Two UB-UPENN Staff Members Provide 17 Batswana with Lower Limb Prostheses

Two staff members from the University of Botswana and University of Pennsylvania recently collaborated to embark on an exercise to provide and rapidly fit a total of 17 Batswana with above-knee and below-knee prostheses. University of Botswana Senior Lecturer in the Department of Biomedical Sciences in the Faculty of Medicine, Dr Maikutlo Kebaetse, collaborated with Professor Timothy Dillingham,  Chair – Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, University of Pennsylvania in the United States of America.   Dr Dillingham was invited by the Rehabilitation and Robotics Laboratory based at Sir Ketumile Masire Teaching Hospital (Professor Michelle Johnson and Dr. Kebaetse), under the auspices of the Botswana-University of Pennsylvania Partnership.  The IFIT devices were a charitable donation from…

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Drs Moren and Lesego Stone Recognised for Guest Editing Special International Journal

University of Botswana News/website Vice Chancellor, Professor David Norris, has commended Dr Lesego Senyana Stone and Dr Moren Tibabo Stone for their remarkable achievement in guest editing a special international tourism journal. The two academics edited the Tourism Review International (2021) Volume 25 (2-3) Special Issue on Tourism and Community Development. The peer-reviewed journal provides a forum for primary research and critical examinations of previous research. It advances excellence in all fields of tourism research, promotes high-level tourism knowledge as well as nourishes cultural awareness in all sectors of the…

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