6th March, 2020
2020 brings many changes to our charity. Andrew and Sarah Hodges (founders of the charity in 2001) have moved from Kampala, Uganda to work and teach in The Philippines. We will let you know how they are getting on out there once they are settled in and have time to give us an update.
Also, Karen Devaraj (administrator for the charity for the past 19 years) is handing over her role to Martin Pittard. So the admin part of the charity [...]
24th February, 2020
Interface Uganda has bought more thermoplastic splinting material for the therapy team and sent it along with lots of used equipment to CoRSU. It arrived last week.
21st February, 2020
Interface Uganda has funded Diana and Efrance (both nurses at CoRSU) to attend microsurgery training at Ganga medical centre in India. They have written us a fantastic report which you can read here.
9th February, 2020
Interface Uganda has been supporting a newly qualified physiotherapist to work at Kagando Hospital since July 2019. Click here to read his latest report from December and January.
23rd January, 2020
Have a read of Irene’s report from the Pan African and South African burns congress 3rd-5th October 2019 in Durban. Click here to see it. Here is an excerpt from her report:
The main focus of the conference was emergency management of burns victims in mass disasters. Attendees were encouraged to consider setting up emergency response teams for burns victims in their respective countries. Conference activities included presentations from keynote speakers and oral abstracts, panel discussions and breakout sessions by different groups. [...]
2nd December, 2019
Interface has been funding another newly qualified physio (Brian) to help Gloria at Kagando hospital. He has just sent us his second report which you can read here. He has seen a wide variety of patients which not only helps Gloria, but is also helping with brians professional development.
Here is an excerpt from his report:
ACHIEVEMENTS I have continued to become a better and trusted Physio member of the rehabilitation team I have continued to develop my [...]
15th October, 2019
More equipment for the therapy department at CoRSU. Thank you to all the physios in Exeter who have been collecting equipment for us.