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Dr Emily Nyamu arrives in Hyderabad

Dr Emily Nyamu, from Kenya, arrived in Hyderabad to take up a 12 month training programme in cleft and craniofacial surgery at the GSR Hospital, funded by Future Faces. She is a Part Time Lecturer in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at Kampala International Universityand Consultant Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeon at Nyeri Provincial General Hospital. She arrived in time for a course on ear reconstruction by eminent Japanese  plastic surgeon, Dr Akira Yamada before traveling to Bangalore for the meeting of the Indian Society for Cleft Lip and Palate and Craniofacial Anomalies. And after the conference, she participated in three more courses, two craniofacial,  with distinguished surgeons from the USA, Dr Tony Wolfe from Florida and David Staffenberg from New York, and Dr Hade Vuyk, a renowned paediatric nasal reconstructive surgeon from Amsterdam. She is now settling into the training programme in Hyderabad. More to follow in due course