Category Archive for "Afghanistan"

First ever ABC Surgery programme trains 35 surgeons in Kirtipur, Nepal (November 2018)

Burn surgery is a critical aspect of effective burn care and in many countries globally, patients with burn injuries are operated on by surgeons with little or no specific training in burns surgery. To address this area of need, Interburns

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Creating an Advanced Surgical Training programme for burn care (May 2018)

In May 2018, an international group of plastic surgeons, general surgeons and paediatric surgeons from all over the world came together to create a new training module for the Interburns Advanced Burn Care programme, focused on training burn surgeons in

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Developing practical guidelines and checklists for global burn care (February 2017)

In February 2017, Interburns held an international consensus meeting in Kathmandu Nepal to develop practical guidelines and checklists for burn care that can be used by individual clinicians working in resource-poor settings globally. The meeting was held over 5 days

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Paediatric Burn Care in Kabul, Afghanistan (November 2016)

  In October a mixed team from Interburns and Universitats Kinderspital Zurich (University Children’s Hospital, Zurich) visited Kabul to work with our local partners based at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health (IGICH). IGICH has the main paediatric burns

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Improving paediatric burn care in Afghanistan (May 2016)

  There are over 500 admissions a year to the burn ward of the Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health (IGICH) in Kabul, the largest paediatric hospital in Afghanistan. More than 70% of burn injuries treated on the burn ward of IGICH are young

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