The University of Plymouth Research Team
The crowd-funding project will be led by Dr Rupert Jones, of Plymouth University School of Medicine with support from Lucy Cartwright, Sanne van Kampen, and Andy Barton. Rupert has been involved with research in Uganda for five years and international lung research for over 20 years.
The Makerere University Lung Institute
The Institute was established two years ago. It has a centre in Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda where a major programme of research is being grown.
The International Primary Care Respiratory Group (IPCRG)
The IPCRG have established teams to educate clinicians, conduct research and change policy on lung disease in many countries around the world. Their research activities provided the funding for pilot studies of pulmonary rehabilitation in Uganda in 2012, and now have many research projects worldwide.