African Partnerships for Patient Safety

  • Leicester Lead-Sandra Kemp
  • Gondar Lead - Dr Gashaw Getahun

The APPS project, funded by the World Health Organisation (WHO), is a WHO Patient Safety initiative. It forms part of the WHO response to the increasing commitment and momentum for action on patient safety across Africa. It is a bidirectional initiative involving hospitals in Africa and Europe ensuring patient safety receives prominence within healthcare. 

Our project partners the University of Gondar Hospital, Ethiopia with the University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and is funded by the WHO for 3 years.


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