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FALCON completes its flight!

By |September 10th, 2020|NIHR Unit on Global Surgery, RCT|

FALCON completes its flight! On 07/09/2020, the final patients were randomised into the FALCON trial. Having launched in Mexico in December 2018, FALCON touched down in Ghana, Benin, Nigeria, South Africa and Rwanda and completed its voyage in India. In total, 5789 patients were randomised across three continents and seven countries. With the recruitment [...]

Welcome To The Fifth NIHR GSU Newsletter

By |August 20th, 2020|COVIDSurg, Newsletter, NIHR Unit on Global Surgery, Publications, Pump Priming studies|

Welcome to the fifth edition of the NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery newsletter in which we showcase the Unit’s work in Health Economics, and celebrate the launch of CHEETAH. Please read on to find out about the great progress being made across all of the Unit’s activities. Please continue to send [...]

GlobalSurg launch new study!

By |August 12th, 2020|COVIDSurg, Newsletter, NIHR Unit on Global Surgery|

GlobalSurg Newsletter   New GlobalSurg Study announcement We are delighted to invite you to join our new study: GlobalSurg-CovidSurg Week The aims of GlobalSurg-CovidSurg Week are: To assess key global surgical indicators, including postoperative mortality. To determine the optimal timing of surgery following SARS-CoV-2 infection. All patients are eligible to be included regardless of their SARS-CoV-2 status, so all hospitals [...]