Category Archive for "Assessment"

Pan African Burns Society conference in Addis Ababa (June 2017)

The Pan African Burn Society (PABS) held its biennial conference for 2017 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia from 6-9th June. Following on from the first Francophone conference in Cote d’Ivoire in Abidjan in early 2015, the conference brought together over 80

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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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Partnership with MAP to improve burn care in the West Bank (January 2016)

In January 2016 a small Interburns team visited the West Bank in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for a joint assessment and training programme, in partnership with Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP). There is currently only one operational burn unit in

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Workshop with Nepal Burn Society in Nagarkot (September 2015)

In September Interburns held a workshop in Nagarkot, Nepal with members of Nepal Burn Society and clinicians from the 7 different hospitals involved in our national project to improve burn care and prevention across Nepal, funded by the UK Department

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Assessing government burn services in Ethiopia (April 2015)

In April a small international team from Interburns visited Ethiopia to meet with key staff from government burn services and the Federal Ministry of Health, to assess and make recommendations about the development of a national strategy to improve burn

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Partnership with Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Ghana (January 2015)

In January 2015 Interburns sent a multi-disciplinary team to work with our partners in Ghana, Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra. The team worked closely with staff at the National Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and Burns unit (RPSB) at Korle-Bu, which has
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Monitoring and Evaluation Workshop in Dhulikhel, Nepal (March 2014)

In early March Interburns brought together team members from Nepal, UK, Bangladesh and Ghana for a innovative workshop held in Dhulikhel, 1 hour outside Kathmandu. The workshop was focused on training local teams from Bangladesh, Nepal and Ghana in how

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