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Accra Day 3 – Training Day

By | 2019-11-12T00:25:43+00:00 November 10th, 2019|NIHR Unit on Global Surgery|

Training Day at the NIHR GSU Research Prioritisation Workshop During our final day in Accra, the NIHR GSU was running training courses available to all healthcare researchers in Accra. In conjunction with the Royal College of Surgeons, England, 28 junior surgical trainees and residents had the opportunity to attend a practical basic surgical [...]

It’s the Oscars in Accra!

By | 2019-11-10T22:15:35+00:00 November 10th, 2019|GS3, NIHR Unit on Global Surgery|

The NIHR GSU Oscars Day 2 at the NIHR GSU meeting in Accra was rounded off with our very own Oscar's Ceremony! Aneel Bhangu and Katie Shaw presented the prestigious awards...... The Falcon Prize for top recruiting hub - Professor Adesoji Ademuyiwa from the Nigeria Hub for recruiting 454 patients recruited across 7 hospitals [...]

Accra day 2: trial practicalities, guideline development & future visions

By | 2019-11-10T21:47:33+00:00 November 10th, 2019|NIHR Unit on Global Surgery, RCT|

Researchers at NIHR GSU prioritise emergency surgery guidelines There was a packed schedule for day 2 at the NIHR Global Surgery Unit Research Prioritisation meeting in Accra, Ghana. The day opened with a site initiation visit for the Cheetah trial led by Senior Trial Manager, Donna Smith, and NIHR Clinician Scientist, Aneel Bhangu. [...]

Standing room only for day 1 in Accra!

By | 2019-11-09T00:18:59+00:00 November 9th, 2019|GS3, NIHR Unit on Global Surgery, Pump Priming studies, RCT|

Day 1 of the NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery Follow #AccraGSU2019 to keep up with live meeting updates Today saw the official start of a week-long programme of activities at the NIHR Global Surgery Unit's (GSU) Annual Research Prioritisation workshop in Accra, Ghana - and what a day it has [...]

Ghana 2019 – final preparations underway!

By | 2019-11-06T12:19:23+00:00 November 6th, 2019|NIHR Unit on Global Surgery, Pump Priming studies|

NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery Annual Research Prioritisation Meeting 2019 This year's NIHR GSU annual research prioritisation workshop will be hosted by our hub in Ghana later this week in Accra and Tamale. Teams from the UK and Ghana and have been busy planning the meetings for months and this [...]

October Newsletter – GlobalSurg 3 Authorship Checking

By | 2019-10-29T07:44:51+00:00 October 29th, 2019|GS3, Newsletter|

October Newsletter The Global Surgical Outcomes Collaboration GlobalSurg 3: First Round of Authorship checking   Attention all GlobalSurg 3 collaborators  Please check you are correctly included in the GlobalSurg 3 authorship list here: https://argoshare.is.ed.ac.uk/gs3auth/ Your name will appear on the list exactly as it appears on your ORCID ID profile. Any changes to spellings or how [...]

Collaborators from the NIHR Global Surgery Unit hub in Ghana visit colleagues at the South Africa hub

By | 2019-09-23T20:55:39+00:00 September 23rd, 2019|NIHR Unit on Global Surgery, Pump Priming studies|

Dr. Edwin M.T. Yenli and Dr. Etuh Ighohwo from Tamale visit Dr Rachel Moore in Johannesburg An educational visit was recently arranged for surgeons based at the NIHR Global Surgery Unit hub in Tamale, Ghana, to visit the hub in South Africa and observe wound dressing practices. The visit was funded as part [...]

September Newsletter: What does it take to run a global collaborative study?

By | 2019-09-14T09:18:04+00:00 September 14th, 2019|GS3, Newsletter, NIHR Unit on Global Surgery, RCT|

September Newsletter The Global Surgical Outcomes Collaboration GlobalSurg 3: the story so far   GlobalSurg 3 is now is the final stages of data analysis and manuscript preparation.  It has been our biggest and most complex study to date and has relied on the hard work and dedication of literally thousands of individuals all around the world. The [...]

FALCON launches in Nigeria

By | 2019-09-11T14:53:28+00:00 September 11th, 2019|NIHR Unit on Global Surgery, RCT|

FALCON trial launches in Nigeria Nigeria has become the latest NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery hub country to launch the FALCON trial testing interventions to reduce surgical site infections in low and middle come countries. The first hospital to open to recruitment was Lagos University Teaching Hospital, followed by Obafemi [...]

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