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Progress…..

By |November 28th, 2013|Uncategorized|

GlobalSurg is making progress. Following multicentre collaborative cohort studies on emergency appendicectomy and elective+emergency bowel resection, emergency laparotomy is the next natural target. We have registered interest from all continents now, although there is great scope to increase the number of centres and countries. Please register and encourage your colleagues to. In order to maximise [...]

Pan-world networks

By |September 28th, 2013|Uncategorized|

The United Kingdom has shown how regional and national surgical networks can deliver snapshot studies. This can all be done at virtually no costs, as long as participants are motivated. Trainees and interested consultants/attending are at the heart of this; see our experience in a recent Lancet letter: http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(13)62013-9/fulltext The next step is to help [...]

Global Health Agendas

By |September 21st, 2013|Uncategorized|

It's the 61st UN General Assembly this week - Global Health is on the agenda: http://www.un.org/ga/61/ But surgery is sometimes low within the Global Health agenda, despite the many operations performed, the unequal access to care and the potential for wide variation in outcome. GlobalSurg will hopefully overcome some of these barriers and establish global outcome [...]

Why Global Surgery Matters

By |August 29th, 2013|Uncategorized|

1:25 people in the world undergo surgery 234 million surgeries worldwide 30% population received 75% of operations; low income disparity Numbers of operations 7x greater than number HIV infections What’s the role of laparotomy? Participate in @GlobalSurg 2014 to find out. This TED talk is worth 13 minutes of your life: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7KCdUoSSJ0