Raising the standard of healthcare and education in Eastern Europe, particularly Romania
The purposes of the Charity are:
(a) to relieve sickness and protect and preserve the good health of the inhabitants of any part of the world and primarily but not exclusively in Central and Eastern Europe (the area of benefit) who are in need;
(b) to advance the education of medical practitioners and other health workers in the area of benefit;
(c) to advance the education of those who are in need in the area of benefit.
The Charity shall have specific powers in the pursuit of the objects, including:
(a) to encourage, support and promote closer collaboration between clinical scientists from any part of the world;
(b) to promote and support study in the field of medical physics including: diagnostic radiology, medical electronics, medical engineering, nuclear medicine, radiation safety, radiotherapy, audiology, ophthalmology, with a view to developing such specialities in the area of benefit;
(c) to promote and support study in the field of the medical laboratory sciences including: biochemistry, haematology, histopathology, microbiology, virology, with a view to developing such specialities in the area of benefit;
(d) to promote and support projects to improve the infrastructure and the delivery of care in hospitals, day care centres and other healthcare institutions;
(e) to encourage effective exchanges of medical and scientific information and expertise by means of collaboration with national professional healthcare associations and other relevant means;
(f) to encourage and assist in the establishment of charitable organisations in the area of benefit run by national groups and supporting the clinical sciences and education and such other charitable purposes as the Trustees think fit.
We gratefully acknowledge the invaluable support of Ian Adamson (Bircham Dyson Bell) for producing the necessary documentation to present to the Charities Commission.
Penny Chapman (Bircham Dyson Bell) is our legal adviser following the retirement of Ian Adamson.
The CSEF continues the work of The Clinical Science Foundation, established at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital in 1990.
Registered Charity No. 1086712
It is registered in England and Wales as a company limited by guarantee, number 04154479
Registered Office: 50, Broadway, London, SW1H 0BL