Category Archive for "Interburns Training Centre"

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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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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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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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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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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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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