COSECSA Oxford Orthopaedic Link (COOL) ProgrammeCOSECSA Oxford Orthopaedic Link (COOL) is a multi-country partnership programme between Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS), University of Oxford and the College of Surgeons of East Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA). Covering a region of ten countries in sub-Saharan Africa, COSECSA fosters postgraduate education in surgery and provides surgical training throughout East, Central and Southern Africa.
The five-year programme (2012–2017) combines research and training in primary trauma care and musculoskeletal impairment across Burundi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. COOL aims to meet the critical need for more health workers trained in treating serious injury and musculoskeletal impairment.
COOL is directed by Prof Chris Lavy , Prof Hemant Pandit and Prof Godfrey Muguti (University of Zimbabwe).
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