Category Archive for "Bangladesh"

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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Driving Global Burn Care training in Ethiopia, Nepal, Bangladesh and OPT (Oct 2018)

Over the next few years, Interburns will be delivering a range of burn care training to staff across Ethiopia, Nepal, Bangladesh, Malawi, and the Occupied Palestinian Territories. This training is typically delivered by local health care staff who have received

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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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Improving Burn First Aid and Prevention: Basic Burn Care workshop in Addis Ababa (March 2018)

In March 2018, Interburns brought together a diverse international group to develop Basic Burn Care (BBC), a new Interburns training programme aimed at training primary-level health care workers  at health posts, community clinics and primary hospitals. The focus of BBC

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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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Interburns nurses win Edith Cavell Nursing prize for training in Bangladesh (May 2016)

Interburns team members Dominique Potokar, Sarah Reavenall, and Danni Mehrez, all nurses from the Welsh Centre for Burns and Plastic Surgery at Swansea’s Morriston Hospital, were recently awarded with the Cavell Nurses’ Trust Special Achievement Award in London on 18 May. This

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New Instructor Training in Bangladesh (April 2016)

Since 2013, Interburns and our partners in Bangladesh, Acid Survivors Foundation (ASF), have trained over 400 health care professionals, including doctors, surgeons, nurses, therapists and other staff. ASF recently ran a further instructor training in Dhaka to increase the pool

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Improving Nursing Care for Burn Patients in Bangladesh: Advanced Burn Care training (March 2016)

Nursing is one of the most crucial aspects of burn care. As in many other areas of health care, nurses are the first point of contact for patients and families and play a crucial role in almost every aspect of

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Burn Training at Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College, Bangladesh (November 2015)

Shaheed Suhrawardi Medical College Hospital (SSMC) in Dhaka, Bangladesh has a dedicated and newly refurbished burn unit of 36 beds and is one of the major hospitals treating burns patients in Dhaka. Interburns has been working with SSMC for a

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Developing an Advanced Nursing Course in Burns (November 2015)

  In early November, nurses from the UK, Ghana and Ethiopia met up at Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, Ghana to continue their work on developing a highly practical and interactive 5 day Advanced Burn Care training course for nurses

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