Professions Council of Zambia – the registration process in Zambia.