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James report Jan - Mar 2018

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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Report from James Odinga – physiotherapist at Kagando Hospital

15th January, 2018

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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:

ACHIEVEMENTS:

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 [...]

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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 [...]

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