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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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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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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Burn Care Foundation organises Awareness and Training Programmes in Assam, India (December 2015)

Burn Care Foundation, a social unit of NEMCARE Hospital in Assam and an Interburns partner in the region, continue to work to educate medical personnel working in peripheral hospitals on basic management of burns in India and increase public awareness

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Burn Training at Shaheed Suhrawardy Medical College, Bangladesh (November 2015)

Shaheed Suhrawardi Medical College Hospital (SSMC) in Dhaka, Bangladesh has a dedicated and newly refurbished burn unit of 36 beds and is one of the major hospitals treating burns patients in Dhaka. Interburns has been working with SSMC for a

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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 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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Workshop with Nepal Burn Society in Nagarkot (September 2015)

In September Interburns held a workshop in Nagarkot, Nepal with members of Nepal Burn Society and clinicians from the 7 different hospitals involved in our national project to improve burn care and prevention across Nepal, funded by the UK Department

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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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First French Essential Burn Care training in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire (May 2015)

In May the Pan African Burn Society held their first conference in Francophone Africa in beautiful Abidjan in Cote d’Ivoire. The international conference was delivered in a combination of English and French to burn care clinicians from across Africa, Asia,

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