Category Archive for "India"

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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Burns Nutrition Fellowship at Interburns Training Centre, India

Nutrition plays a vital role in burn care. In particular, nutritional support represent a critical component in the care of acutely burned patients. The unique nutritional needs of a burn patient mean close attention must be paid to the unique

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Solar Lamp Project in India: Article in Burns Journal

In 2012-3, Dr Shobha Chamania, Director of the Interburns Training Centre (ITC) at Choirtham Hospital and Research Centre in India ran a research project to assess the feasibility of using solar and LED lamps as a sustainable alternative to kerosene

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Burn Physiotherapy Fellowship in Sri Lanka (September 2014)

Pranita Sharma is a physiotherapist at the Interburns Training Centre at Choithram Hospital and Research Centre, Indore, India. While the ITC is usually the host for fellows from other countries – including Afghanistan, Nepal, Tanzania, and Uganda – on this

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New films on Interburns fellowship and dressing changes

Two new films from the Interburns Training Centre are available on our YouTube channel. The first is a short introduction to our fellowship programme at the ITC. Burn care professionals interested in undertaking a fellowship can apply through the form

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Essential Burn Care training in Guwahati, India (May 2014)

In early May, members of Interburns’s international team visited Guwahati in Assam, India to carry out Essential Burn Care training in partnership with the Burn Care Foundation and Nemcare Hospital. 57 doctors, nurses and paramedics from the north-east of India
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Nursing Team visit India and Bangladesh (February 2014)

In late January and early February, a small nursing team including nurses from the UK, Nepal and Canada visited the Interburns Training Centre in Indore, India and the National Institute for Burns and Plastic Surgery in Dhaka, Bangladesh, to work

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