Clubfoot training in Africa

At the University of Oxford we have been developing clubfoot training materials for healthcare professionals in Africa, to strengthen care for children born with clubfoot. Working with CURE Clubfoot and Global Clubfoot Initiative, and over 70 clubfoot practitioners from the UK and 18 countries in Africa, we are excited to be in the final stages of producing an instructor training course, a Basic Clubfoot Treatment Provider course (using the Ponseti method), and an Advanced Non-Surgical Clubfoot Treatment Provider course.

We’ve piloted the materials in French and English, and during November 2016 we are raising funds to support further clubfoot training in Africa next year, and further translation.

We’d love to hear from colleagues interested in building up clubfoot services in Africa.

Grace Le

Africa Clubfoot Training project, NDORMS, University of Oxford

grace.le@ndorms.ox.ac.uk


In response to a message from earlier today about Clubfoot training in Africa, I would like to make everyone aware of SAWBO’s educational clubfoot animation.  Here is the link where you can view and download the video in its various languages:

http://sawbo-animations.org/video.php?video=//www.youtube.com/embed/1otnjPTsEXU

This video is free to use for any educational purposes.  If you would like to work with us to translate this video into another language, please email me at benblalock@sawbo-animations.org

Thanks,

Ben Blalock

SAWBO™

Scientific Animations Without Borders™

benblalock@sawbo-animations.org

sawbo-animations.org

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