Category Archive for "India"

Burn Care Foundation runs Training in Numaligarg, India (October 2017)

Burn Care Foundation organised Training on Essential Burn Care Burn Care Foundation, a social unit of NEMCARE Hospital, in association with Interburns, organised a Training programme on Essential Burn Care  at Numaligarh Refinery Township on 7 October 2017. The Essential

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Burns Awareness in Agartala, India (July 2017)

On the 12th and 13th of July, the  Burn Care Foundation (a social unit of NEMCARE Hospital), in association with Interburns, organised a training programme on Essential  Burn Care  at Tripura Medical College, Agartala. Agartala is the capital of the

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Surviving Burns – A Perspective from Female Burns Survivors in India (July 2017)

Written by Ms Kanica Dubey, following a meeting of burns survivors at Choithram Hospital and Research Centre (Interburns Training Centre) in Indore, India Recovering from something as physically and emotionally scarring as a severe burn injury is a grueling, and

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Burns Nutrition Fellowships in Indore, India (July 2017)

Interburns has two international training centres based in Indore, India and Kirtipur, Nepal. The Interburns Training Centre in Indore recently hosted its fourth international burns nutrition fellow, Ms. Anuradha Sharma, who completed her one month fellowship from 25th May to

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Nutrition fellowships in Indore, India (May 2017)

Staff at the Interburns Training Centre at Choithram Hospital and Research Centre in Indore continue to offer fellowships in burn care to a range of colleagues from various countries, including dieticians and nutrition staff. Most recently, Maghida Shridhar became the first Indian Interburns Nutrition

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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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Acute Burn Care Fellowships for Kirtipur Team (September 2016)

A team from Kirtipur Hospital, Kathmandu, Nepal visited the Interburns Training Centre at Choithram Hospital and Research Centre in Indore, India to learn different aspects of acute burn care, under the supervision and guidance of Dr Shobha Chamania and her

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Burns Training in Silchar, India (August 2016)

Burns are a major cause of disability and death in South-East Asia in general, but particularly so in India. Many injuries occur in remote rural villages where medical care is limited, with burns disproportionately affecting young women and children. The

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Burn Survivors Meeting in Indore, India (June 2016)

In June, staff at Choithram Hospital and Research Centre in Indore, India, brought together a group of female burn survivors, with the aim of creating a friends club, that can also provide vocational training, camouflage sessions (to disguise scarring from burns)

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‘Helping burns climb up the international agenda’ – Lancet profile of Tom Potokar (June 2016)

www.thelancet.com Vol 387 June 25, 2016 – Written by Tony Kirby Tom Potokar was inspired to be a doctor after watching a Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) documentary on Vietnamese boat people in the 1970s. Today, he is a consultant in

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