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 British Columbia

COSECSA Countries Participation
Ethiopia, Uganda, Zambia
Gondar, Ethiopia. Mulago, Uganda
Training Details
Gondar: development of undergraduate surgical teaching and postgraduate subspecialty training, trauma receiving program, surgical research; and surgical care continuing education to surrounding district hospitals. Mulago: see "USTOP"
Website
www.internationalsurgery.ubc.ca

University of California San Diego

COSECSA Countries Participation
Mozambique
Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique
Training Details
Improving surgical care in rural areas of Mozambique and building surgical research capacity within UEM
Website
http://med.ucsd.edu/globalhealth.shtml

University of California San Francisco

COSECSA Countries Participation
Ethiopia, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique
Muhimbili N.H. Tanzania, Mulago Uganda
Training Details
International summit in San Franciscso to train surgeons in orthopaedic techniques with IGOT
Website
http://globalhealthsciences.ucsf.edu

University of North Carolina

COSECSA Countries Participation
Uganda, Malawi
KCH, Malawi
Training Details
Permanant surgical training programme
Website
www.med.unc.edu/surgery/world

UROLink

COSECSA Countries Participation
Ethiopia, Kenya, Zimbabwe, Zambia, Mozambique
Hawassa Ethiopia, UTH Zambia, Uni of Nairobi Kenya
Training Details
Urological Training of Trainee Surgeons
Website
www.baus.org.uk/urolink

Uganda Sustainable Trauma Orthopaedic Program

COSECSA Countries Participation
Uganda
Mulago, Uganda
Training Details
A partnership between University of British Columbia and Mulago Hospital. Basic bioskills workshops in the context of a surgical team, clinical training and system support to orthopaedic surgeons, anesthesiologists and nurses.
Website
www.ustop.orthopaedics.med.ubc.ca

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/

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