Category Archive for "Nursing"

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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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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Developing an Advanced Nursing Course in Burns (November 2015)

  In early November, nurses from the UK, Ghana and Ethiopia met up at Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra, Ghana to continue their work on developing a highly practical and interactive 5 day Advanced Burn Care training course for nurses

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Essential Burn Care training for nurses in Bangladesh (August 2015)

In August our partners in Bangladesh, Acid Survivors Foundation and the National Institute of Burns and Plastic Surgery organised two Essential Burn Care trainings at Dhaka Medical College Hospital. This training was aimed primarily at nurses treating burns at this

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Developing Burn Nursing training for Africa and Asia (May 2015)

Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital is the main government hospital treating burns in Ghana. Based in Accra, it is the location of the National Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and Burn Centre and has a dedicated multidisciplinary team of surgeons, therapists and, of course,

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Partnership with Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Ghana (January 2015)

In January 2015 Interburns sent a multi-disciplinary team to work with our partners in Ghana, Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital in Accra. The team worked closely with staff at the National Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and Burns unit (RPSB) at Korle-Bu, which has
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