Category Archive for "Bangladesh"

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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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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Essential Burn Care training for nurses in Bangladesh (August 2015)

In August our partners in Bangladesh, Acid Survivors Foundation and the National Institute of Burns and Plastic Surgery organised two Essential Burn Care trainings at Dhaka Medical College Hospital. This training was aimed primarily at nurses treating burns at this

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Advanced Burn Care Rehabilitation training in Dhaka, Bangladesh (March 2015)

From the 15th – 19th March 2015, Interburns ran a 5 day intensive training programme in Physical Rehabilitation for Burns. This was a joint programme developed collaboratively delivered by Interburns and the Sunshine Social Welfare Foundation (Taiwan), hosted and delivered

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Advanced Burn Care Rehabilitation training: Dhaka, Bangladesh 15-19 March 2015

Interburns is developing an Advanced Burn Care Rehabilitation training programme for physiotherapists and occupational therapists working in burns in Low and Middle Income Countries, in collaboration with Sunshine Social Welfare Foundation, Taiwan. This five day training will be hosted at

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