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Global Guidelines for Prevention of Surgical Site Infection Published

By |March 25th, 2020|Uncategorized|

NIHR Global Surgery Unit researchers have published global guidelines for the prevention of surgical site infection in the British Journal of Surgery (BJS). Expert surgeons from 14 countries across Africa, Europe, Latin America, and South Asia worked together to identify and collate nine evidence-based interventions that can be feasibly implemented worldwide at low cost. [...]

Growing the surgical network across India

By |March 23rd, 2020|Uncategorized|

In February, members of the UK-based Global Surgery Unit (GSU) team travelled to India to attend a 2-day workshop in New Delhi together with 50 delegates representing 19 Indian states and Union territories. The workshop was also attended by the Chancellor (Lord Bilimoria) and Vice-Chancellor (Professor Sir David Eastwood) of the University of Birmingham (UoB) [...]

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 Announces Major New Partnership

By |July 21st, 2017|Newsletter, Uncategorized|

July Newsletter The Global Surgical Outcomes Collaboration GlobalSurg Joins Major New Strategic Partnership to Build Global Surgical Research Unit In association with The Universities of Birmingham, Edinburgh & Warwick, GlobalSurg are delighted to announce the launch of a major new Global Surgical Research Unit. The consortium partners have been awarded substantial grant funding from the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), UK. Over the next four [...]