Category Archive for "India"

‘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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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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Raising Awareness of Burns in Guwahati, India (February 2016)

Burns are a significant cause of death and disability in India, particularly in rural communities. Compounding the problem, there is also a very limited awareness among the general public of how common burns are and how they should be treated,

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Four new Interburns films available on Youtube (December 2015)

A number of new educational films from the Interburns Training Centre in Indore, India are now available on our Youtube channel. These include: Interburns fellowship programme: Interburns offers fellowships to burn care professionals from around the world at our training

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Burn Care Foundation organises Awareness and Training Programmes in Assam, India (December 2015)

Burn Care Foundation, a social unit of NEMCARE Hospital in Assam and an Interburns partner in the region, continue to work to educate medical personnel working in peripheral hospitals on basic management of burns in India and increase public awareness

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Essential Burn Care training in Hojai, India (May 2015)

One of our key partners in India, the Burn Care Foundation recently completed a training programme in Essential Burn Care at HAMM Hospital in Hojai on the 22nd of May. Burn Care Foundation is a social unit of NEMCARE Hospital,

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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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Burn Care Day in Assam, India by Burn Care Foundation (February 2015)

  On the 15th of February 2015 a Burn Care Day was organized by the Burn Care Foundation (a social unit of NEMCARE Hospital, Guwahati, Assam, India) to raise awareness of the issue of burns in India. Over 600 people

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Burn survivors in India share their stories

For several years, the burn team at Choithram Hospital and Research Centre, India (the Interburns Training Centre) have been organising a meeting of burn survivors to share their stories and experiences. The fourth meeting was held this year on the

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Essential Burn Care training in Digboi, India (September 2014)

On the 12th and 13th of September 2014, the Burn Care Foundation delivered a 2 day burn care programme that combined the Interburns course Essential Burn Care with sessions on public awareness and prevention of burns. Burn Care Foundation is

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