Representatives from Sunshine Foundation took part in the International Society for Burn Injuries Conference (ISBI) held in New Delhi, India, from December 1 to December 4, 2018 to share our burn rehabilitation and burn prevention experience.
The bi-annual ISBI conference is an important event in the field of burns, bringing together hundreds of doctors, nurses, therapists, psychologists and other professionals to discuss how to continue improving burn care worldwide.
Sunshine has been taking part in the ISBI conference since 2006, using the event as a platform to learn from counterparts in other countries, but also share our knowledge and experience in burn rehabilitation and prevention accumulated over 30 years.
During this year’s event, Sunshine made four presentations on topics ranging from physical rehabilitation, to psychosocial rehabilitation and prevention. Yu-Li Sung, Deputy Director of the Taipei Rehabilitation Center shared findings from a research that aimed to measure the impact of different levels of pressure from pressure garments on scar redness.
Yu-Ling Chen, Social Worker in the Eastern Service Center, shared preliminary observations and lessons learned from burn prevention activities in the rural setting of Taitung County.
Finally, Shu-Ling Liu, Director of the R&D Department, and Yi-Ting SU, Occupational Therapist at the Taipei Rehabilitation Center, reported respectively on the psychological and physical rehabilitation outcomes of burn survivors of the Formosa Fun Coast Water Park Dust Explosion two years after the event.