Dr Shilu Shrestha - Nepal
Global SurgTalk
by GlobalSurg Talk
9M ago
For today’s episode we have sat down with Dr Shilu Shrestha. Just 7 years ago, Dr Shilu became the first female orthopaedic surgeon in Nepal. She continues to be an incredible pioneering Nepalese surgeon with a special interest in Hand and Reconstructive Surgery currently working at the National Trauma Centre in Kathmandu. In the first of this two part podcast we find out more about Dr Shilu’s career, from medical student and trainee to now being an leading hand surgeon spearheading the introduction and use of microsurgery in Nepal, plus an advocate for female surgeons in resource-limited sett ..read more
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Mr Mohammed Riaz - Pakistan
Global SurgTalk
by GlobalSurg Talk
9M ago
GlobalSurgTalk is a podcast brought to you by BFIRST - the British Foundation for International Reconstructive Surgery & Training. Here, where we take a behind the scenes look at the experiences, challenges and triumphs of visiting and local surgeons involved in global surgery. For today's episode, we sit down with Mr Mohammed Riaz, a consultant plastic surgeon from Hull. We discuss his ongoing overseas work in Pakistan, the importance of having local contacts, collaboration, and whilst the goal is to teach and train local surgeons, when one teaches, two learn.  Join in on the convers ..read more
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Mr Naveen Cavale - Gaza
Global SurgTalk
by GlobalSurg Talk
9M ago
GlobalSurgTalk is a podcast brought to you by BFIRST - the British Foundation for International Reconstructive Surgery & Training. Here, where we take a behind the scenes look at the experiences, challenges and triumphs of visiting and local surgeons involved in global surgery. For today's episode, we sit down with Mr Naveen Cavale, a consultant plastic surgeon at King’s College Hospital and has been part of a team that’s helped set up a programme in Gaza for advanced limb reconstruction for victims of war injuries. We discuss how he accidentally got involved working in Gaza, how we are gu ..read more
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Dr Faith Muchemwa - Zimbabwe
Global SurgTalk
by GlobalSurg Talk
9M ago
GlobalSurgTalk is a podcast brought to you by BFIRST - the British Foundation for International Reconstructive Surgery & Training. Here, where we take a behind the scenes look at the experiences, challenges and triumphs of visiting and local surgeons involved in global surgery. For this episode, we sit down with the inspiring Dr Faith Muchemwa, one of the only consultant plastic surgeons in Zimbabwe who currently works as a consultant in Parirenyatwa Hospital and a senior lecturer at the University of Zimbabwe. We discuss living and working in Zimbabwe, women in surgery, COSECSA (College o ..read more
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Mr Wee Lam - Cambodia
Global SurgTalk
by GlobalSurg Talk
9M ago
GlobalSurgTalk is a podcast brought to you by BFIRST - the British Foundation for International Reconstructive Surgery & Training. Here, where we take a behind the scenes look at the experiences, challenges and triumphs of visiting and local surgeons involved in global surgery. For our first episode, we have a conversation from a few months back, where we sat down with Mr Wee Lam, who is the Consultant Plastic and Hand Surgeon at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh and the exiting president of BFIRST. We look back at his time as president of BFIRST, his work in Cambodia, the ..read more
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Dr Shilu Shrestha - Nepal
Global SurgTalk
by GlobalSurg Talk
2y ago
For today’s episode we have sat down with Dr Shilu Shrestha. Just 7 years ago, Dr Shilu became the first female orthopaedic surgeon in Nepal. She continues to be an incredible pioneering Nepalese surgeon with a special interest in Hand and Reconstructive Surgery currently working at the National Trauma Centre in Kathmandu. In the first of this two part podcast we find out more about Dr Shilu’s career, from medical student and trainee to now being an leading hand surgeon spearheading the introduction and use of microsurgery in Nepal, plus an advocate for female surgeons in resource-limited sett ..read more
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Ms Barbara Jemec - Origins of BFIRST
Global SurgTalk
by GlobalSurg Talk
2y ago
GlobalSurgTalk is a podcast brought to you by BFIRST - the British Foundation for International Reconstructive Surgery & Training. Here, where we take a behind the scenes look at the experiences, challenges and triumphs of visiting and local surgeons involved in global surgery. For today's episode, we sit down with Ms Barbara Jemec, a consultant plastic surgeon at the Royal Free Hospital in London and the founding chairman of BFIRST. In anticipation of Ms Jemec’s talk on November 20th (details on Instragram @BFIRSTMSC) we look back at the origins of BFIRST, the move towards recognising the ..read more
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Mr Mohammed Riaz - Pakistan
Global SurgTalk
by GlobalSurg Talk
2y ago
GlobalSurgTalk is a podcast brought to you by BFIRST - the British Foundation for International Reconstructive Surgery & Training. Here, where we take a behind the scenes look at the experiences, challenges and triumphs of visiting and local surgeons involved in global surgery. For today's episode, we sit down with Mr Mohammed Riaz, a consultant plastic surgeon from Hull. We discuss his ongoing overseas work in Pakistan, the importance of having local contacts, collaboration, and whilst the goal is to teach and train local surgeons, when one teaches, two learn.  Join in on the convers ..read more
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Mr Naveen Cavale - Gaza
Global SurgTalk
by GlobalSurg Talk
2y ago
GlobalSurgTalk is a podcast brought to you by BFIRST - the British Foundation for International Reconstructive Surgery & Training. Here, where we take a behind the scenes look at the experiences, challenges and triumphs of visiting and local surgeons involved in global surgery. For today's episode, we sit down with Mr Naveen Cavale, a consultant plastic surgeon at King’s College Hospital and has been part of a team that’s helped set up a programme in Gaza for advanced limb reconstruction for victims of war injuries. We discuss how he accidentally got involved working in Gaza, how we are gu ..read more
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Dr Faith Muchemwa - Zimbabwe
Global SurgTalk
by GlobalSurg Talk
2y ago
GlobalSurgTalk is a podcast brought to you by BFIRST - the British Foundation for International Reconstructive Surgery & Training. Here, where we take a behind the scenes look at the experiences, challenges and triumphs of visiting and local surgeons involved in global surgery. For this episode, we sit down with the inspiring Dr Faith Muchemwa, one of the only consultant plastic surgeons in Zimbabwe who currently works as a consultant in Parirenyatwa Hospital and a senior lecturer at the University of Zimbabwe. We discuss living and working in Zimbabwe, women in surgery, COSECSA (College o ..read more
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