Physicians for Peace

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UPDATES & EVENTS

FREE CONCERT - JUNTOS POR LA NIÑEZ

Concert for kids

Physicians for Peace with 123Andres 

For Latin America and the Caribbean​

April 25th, 2021

El concierto Juntos por la niñez tendrá lugar el domingo 25 de abril, a las 3 pm (Col), encabezado por Christina y Andrés, de 123 Andrés, de origen colombiano, que nos presentan sus canciones más exitosas, incluyendo nuestra canción Cuidado.

LOCAL MANAGEMENT OF BURN WOUNDS

Dr. Lourdes Santiso, . Director Burn Unit Hospital Roosevelt - Guatemala

Dr. Linda Guerrero - Director, Fundacion del Quemado - Colombia

Online Course for healthcare professionals from Honduras

April 16th and 23rd, 2021

Dr. Santiso and Dr. Guerrero will lead this course on local management of burn wounds.

BURN SCAR MANAGEMENT COURSE

Lic. Amparo Hidalgo - Physical Therapist Burn Unit Hospital Roosevelt

Guatemala City, Guatemala

Online Course for therapists from Colombia and Peru

March 12th-25th, 2021

Amparo Hidalgo will lead this course on management of  burn scars

BURN PREVENTION SONG

Cuidado! - Na, na, na song

Physicians for Peace with 123Andres 

For Latin America and the Caribbean​

March 2021

With children spending more time at home due to COVID-19, burns are on the rise in Latin America.  That is why Physicians for Peace and 1,2,3 Andres created the song Cuidado! (Careful!) about how to be safe at home and prevent burn injuries.

BURN SCAR MANAGEMENT COURSE

Lic. Amparo Hidalgo - Physical Therapist Burn Unit Hospital Roosevelt

Guatemala City, Guatemala

Online Course for therapists from Honduras and Panama

December, 2020

Amparo Hidalgo will lead this course on management of  burn scars

UPDATES FROM THE FIELD

Prof. Eric Borgstein - Pediatric surgeon at Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital

Dr. Daniel Aronson - Pediatric surgeon and PFP volunteer 

Blantyre, Malawi

September 24th, 2020

Prof. Borgstein and Dr. Aronson will discuss the current state of medical care in Malawi, the long-term effects of PFP's trainings, and their vision for the future. Register here

UPDATES FROM THE FIELD

Dr. Linda Guerrero - Director, Fundacion del Quemado

Bogota, Colombia

May, 2020

Dr. Linda Guerrero, founder of Fundacion del Quemado (an organization in Bogota, Colombia that provides healthcare services to vulnerable populations with disabilities caused by burn injuries), discusses the impacts of COVID-19 in her country and on her work.   Watch the recording of this event here

WEBINAR - MAY 2020

COVID-19:  Protocols in Burn Units and Use of PPE

Lecturers:  Dr. Carlos Duran, Dr. Lola Perez, RN Carlos Segovia, Dr. Juan Fernando Ramon

May, 2020

Experts from USA, Spain, Chile and Colombia discuss the protocols used at burn units and the proper use of personal protection equipment (PPE).  Watch the recording of this webinar in Spanish here

BURN SURGERY PROGRAM - WEBINARS

Burn Care Management in surgery, nursing, therapy and other specialties

Target Audience:  healthcare providers working with burn patients 

Apri 2017 - Present 

Check our collection of webinars - all related to burn care management - here

VIDEO FROM MALAWI - HAND-WASHING TECHNIQUE

Infection Prevention Nurse Tiya, demonstrates the proper hand-washing technique

Mercy James Institute for Pediatric Surgery and Intensive Care, Blantyre, Malawi

April, 2020

Watch the video of Tiya from Marcy Jame Centre here

VIDEO LIBRARY FOR BURN CARE PROVIDERS

Set of short videos that can be used with patients and other healthcare professionals during social distancing. 

Watch these videos here