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Welcome To The Fourth NIHR GSU Newsletter

By | 2020-06-23T13:33:09+00:00 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 | 2020-05-18T09:25:15+00:00 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 | 2020-05-16T22:13:13+00:00 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 | 2019-11-10T21:47:33+00:00 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 | 2019-11-09T00:18:59+00:00 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 [...]

EAGLE Study Launch at the European Society of Coloproctology Annual Meeting, Vienna, September 2019

By | 2019-10-10T12:19:27+00:00 October 10th, 2019|NIHR Unit on Global Surgery, RCT|

EAGLE Study Launch at the European Society of Coloproctology Annual Meeting, Vienna September 2019   A team of surgeons and researchers from the NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery, in partnership with the European Society of Coloproctology (ESCP) Cohort Studies & Audit Committee, were delighted to present the upcoming EAGLE study to [...]

September Newsletter: What does it take to run a global collaborative study?

By | 2019-09-14T09:18:04+00:00 September 14th, 2019|GS3, Newsletter, NIHR Unit on Global Surgery, RCT|

September Newsletter The Global Surgical Outcomes Collaboration GlobalSurg 3: the story so far   GlobalSurg 3 is now is the final stages of data analysis and manuscript preparation.  It has been our biggest and most complex study to date and has relied on the hard work and dedication of literally thousands of individuals all around the world. The [...]

FALCON launches in Nigeria

By | 2019-09-11T14:53:28+00:00 September 11th, 2019|NIHR Unit on Global Surgery, RCT|

FALCON trial launches in Nigeria Nigeria has become the latest NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery hub country to launch the FALCON trial testing interventions to reduce surgical site infections in low and middle come countries. The first hospital to open to recruitment was Lagos University Teaching Hospital, followed by Obafemi [...]

FALCON takes flight across 3 continents!

By | 2019-07-28T06:55:42+00:00 July 28th, 2019|GS2, NIHR Unit on Global Surgery, RCT|

FALCON trial randomises its 100th patient FALCON is the first international surgical randomised controlled trial launched by the NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery. Long standing supports of GlobalSurg will remember the GlobalSurg 2 study published in 2018 in Lancet Infectious Diseases. This study, which collected data on patients undergoing abdominal [...]

Patient Number 1 Randomised to FALCON Trial

By | 2018-12-19T12:37:18+00:00 December 19th, 2018|NIHR Unit on Global Surgery, RCT|

First Patient Enters FALCON Trial Patient number 1 has been randomised to the FALCON trial. Congratulations to Professor Antonio Ramos-De La Medina and team at Sociedad Espanola de Beneficencia Hospital in Veracruz, Mexico for passing this important milestone in the trial. Full details on the FALCON trial can be read here  Over the [...]

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