Category Archive for "West Bank"

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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Creating an Advanced Surgical Training programme for burn care (May 2018)

In May 2018, an international group of plastic surgeons, general surgeons and paediatric surgeons from all over the world came together to create a new training module for the Interburns Advanced Burn Care programme, focused on training burn surgeons in

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Improving Burn First Aid and Prevention: Basic Burn Care workshop in Addis Ababa (March 2018)

In March 2018, Interburns brought together a diverse international group to develop Basic Burn Care (BBC), a new Interburns training programme aimed at training primary-level health care workers  at health posts, community clinics and primary hospitals. The focus of BBC

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Burn Care in the Palestinian Territories: Supporting Staff in Hebron and Nablus (July 2017)

Dr Sian Falder, Interburns Trustee, Consultant Plastic Surgeon and Clinical Lead of Burn Service, Director of Clinical Effectiveness and Service Transformation, Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust As part of an ongoing partnership with Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP), a team from Interburns

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Developing practical guidelines and checklists for global burn care (February 2017)

In February 2017, Interburns held an international consensus meeting in Kathmandu Nepal to develop practical guidelines and checklists for burn care that can be used by individual clinicians working in resource-poor settings globally. The meeting was held over 5 days

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Burns Training in Ramallah (December 2016)

From the 4-9th December Interburns ran a training programme in Ramallah in the West Bank, in partnership with Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP). This training followed on from an initial course held in Hebron in January 2016 to staff from

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Partnership with MAP to improve burn care in the West Bank (January 2016)

In January 2016 a small Interburns team visited the West Bank in the Occupied Palestinian Territories for a joint assessment and training programme, in partnership with Medical Aid for Palestinians (MAP). There is currently only one operational burn unit in

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