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UPDATE ON SUE’S MUSIC EVENT

1st July, 2019

Thank you so much to Sue Moger, who organised a fundraising charity music event for us.  It looks and sounds as if they had an amazing evening – lots of great shapes on the dance floor, grooving to local band, ‘Solar’.  Sue raised a wonderful £502 for Interface Uganda.

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Splinting stories from the therapists CoRSU hospital

23rd June, 2019

Thank you so much to Rhonah and David who compiled these patient stories for us.  We send splinting material out every 3-4 months, and it is great to see how it is being used.

Here is an excerpt for the report:

NB a 16 months old girl, jolly and active, with history of burns by a charcoal stove, sustained wounds that healed with contractures of the right index and middle fingers which could limit her to manipulate different toys during play, plan was drawn [...]

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MORE EQUIPMENT FOR THE THERAPY TEAM AT CoRSU

23rd June, 2019

Interface regularly sends out new and used equipment for the therapy department at CoRSU hopsital to use. We have been doing this now for over 6 years on a regular basis – 3-4 times per year. As well as lots of used knee braces, fractured ankle boots, back braces and wrist splints, we also send out new splinting material and velcro. This is so that patients have be-spoke splints made for them which is crucial after any hand surgery, [...]

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Interface funds new drill for surgeons at CoRSU hospital

6th June, 2019

Interface Uganda has bought a ‘Stryker’ drill for cutting bone to make work a bit easier for the surgical team at CoRSU Hospital.  Before, they used a manual drill for cutting bone which took a long time, thereby putting patients at more risk for being under anaesthetic for longer.  This was an expensive piece of equipment at £12,000, so Interface is very happy to have been able to provide such a valuable piece of kit.  We are all extremely grateful [...]

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More equipment for the cleft babies

30th May, 2019

A huge thank you to Jane Sibley who has sourced, packed and sent all this feeding equipment to the mums and babies with cleft lips and palates who urgently need them in Uganda. Interface has paid for the equipment and transport.

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Interface funds Microsurgery Course

30th May, 2019

Thank you to Andrew Hodges for providing this report from the Microsurgery Masterclass he attended.

Report on BAPRAS microsurgery masterclass 20-21st May 2019

Andrew Hodges  29th May 2019

Interface generously funded my flight and course fees to enable me to attend the BAPRAS microsurgery master class in Oxford.

We have been performing microsurgery at CoRSU and CORU in Kampala, Uganda since 2005. As described in a paper by Citron, we initially did not have acceptable success rates. However, over the years we have been [...]

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INTERFACE FUNDS MANAGEMENT OF FACIAL TRAUMA COURSE FOR UGANDAN SURGEONS

7th May, 2019

Interface Uganda has funded the course fees, flights and accommodation for George Galiwango and Naomi Kekisa from CoRSU hospital to attend a Management of Facial Trauma course in Nairobi, Kenya.

Here is their report:

April 2019 Management of Facial Trauma report

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