Category Archive for "Uganda"

First ever ABC Surgery programme trains 35 surgeons in Kirtipur, Nepal (November 2018)

Burn surgery is a critical aspect of effective burn care and in many countries globally, patients with burn injuries are operated on by surgeons with little or no specific training in burns surgery. To address this area of need, Interburns

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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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Training at Corsu Hospital in Uganda

In October, Tom Potokar and Opoku Ware Ampomah flew to Uganda to carry out training at CoRSU Hospital, Kampala, at the request of Andrew Hodges. The training was carried out over 5 days and included 16 surgeons, nurses and therapists

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