The Butabika-East London Link is a multi-disciplinary, institution-to-institution collaboration between the East London NHS Foundation Trust and Butabika National Referral Hospital, Uganda.

Our values

  • A belief that mental health services should be tailored to the social and cultural context of the user
  • A commitment to mental health within the context of international human rights and social justice
  • A belief in working and learning together as equal partners

Better mental health in Uganda by 

  • building the capabilities, capacity, skills and leadership of mental health workers and other health staff through training and development
  • increasing the involvement of users and carers in the development of mental health services

 Better mental health in the UK by 

  • building the ideas and skills of East London staff through dialogue and relationships with Butabika Hospital and other Ugandan organisations and people
  • contributing to national debates about mental health in international development.