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NIHR Global Surgery Unit launches CovidSurg, a global initiative to deliver studies on COVID-19 in a surgical setting

By |March 27th, 2020|NIHR Unit on Global Surgery|

With COVID-19 rapidly expanding globally and placing a huge burden on healthcare systems worldwide, evidence is needed urgently to inform the management of surgical patients displaying symptoms. Capturing real-world data and sharing international experience will support the management of this complex group of patients with the aim to improve their clinical care. CovidSurg is [...]

Global Guidelines for Prevention of Surgical Site Infection Published

By |March 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|

NIHR Global Surgery Unit researchers have published global guidelines for the prevention of surgical site infection in the British Journal of Surgery (BJS). Expert surgeons from 14 countries across Africa, Europe, Latin America, and South Asia worked together to identify and collate nine evidence-based interventions that can be feasibly implemented worldwide at low cost. [...]

Growing the surgical network across India

By |March 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

In February, members of the UK-based Global Surgery Unit (GSU) team travelled to India to attend a 2-day workshop in New Delhi together with 50 delegates representing 19 Indian states and Union territories. The workshop was also attended by the Chancellor (Lord Bilimoria) and Vice-Chancellor (Professor Sir David Eastwood) of the University of Birmingham (UoB) [...]