Category Archive for "Ethiopia"

Supporting Burns Nurses in Malawi and Ethiopia (May 2019)

In May 2019, a small team from the Centre for Global Burn Injury Policy and Research at Swansea University and Interburns led a workshop on implementation science and quality improvement for nurses working in burns. A total of 8 nurses

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New DFID Grant to Improve Burn Care in Ethiopia (May 2019)

Interburns has been working in Ethiopia since early 2015, when we were invited to Addis Ababa by the Federal Ministry of Health to review their national strategy for burn care and prevention. At the time, Ethiopia had just 2 burn

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Advanced Nursing training for nurses in Ethiopia and Malawi (February 2019)

Nursing is an absolutely crucial aspect of burn care. Burns is also often regarded as one of the most challenging specialties in nursing. Unfortunately, in many resource-poor countries globally, the training opportunities for nurses to learn specific burns treatments and the

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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 (October 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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Advanced Nursing training for burns nurses in Nepal (February 2018)

From 5-9th February 2018, a mixed international team delivered the latest version of the Interburns ABC (Advanced Burn Care) Nursing training to 33 nurses at Kirtipur Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal. The international faculty for the training included nurses, physiotherapists, dieticians

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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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Pan African Burns Society Congress, 6-9th June 2017

The biannual Pan African Burns Society (PABS) congress will be held from the 6th to the 9th of June 2017. This 4 day conference will include an Essential Burn Care training on the 9th of June by Interburns. Registration for

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