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Tumour and Flaps course, Ethiopia, October 2015

Through the COOL Programme a series of one-week advanced orthopaedic training courses have been delivered in the COSECSA region by UK and regional faculty, aimed at senior surgical trainees with a career interest in orthopaedics.

Recent courses

COURSE 9: HIP AND KNEE ARTHROPLASTY

3-6 October 2016

Location: University Teaching Hospital (UTH), Lusaka, Zambia

This course is aimed at surgical trainees in the COSECSA region with a career interest in orthopaedics, and is jointly hosted by University Teaching Hospital and Beit CURE Hospital Zambia.

Local hosts: Dr D Sakala, Dr J Munthali, Dr L Chikoya, Dr G Lastroni, Dr J Sitali.

Course 8: Paediatric Orthopaedics 

18-21 April 2016

Location: Beit CURE International Hospital, Blantyre, Malawi

Local hosts: Dr Kyle James and Dr Nicholas Lubega

Course Reports

COURSE 7: PAEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS 

29 February – 3 March 2016

Location: CURE Ethiopia Children's Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Report: A full report (1.2MB PDF) is available. 

COURSE 6: HIP AND KNEE ARTHROPLASTY

Dates: 5-8 October 2015

Location: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

Report: A full report (1.2MB PDF) is available.

COURSE 5: TUMOUR AND FLAPS

Dates: 29 September - 1 October 2015

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Topic: Tumour

Report: full report is available.

COURSE 4: HIP AND KNEE

Dates: 14-17 July 2014

Location: CURE Ethiopia Children's Hospital and Black Lion Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Topic: Hip and Knee

Report: A full report (1.1MB PDF) is available.

COURSE 3: PAEDIATRICS

Dates: 26-29 May 2014

Location: CURE Ethiopia Children's Hospital and Black Lion Hospital, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Topic: Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery

Report: A full report (2.1MB PDF) is available.

COURSE 2: SPINE

Dates: 22-25 April 2014

Location: AIC-CURE Hospital, Kijabe, Kenya

Topic: Spine

Report: full report (1.2MB PDF) is available.

COURSE 1: PAEDIATRIC ORTHOPAEDICS

Dates: 8-11 July 2013

Location: Beit CURE International Hospital, Blantyre, Malawi

Topic: Elective orthopaedics with a primary focus on paediatric orthopaedics and management of infection, with particular reference to Africa.

Report: A full report (955KB PDF) is available

 

Please email cool@ndorms.ox.ac.uk if you would like details about future courses.

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