Category Archive for "Nursing"

Wales for Africa fund burns nursing training in Malawi (July 2019)

Since its inception in 2006, Interburns has proudly been an international development organisation based in Wales. Over the last 6 years, the Welsh government’s Wales for Africa programme has supported several Interburns projects in West and East Africa. These include:

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Supporting Burns Nurses in Malawi and Ethiopia (May 2019)

In May 2019, a small team from the Centre for Global Burn Injury Policy and Research at Swansea University and Interburns led a workshop on implementation science and quality improvement for nurses working in burns. A total of 8 nurses

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New DFID Grant to Improve Burn Care in Ethiopia (May 2019)

Interburns has been working in Ethiopia since early 2015, when we were invited to Addis Ababa by the Federal Ministry of Health to review their national strategy for burn care and prevention. At the time, Ethiopia had just 2 burn

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Advanced Nursing training for nurses in Ethiopia and Malawi (February 2019)

Nursing is an absolutely crucial aspect of burn care. Burns is also often regarded as one of the most challenging specialties in nursing. Unfortunately, in many resource-poor countries globally, the training opportunities for nurses to learn specific burns treatments and the

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Advanced Nursing training for burns nurses in Nepal (February 2018)

From 5-9th February 2018, a mixed international team delivered the latest version of the Interburns ABC (Advanced Burn Care) Nursing training to 33 nurses at Kirtipur Hospital in Kathmandu, Nepal. The international faculty for the training included nurses, physiotherapists, dieticians

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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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Kanti Children’s Hospital: Burns Training for Nurses and Doctors (September 2016)

In 2012, Interburns sent a team of instructors to train local faculty in Nepal to deliver Essential Burn care training in Nepali throughout the country. With funding from the UK Department for International Development, Nepal Burn Society and Interburns have

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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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Interburns nurses win Edith Cavell Nursing prize for training in Bangladesh (May 2016)

Interburns team members Dominique Potokar, Sarah Reavenall, and Danni Mehrez, all nurses from the Welsh Centre for Burns and Plastic Surgery at Swansea’s Morriston Hospital, were recently awarded with the Cavell Nurses’ Trust Special Achievement Award in London on 18 May. This

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Improving paediatric burn care in Afghanistan (May 2016)

  There are over 500 admissions a year to the burn ward of the Indira Gandhi Institute of Child Health (IGICH) in Kabul, the largest paediatric hospital in Afghanistan. More than 70% of burn injuries treated on the burn ward of IGICH are young

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