Report from James Odinga – physiotherapist at Kagando Hospital

15th January, 2018


James Odinga has sent us his report for Novemeber and December.  He is a newly qualified physiotherapist, assisted by Interface to work alongside Gloria at the therapy department in Kagando Hospital.  It sounds as if he is getting a varied experience from his detailed report, which you can read in full here.

Here is a snippet from his report:


Patient adherence to Physio visits and those lost in follow up was a challenge last time. [...]


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Report from Irene and Joseph (trainee surgeons) at the Interburns fellowship at Choitram Hospital, India

8th January, 2018

Thank you to Drs Irene Asaba Mugisha and Joseph Mbuga for their comprehensive and enlightening report from their Interburns Fellowship at the Choitram Hospital and Burns Unit In Indore, India.  They were there for six weeks in October / November 2017.  It is a really good read, and contains lots of photos – both in the hospital, and also visiting the surrounding area.

You can read the full report by clicking here.  Here are [...]


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Thank you Sue Moger for your latest fundraising

10th December, 2017
Sue Moger has once again been raising funds for us – this time with tea and cakes at the Russell Clinic.  Thanks also to all the OT staff and residents there – they made £57.55.  Sue writes… ‘I do a fundraiser once a year as its good for our residents to think of others less fortunate than themselves… it supports the ‘5 ways to mental well- being’ approach, which we use a lot in our service.. 1) mindful 2) to give 3) stay active 4) learn [...]



More news from Kagando Hospital

14th November, 2017

Interface Uganda has been funding James Odinga (newly qualified physiotherapist) to help Gloria at Kagando Hospital since the end of June this year.  Gloria has just sent a report about how helpful James is being.  She is now able to see most of the patients she needs to see on a daily basis, dividing the work up between seeing patients on the wards and treating outpatients, as well as the outreach wheelchair project for children with disabilities.  They have also [...]



Thank you for all your apple donations

8th November, 2017

Thank you to all the lovely people who live near us who have put money in the donation box for apples and apple crumbles (made by Gemma).  I’ve just counted up the money and it came to £43!



More baby feeding bottles arrived in Uganda

25th October, 2017
Thank you to Jane Sibley, who has sent out these feeding bottles to babies born with cleft lips and palates.  She sent us this email: The bottles have just arrived and I got this whatsapp message from Bertha today. I’m so glad that we were able to send out this supply to them – hearing little stories like this makes it worthwhile. Best wishes JaneFrom Bertha: Hello Jane, we received the bottles today afternoon… We even gave one to a 3 day old [...]



Patient story from Gloria – the physio at Kagando hospital

1st October, 2017

Our friend Evelyn is 10years old from  Isingiro district near Mbarara in Ankole . She is in school but always found it difficult to move around. She was born with joint deformities and has been told that there will be no plastic surgery done. She was referred from CoRSU for a wheelchair and this is what we came up with. She went away smiling and is happily back to school.