Current Funders
  • Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC (ITECH South Africa)
  • Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC (through TB/HIV Care Association)
  • Medical Research Council United Kingdom
  • National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, US
  • National Institute of Health Research (through Kings College London)
  • National Institute of Mental Health (Prime Recipient: University of Kwazulu Natal)
  • National Institute of Mental Health, National Institutes of Health, US
Past Funders
  • Belgian Technical Cooperation
  • Canadian International Development Agency
  • Center for Disease Control and Prevention (through Stellenbosch University)
  • Children’s Hospital Trust
  • Department of Health, Free State Provincial Government, RSA
  • Development Cooperation Ireland
  • Dignitas International
  • Discovery Health, RSA
  • Health Resources and Services Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services (through MEPI)
  • International Development Research Centre, Canada
  • Medical Research Council, Britain
  • South African Medical Research Council
  • The Peter Sowerby Foundation
  • USAID, through PEPFAR
  • World Health Organization

Much of the Unit’s work is undertaken collaboratively in partnership with other academics and NGOs.

Active collaborations
  • African Population and Health Research Center, Kenya
  • BMJ Group, UK
  • Centre for Studies in Family Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry, Western University, Canada
  • Chronic Diseases Initiative in Africa (CDIA), Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, RSA
  • Department for International Development, UK (through PRIME)
  • Department of Health, Western Cape Provincial Government, RSA
  • Department of Population Health and Primary Care, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of East Anglia, United Kingdom
  • Discipline of Psychology, University of KwaZulu Natal
  • Federal University of Bahia School of Medicine, Brazil
  • Harvard Medical School, US
  • Institute of Global Health Innovation, Imperial College London, UK
  • Institute of Psychiatry, King’s College, London, UK
  • Kings College London, Health Services and Population Research
  • Open University, UK
  • Programme for Improving Mental Health Care (PRIME)
  • South African Medical Research council
  • Strategic Health Innovation Partnerships (SHIP), South African Medical Research Council
  • SURMEPI, University of Stellenbosch
  • United Health Group
  • University of East Anglia

The Knowledge Translation Unit also acknowledges the contribution of the over 650 clinical experts, Department of Health representatives and patient advocate groups who have given input into the development and revisions of the Unit’s guides (contributors), as well as the users of the Unit’s programmes –primary care clinicians, pharmacists, lay health workers and trainers – whose feedback helped to refine and improve the guide and training approach.