UK-Med to lead global disaster response
7 January 2016
UK-Med, the medical emergency response charity based at The University of Manchester, has become the UK’s deployment lead for global humanitarian crises, with an £8 million grant from the government.
Funding for the new initiative is being provided by The Department for International Development to carry out support, education and training for health care workers on the UK International Emergency Trauma Register and the new UK International Emergency Medical Register.
- Find out more about the DFID grant to UK-Med
- Find out more about UK-Med online
- BBC News Online: Manchester charity gets £8m grant for global disaster responses