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.
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 [...]
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 [...]
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: email@example.com
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.
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 [...]
18th February, 2019
Interface Uganda funded the newly qualified physio, Justus, to work at Kagando hospital from June 2018 – January 2019. He learnt many new skills there, and has now found a great new opportunity at Handicap International in Northern Uganda. We wish him every success in his new employment. Here is the email he sent to us recently:
Greetings to the Interface Uganda team. I would like to thank you so much for the internship opportunity and support you gave me at Kagando hospital. [...]