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Urolink represents BAUS in Low and Middle Income Countries (LMICs)

** IMPORTANT NOTICE **

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 related travel restrictions,
all Urolink visits to centres abroad are currently suspended

However, Urolink continues to support its project sites remotely and
aims to continue providing, where possible, any other assistance required.

Listen to the Podcast from August 2020 when Tim O'Brien (President of BAUS) talked to Suzie Venn, Nick Campain and Charles Mabedi about Urolink's activities in sub-Saharan Africa.

Read the latest Urolink Newsletter here (this is published as a PDF and opens in a new browser window)

LATEST NEWS FROM UROLINK ...

May 2021 – Continuing the trainee education series, a webinar on Hypospadias was presented by Dr George Obeng, from UTH Lusaka, and Mr Struan Gray from Salford. The modes of presentation of hypospadias in both countries is shown, and a discussion about the pros and cons of early and later treatment for children with distal abnormalities follows. There is also some debate about the long-term consequences of reconstructive surgery for this common urogenital condition. If you weren't able to access the live session, then you can review the recorded webinar hereIf you want to view the webinar programme then please click here.  

March 2021 - Listen to Neville Harrison, the first chair of Urolink, talking to Steve Payne about how he first came under Africa's spell, his role in the setting up of Urolink in the 1980's, and who helped him achieve the first sustainable link to KCMC in Tanzania. A fascinating retrospective, as Urolink celebrates it's thirtieth birthday!

March 2021 - Read about Madhavi Natarajan experiences at the BKL Walawalkar Hospital, a charity hospital in Dervan, Maharashtra, India, in January of 2020. Madhavi, an ST5 from the South London Deanery, made a visit that should be an inspiration to other trainees about what experiences there are to be had outside the UK, and how fulfilling working in a LMIC area can be. It also emphasises how Urolink can help individuals to achieve that experience. 

January 2021 –TUF has very generously donated Urolink four Visiting Fellowships, worth £1,500 each, to support travel and experience in the developing world; these close at 5pm on 31st March 2021. Read the invitation for Senior UK-based Trainees, who are BAUS members, to apply for these Fellowships, or go straight to the Urolink funding page and download the application form

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