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Goodbye Ghana!

By |November 13th, 2019|NIHR Unit on Global Surgery|

As I write this we're sitting in the airport, waiting for a plane to take us home. What a week and what a beautiful place. We met so many clinicians and researchers in Ghana, all with great enthusiasm for doing surgical research! To put this into context, we had extra people turning up for every [...]

Terrific Tamale

By |November 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|

On day 2 of the courses in Tamale, we ran a Health Economics course and day 2 of the Wellcome Trust funded HealthyR course!We started early, which was a surprise given the fantastic welcome dinner hosted by Professor Stephen Tabiri, the Ghana lead. Over the past few days, Stephen has been the most amazing host [...]

Tamale: Delving into Data

By |November 11th, 2019|Uncategorized|

It's day 1 in Tamale! After a lovely flight, Stephen Tabiri and Edwin Yenli provided smooth transfers into the heart of Tamale. Tamale is at the heart of northern Ghana and is the third biggest city in Ghana after Accra and Kumasi.Well worth a trip, beautiful countryside and fantastic hospitality. Back to the work in [...]

GlobalSurg gains support from World Society of Emergency Surgery

By |August 23rd, 2014|Uncategorized|

The GlobalSurg project has gained the support and recognition of the World Society of Emergency Surgery. Founded in 2007, the World Society of Emergency Surgery (WSES) has representatives across many countries and aims to promote continuing improvement of emergency surgery on an international stage through education and research. Gaining endorsement from WSES is a valuable [...]

New training and data entry resources

By |July 3rd, 2014|Uncategorized|

July marks the start of the GlobalSurg study, with many centres around the world beginning to collect vital data on emergency global surgery outcomes this is the start of something very exciting. In order to help collaborators collect data effectively we have designed a series of useful resources, notably a training module and paper based [...]