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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.

LATEST NEWS FROM UROLINK ...

June 2021 – Continuing the trainee education series, a webinar on Posterior Urethral Valves was presented by Dr Robert Kachacha, from UTH Lusaka, and Helen Please from Leeds. The age at presentation of PUVs in both countries was markedly different and there was a wide-ranging discussion about aetiological factors as well as the pros and cons of early and later treatment. Ram Sunramaniam gave a fascinating synopsis of his vast experience in managing the dysfunctional bladder problems associated with this 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.  
May 2021Read Suzie Venn's latest newsletter about what Urolink has been up to during the last 15 months (PDF opening in a new browser window).

May 2021 – We are very pleased to announce that the 2021 TUF/Urolink Visiting Fellowships, for UK trainees, have been awarded to Nish Bedi from London, Patrick Gordon from Leeds and Su-Min Lee from Taunton. These awards, of £1,500 each, will help support their travel and experience in LMICs. Congratulations to each of them, and we look forward to reading the reports of their experiences, as and when they can travel. 

May 2021 – Join the BAUS Virtual Annual Meeting, Urolink session on Wednesday 23rd June 2021 at 09.30 BST (10.30 GMT). This will be chaired by Jaimin Bhatt and Matthew Trial and will revolve around      "Maintaining contact with our project sites during Covid". The presentations include:

Update from our sites in Zambia, Hawassa, KCMC Tanzania, Malawi and Uganda, compered by Steve Payne; Remote mentoring, presented by Graham Watson; and Bi-directional learning - a Zambia/UK collaboration, presented by Nick Campain and Mike Ng. 

The BAUS Meeting Programme can be found here. Hope you can join us!

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!

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