Burn Care Foundation runs Training in Numaligarg, India (October 2017)

October 11, 2017
Richard Bendell

Burn Care Foundation organised Training on Essential Burn Care

Burn Care Foundation, a social unit of NEMCARE Hospital, in association with Interburns, organised a Training programme on Essential Burn Care  at Numaligarh Refinery Township on 7 October 2017. The Essential Burn Care course is very relevant for doctors, nurses and paramedics working in the peripheral areas. This training was organised at the local Officers club by the staff and management of Vivekananda Kendra NRL Hospital. A total of 75 participants attended the training, including 25 doctors, 44 Nurses and 6 paramedical staff from different parts of the District of Golaghat.


The programme was inaugurated Dr K C Saikia, Medical Director of VK NRL Hospital. The faculties of Burn Care Foundation were also introduced in the session. The main training program started thereafter with the  introduction of Burn Care Foundation and INTERBURNS by Dr Bhupendra Prasad Sarma, a burn surgeon who is also the Convener of Burn Care Foundation. The programme contained lectures, demonstration scenarios on different aspect of burns, group discussions, skill stations and video presentation on dressings and operative techniques. Besides Dr Sarma, who took a leading role in the presentations, Dr Kabita S Choudhury, Dr Dipak Kr. Sarma  and Ms Namita Gogoi, Matron NEMCARE Hospital, also took part in the training sessions.

The Session ended with the distribution of Certificates by Dr K C Saikia. The participants expressed their full  satisfaction on being able to learn the basics of Burn care in the programme. It is worth mentioning that this is the 13th such training program organised by Burn Care Foundation  in collaboration with INTERBURNS in different parts of the North Eastern states of India.

Interburns would like to thank Dr Bhupendra Sarma and his colleagues from Nemcare hospital and the Burn Care Foundation in running another successful training in North-eastern India.