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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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FEEDING BOTTLES ON THEIR WAY TO CORSU HOSPITAL

1st May, 2019

The latest feeding equipment delivery is on its way to CoRSU hospital.  Sourced, packed up and sent by Jane Sibley (cleft lip and palate specialist nurse).  Without these special bottles and teats, the babies born with clefts cannot feed properly, resulting in malnutrition and starvation.  They need feeding up and to gain weight before they can undergo surgery for their cleft lip and or palate.

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Trainee surgeons report from Ganga Hospital in India

22nd April, 2019

Interface Uganda has funded the trip for 3 of the trainee plastic surgeons (Doctors Obady, Irene and Joseph) from CoRSU to attend the 3 week microsurgery course at Ganga Hospital.  Have a look at their full report here.

Microsurgical skills are essential for the reconstructive surgeon to enhance their ability to provide holistic surgical care and management of complex defects especially during secondary reconstruction but most importantly primary reconstruction in the setting of acute trauma. To acquire these skills, one needs [...]

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16th April, 2019

ROB AND ALEX ARE DOING A 24 HOUR NON-STOP KAYAK RACE TO RAISE FUNDS FOR INTERFACE They decided they wanted to attempt to conquer the ultimate (British) kayaking marathon event. The straight through race from Devizes to Westminster, a 125 mile (and 77 portages) race that takes most people (stupid enough to race it) around 24 hours to complete.

Despite the pedigree of the boat (and the recent national finals success) it quickly became apparent that Rob and Alex (team RO-LEX) were [...]

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Live Music from South West band ‘Solar’ to raise funds for Interface Uganda

25th March, 2019

Come and join us for a night of live music to raise funds for Interface Uganda.

Friday 10th May 7.30pm at Otterton Village Hall in Devon.

Thank you to Sue Moger for organising once again the brilliant funk, diso and soul band, Solar.  There will also be a bar, a raffle, tea, coffee, cakes and free roast potatoes!  Tickets cost £10.

For more information and tickets, contact Sue on 01395 568072 or email her at: suemogers@yahoo.co.uk

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More equipment on its way to Uganda

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.

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INTERBURNS FELLOWSHIP AT CHOITRAM HOSPITAL IN INDIA

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 [...]

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