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2018 ANNUAL REPORT

10th September, 2019

Have a look at all the fantastic things that Interface did in 2018, and all the wonderful fundraising that has been done by our brilliant supporters.  Thanks also to all the donations we get – too many to list, but without which we would not be able to help change lives in Uganda.  Click here  to read the 2018 report.

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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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