International Society for Burn Injuries
More than half of severe burn injuries occur in the kitchen. Half of these affect children. The great majoriy of burn occur in LMICs. Our goal is to encourage the safety aspects of cookstove design and placement.
Health, Capacity Building, Climate/Environment
Other Organizational Expertise
The International Society for Burn Injuries comprises members who are professionally involved in the care of burn-injured patients. The Society is an NGO, allied to the Violence and Injury Prevention Dept (VIPD) of the WHO.;Via membership the ISBI has networks with specialists at universities,hospitals and various levels of health provision on a global basis. There is specific knowledge of the causes of burn injury and their prevention.
Other Technologies Fuels
fuels, fires and burns.
Clean Cooking Activities
Exploring how to provide a global, self-sustaining basic burn education program. Improving epidemiological data relating to burn injuries, (with WHO). With VIPD develop SMART prevention projects.
Happy to contribute expertise, esp. on safety considerations. Interest in deployment. There is a need to develop epidemiological tools to measure impact on injury prevention, (relevant to WHO resolution on child injury prevention, etc. )
Regions Operating In
East Asia and Pacific, Europe and Central Asia, Latin America and Caribbean, Middle East and North Africa, South Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa
Country Based In
2172 US Highway 181 South
Floresville, TX 78114
Primary Point of Contact
Name: Mr. David Mackie
Phone: 31 23 5373884Request an Edit to This Profile