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Africa Clubfoot Training (ACT) project
This new initiative looks to transform the lives of children
in Africa through clubfoot training for healthcare workers.
Find out more and support us at: oxreach.hubbub.net/p/clubfoot
(Special thanks to CURE International, Bryce Flurie, John Cashman and Linda Hansen for providing footage and images, and to William Davies Films)
World Clubfoot Day 2016
On World Clubfoot Day 2016, patients and visitors learned about the work of Oxford clinicians to improve the lives of children in Africa born with clubfoot. The public engagement event at the Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre raised awareness of UK volunteers’ involvement in training health workers in over 15 countries through the Africa Clubfoot Training project. Watch Professor Chris Lavy's interview below:
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Abstract Background In East, Central and Southern Africa accurate data on the current surgeon workforce have previously been limited. In order to ensure that the workforce required for sustainable delivery ...
Purpose: To develop a conceptual model representing the impact of musculoskeletal impairments (MSIs) in the lives of children in Malawi. Method: A total of 169 children with MSIs (CMSIs), family ...
The objective of this paper is to provide an overview of the strengths, limitations and lessons learned from estimating the burden from musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions in the Global Burden of ...
Background Accurate information on the prevalence and causes of musculoskeletal impairment (MSI) is lacking in low income countries. We present a new survey methodology that is based on sound epidemiological ...
The objective of this paper is to provide an overview of methods used for estimating the burden from musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions in the Global Burden of Diseases 2010 study. It ...
Nature, Volume 546, 15 June 2017 N. R. Faria, J. Quick, I.M. Claro, J. Thézé, J. G. de Jesus, M. Giovanetti, M. U. G. Kraemer, S. C. Hill, A ...