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Welcome To The Fourth NIHR GSU Newsletter

By |June 23rd, 2020|GlobalSurg RCT, Newsletter, NIHR Unit on Global Surgery, Publications, Pump Priming studies, RCT|

Welcome to the fourth edition of the NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery newsletter. We trust that you are all keeping well. With the pandemic changing the way we work everywhere, we are encouraged by the rate at which the Unit's activity continues. In this edition we are pleased to include the first of the articles showcasing the [...]

Day 2: NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery Annual Research Prioritisation Workshop

By |November 2nd, 2018|GlobalSurg RCT, GS3, NIHR Unit on Global Surgery|

Lion's Den Result The fantastic microstudy presentations from yesterday culminated this morning with the results. The exceptionally high standard of all the studies made the judging challenging. In Oscars-style, Antonio and Jean-Leon announced the winners. Mela from the Philippines with her innovative stoma study came first. Rachel from South Africa with her burns study was [...]

Surgeons from around the world meet to plan the first GlobalSurg RCT

By |November 29th, 2016|GlobalSurg RCT|

The First GlobalSurg Randomised Controlled Trial Since 2013 GlobalSurg has run two observational studies in abdominal surgery, involving 25,000 patients from over a hundred countries. This has provided vital baseline data to allow us to begin to planning the first GlobalSurg randomised controlled trial (RCT) targeting reduction of surgical site infection (SSI) following abdominal surgery. At [...]