International Institutions

The following are organisations, NGOs and training institutions currently operating in the COSECSA region.

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Rotaplast

COSECSA Countries Participation
Ethiopia, Tanzania
Training Details
Working with local professionals, Rotarians, and other organizations, Rotaplast sends multidisciplinary medical teams to provide free reconstructive surgery, ancillary treatment, and training for the comprehensive care of children with cleft lip and/or palate, burn scarring, and other deformities. Rotaplast supports education and research towards prevention of cleft lip and/or palate.
Website
http://www.rotaplast.org

University of Virginia

COSECSA Countries Participation
Rwanda
NUR/CHUK, Rwanda
Training Details
Partnering for surgical education, development of improved trauma system, exchange of faculty, residents, students, and surgical research
Website
http://www.medicine.virginia.edu/community-service/centers/global-health/home-page

Vanderbilt University

COSECSA Countries Participation
Kenya, Zambia, Mozambique
Kijabe Kenya
Training Details
Provides visiting surgeons, anesthetists and theatre nurses
Website
http://globalhealth.vanderbilt.edu

Weill Cornell

COSECSA Countries Participation
Weill Bugando, Tanzania
Training Details
Exchange/partnering programme supporting MMed surgery programme Weill Bugando University College of Health Sciences
Website
http://weill.cornell.edu/globalhealth/

World Orthopaedic Concern

COSECSA Countries Participation
Ethiopia, Malawi, Zambia
Training Details
Seeking volunteer orthopaedic surgeons, many involve surgical training
Website
www.wocuk.org

World Surgical Foundation

COSECSA Countries Participation
Ethiopia
Training Details
Website
http://www.worldsurgicalfoundation.org/

Sightsavers

COSECSA Countries Participation
Kenya, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique
Training Details
Training of Opthamologists, as well as training other medical cadres in eye care
Website
www.sightsavers.org

Surgeons of Hope Foundation

COSECSA Countries Participation
Mozambique
Maputo Heart Institue, Mozambique
Training Details
Established a Heart Institute in Maputo, regular visits to conduct surgery and train. Chain of Hope also involved.
Website
www.surgeonsofhope.org

Surgeons Overseas

COSECSA Countries Participation
Malawi
QECH, KCH, Malawi
Training Details
Workshops in Malawi to teach insertion of Self Expanding Metal Stents for esophageal cancer and nurse education for palliative care
Website
www.humanitariansurgery.org/page2/page2.html

Specialists Without Borders

COSECSA Countries Participation
Rwanda, Zimbabwe, Malawi
Training Details
Surgical training seminars including trauma
Website
www.specialistswithoutborders.org

Transforming Faces

COSECSA Countries Participation
Ethiopia
Yekatit 12
Training Details
Support local surgeons and specialists in the development and delivery of advanced training programs in plastic surgery, anaesthetic nursing and speech therapy. Focus on cleft lips and palates
Website
www.transformingfaces.org

University i Bergen

COSECSA Countries Participation
Ethiopia
Addis Ababa University, MCMC Ethiopia
Training Details
Aimss to establish a sustainable Neurosurgery Service and Training Programme. Long-term goal to establish a Centre of Excellence in Neurosurgery. With Haukeland
Website
http://www.uib.no/cih/en/

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