Fields of work Surgery/Surgical Specialities
UK Partner --
Developing Country Partner Reco Plastic Surgery & Burns Unit
Contact Mr Allan Burns Manager and Fundraiser Fassifern 10 Barrhill Crescent Kilbarchan PA10 2EU UK Tel: 01505 702916 allanr_burns@tiscali.co.uk

The IRPS is establishing West Africa’s first reconstructive plastic surgery service in Ghana. Training is provided; intensively for qualified Ghanaian plastic surgeons for periods up to 2 years in UK and through teams of volunteer consultant plastic surgeons; anaesthetists; nurses and physios visiting Ghana.  Appropriate equipment for basic to advanced surgery is provided to help advance the local skill base and the number of patients receiving treatment. The IRPS has undertaken with the Reconstructive Plastic Surgery and Burns Unit in Ghana, to create a state of the art burns treatment centre there costing $6 million. Additionally, the Scottish-Ghanaian partnership has also commenced introducing reconstructive surgery to Sierra Leone.

Contact Details

Mr Allan Burns
Manager and Fundraiser

Fassifern
10 Barrhill Crescent
Kilbarchan
PA10 2EU
UK

Tel: 01505 702916
allanr_burns@tiscali.co.uk

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr Albert Paintsil
Director of Plastic Surgery Unit

Reco Plastic Surgery & Burns Unit
Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital
Accra
Ghana

Tel: 00233 21 662809
abpaintsil@hotmail.com