Patient stories from CoRSU Hospital

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Patient stories from CoRSU Hospital

12th December, 2018

Thank you to Saudha and the staff involved at CoRSU hospital and to these patients who have allowed us to share their stories with you all.  An example of how Interface is helping children in Uganda.





Here is an excerpt from Gilbert’s story:

Weak and in agonising pain, Gilbert arrived at CoRSU with his father after months of struggle to treating the [...]


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New Report from Justus at Kagando

10th December, 2018

A new report from Justus, who has been working at Kagando hospital with Gloria in the physiotherapy department. Read the full report here.

He is extremely useful to the department in Kagando, and Interface Uganda have agreed to fund him for a further 3 months, which takes him up until March 2019.

The photos are from his graduation, from the wheelchair outreach project in Bwera, and treating a child in the department.

Thank you to Justus for this report, [...]



Jane Sibley (cleft nurse specialist) trip to CoRSU in September 2018

5th November, 2018

Jane Sibley (cleft nurse specialist from Oxford) went out to work and teach the nutrition team at CoRSU hospital in September.  She took out lots more equipment, and is making a great difference to the babies born with clefts and to their families in Uganda.  She has sent us this report and photos.

Jane Sibleys report


2018 Oct splints

How the equipment we sent is being used

31st October, 2018

Thank you to the therapy team (in particular Rhonah and David) for sending us these case stories of the children who have benefitted from the splinting material we send out.  Have a read of the report here:

Interface splinting stories Oct 2018



Interface sends out more equipment to CoRSU hospital

19th September, 2018

A photo of the happy therapists receiving their equipment!

Interface has collected and sent 16 boxes of new and used equipment to CoRSU hospital – new splinting material and velcro, used splints, loads of surgical and anaesthetic equipment that is no longer used at the Royal Devon & Exeter Hospital, blankets knitted by a cleft nurse in Oxford – all packed up and sent out to Uganda, where it will be put into good use.


Gloria and Justus

Report from Justus in Kagando

17th September, 2018

Interface has been funding a newly qualified physiotherapist from Mbarara University to work at Kagando hospital.

He has sent us his first report, which you can see here. September 2018 – Report from Justus at Kagando hospital

Here is an excerpt from his report:

BENEFITS OF HAVING A PHYSIO INTERN AT KAGANDO HOSPITAL. Reduction of workload on the physiotherapist. Kagando hospital has a very busy outpatients department on a daily basis. Similarly there are patients on wards that [...]


Gloria and Justus


2nd August, 2018

Interface Uganda is funding a new physio to help Gloria in the physiotherapy department at Kagando hospital.  We have chosen Justus Muhwezi, who is a newly qualified physiotherapist from Mbarara University.  As well as giving Gloria lots of help, he will be gaining really varied experience in his new post.  We will be receiving regular reports, so watch this space for updates.  We wish him well.