18th March, 2019
Interface has bought more splinting material, and collected used knee braces and ankle boots to send out to the therapy team at CoRSU hospital. Thanks to Ann Tooze at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital for collecting together the equipment.
25th February, 2019
Interface Uganda have funded two of the trainee plastic surgeons – Dr William Lubega and Dr Dorothy Nakuya Bbale to study and work at a specialist burns unit (Choithram hospital and research centre burn unit in Indore, Central India from November 2018 – January 2019). Thank you to both of them, as they have sent us a very comprehensive and exciting report. They have learnt a lot about dealing with burns, and the role of the whole multidisciplinary team in [...]
18th February, 2019
Interface Uganda funded the newly qualified physio, Justus, to work at Kagando hospital from June 2018 – January 2019. He learnt many new skills there, and has now found a great new opportunity at Handicap International in Northern Uganda. We wish him every success in his new employment. Here is the email he sent to us recently:
Greetings to the Interface Uganda team. I would like to thank you so much for the internship opportunity and support you gave me at Kagando hospital. [...]
12th February, 2019
Thank you to Rhona and David in the therapy team who have compiled these case stories for us, so that we can see how they are using the splinting material. Here is the email received:
Dear Interface team,
We are glad for the opportunity that we have partnering with you in improving the lives of people with disability. We are happy to report that your continued support for splinting materials has benefited so many [...]
5th January, 2019
Interface has funded the transport for used equipment from the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital to get re-used at CoRSU. Thank you to Ann Tooze and Zoe Dixon for collecting it all for us. Also, new splinting material and velcro has been bought and sent – vital for helping rehabilitation post surgery.
27th December, 2018
The Fowler family raised £40 this year for Interface Uganda from selling apples from their garden and home made apple chutney. Thank you to all their neighbours who put money into the donation box – a great total for apples that otherwise would have gone to waste.
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 wound on his ankle.
It all started when Gilbert got a mild cut on his ankle while [...]