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Ganga hospital microsurgery report

8th June, 2018

Interface has funded trainee surgeons – Cornelius and  Naomi, and nurse Florence to attend a microsurgery course at Ganga hospital, Coimbatore, India.  Here is an excerpt from their report:

We (Florence, Dr Naomi and Dr Cornelius) were in Coimbatore India from 12th February through 3rd March to undertake a microsurgery course. The trip was fully funded by Interface Uganda a charity organization. The purpose of the trip and course was to help upscale and improve the microsurgery done at CoRSU hospital [...]

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TEA PARTY RAISED FUNDS FOR INTERFACE

4th June, 2018

Thank you once again to Sue Moger and her son Isaac for organising a big tea party to raise funds for us. It was held in Otterton Village Hall, and it sounds as if lots of people ate lots of cake, as they managed to raise a huge £260! THANK YOU!😀

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CoRSU Nutritionist visits Spires Cleft Centre, Oxford, April 2018

16th May, 2018

In April 2018, Bertha (nutritionist at CoRSU hospital) visited the Spires Cleft Centre in Oxford for one week.  Interface Uganda paid for her trip (visa, travel costs, living expenses), and also donated fifty special feeding bottles and teats for cleft babies.

Here are excerpts from Bertha and Jane’s reports – you can find the full report from Bertha here, and the full report from Jane Sibley (cleft nurse specialist at the Spires) 

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More Equipment has arrived at CoRSU hospital

12th May, 2018

More used equipment from the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital has been collected and sent out to CoRSU Hospital.  Interface also bought and sent out some more splinting material.

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Report from James at Kagando hospital

14th April, 2018

This is the latest report from James (newly qualified physiotherapist) at Kagando Hospital therapy department.  Interface has been funding James to help Gloria in the physiotherapy department since June 2017.  Please have a read of his report – it’s great to hear how well he is getting on.  He has so many different conditions to get experience in – it really is a great opportunity for someone straight out of university.  It sounds as if the department is a great [...]

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Out of the Blue Big Band to raise funds for Interface

18th March, 2018

Out of the Blue Big Band is raising funds for Interface Uganda:

Saturday 21st April 2018

Thimblemill Library

Thimblemill Lane

Smethwick

B67 5RJ

7:30pm

Tickets £5 from Library or Band Members, limited tickets on door

Sounds like a lot of fun!

Have a look at their website for more details: Out of the Blue Jazz

Or like the facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/outofthebluejazzbigband/   for regular updates.

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Equipment sent for Kagando physiotherapy department

6th March, 2018

Interface has bought new equipment for Kagando physiotherapy department:

TENS machines, heat pads, a massager, a variety of therabands, gym balls, goniometers (for measuring joints) and 2 educational physio pocket books.

In the photo, you can see Zelda – a nurse helping on the therapy department, and Gloria.

Gloria (head of the therapy department at Kagando) writes:

‘Greetings from Kagando Hospital.  A very happy new month to every member of Interface Uganda.  I write this with ecstasy indeed following the most recent development [...]

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