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November 2015 - Interface Uganda

George Galliwango and Martin Tungotyo in New York!

NYU Nov 2015 Martin & George

George Galliwango and Martin Tungotyo in New York!

21st November, 2015

George Galliwango (plastic and reconstructive surgeon at CoRSU hospital) and Martin Tungotyo (plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Mbarara hospital) have been on a reconstructive microsurgery course at the┬áLangone Medical Center, New York City. Interface funded their travel for the course. Both CoRSU hospital and Mbarara hospital will benefit from their experience – meeting and learning from some world-renowned specialists. Have a look at their report:

NYU course Nov 2015 Martin & George


Amigos Farm

Great linking of charities to help people with cleft lips and palates

19th November, 2015

Fantastic news about Lucy – funded to have a cleft lip repair by Interface Uganda Thank you for sharing your photo and story with us.

This is from Amigos Worldwide (Kira Farm), who wrote this on our facebook page:

Lucy is part of an Amigos’ farming group in Gulu. She was born with a cleft lip and we were keen to help her receive medical attention. Since Amigos is more into seeds than [...]


Equipment resized for FB

Equipment for the therapy department at CoRSU Hospital

2nd November, 2015

More equipment on its way to Christine Tusiime (head of therapy at CoRSU hospital in Kampala). Thank you to the physios at RD&E hospital for collecting it – mostly splints that have had one patient use that we are unable to use again, but are still in good condition, and certainly re-usable. Also, we have sent out some new splinting material that is used mainly after hand surgery to protect tendon repairs and fractured bones (a pack of 15 sheets [...]