Category Archive for "Ghana"

Advanced Nursing training for Ghana (March 2017)

In 2016, Interburns was requested to provide an ABC Nursing training programme in Ghana in early 2017, as part of a larger project funded by the Tropical Health Education Trust with a grant to Canniesburn burn unit in Glasgow, supporting

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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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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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Essential Burn Care Training and Partnership in Ghana (November 2015)

When the Interburns nursing team visited Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in November, they were joined by team members from Glasgow to jointly deliver Essential Burn Care training in collaboration with staff from Korle-Bu to health care staff from across Ghana. The

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First French Essential Burn Care training in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire (May 2015)

In May the Pan African Burn Society held their first conference in Francophone Africa in beautiful Abidjan in Cote d’Ivoire. The international conference was delivered in a combination of English and French to burn care clinicians from across Africa, Asia,

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Developing Burn Nursing training for Africa and Asia (May 2015)

Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital is the main government hospital treating burns in Ghana. Based in Accra, it is the location of the National Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and Burn Centre and has a dedicated multidisciplinary team of surgeons, therapists and, of course,

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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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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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Essential Burn Care training in Accra, Ghana (November 2013)

In early November 2013, Interburns held an Essential Burn Care (EBC) training programme in Accra, Ghana, in partnership with Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital,  the Ghanaian Burn Association, and the Pan African Burn Society (PABS). This training was run as part of

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