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Welcome To The Sixth NIHR GSU Newsletter

By |October 19th, 2020|Newsletter, NIHR Unit on Global Surgery, Publications, RCT, Uncategorized|

We open this sixth edition of our newsletter with the excellent news that Unit Director Professor Dion Morton has received an OBE! Please read on to find out more. We are also very pleased to announce the publication of the first COVIDSurg-Cancer paper and to share news on the Unit’s studies and activities. Please continue to [...]

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 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 [...]

Welcome To The Third NIHR GSU Newsletter

By |May 18th, 2020|Newsletter, NIHR Unit on Global Surgery, RCT|

Welcome to the third NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery newsletter. We trust that you are all keeping well. We are very pleased to see the work of the Unit steadily progressing during these unprecedented times and, as always, are keen to hear from you and to share news and developments across the Unit. [...]

Welcome To The Second NIHR GSU Newsletter

By |May 16th, 2020|Newsletter, NIHR Unit on Global Surgery, RCT|

Welcome to the second NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery newsletter. We hope that you and your families are keeping well. During these unprecedented times, we will endeavour to send the newsletter on a more regular basis to share the latest news and developments from across the Unit. We are aware that many of us [...]

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

By |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 |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 [...]