– PaedSurg Africa is a collaboration of surgeons and allied health professionals throughout sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) collectively producing the largest prospective cohort study of paediatric surgery in this region of the world.
– The study results will be used to help advocate for enhanced children’s surgical services in SSA where they are desperately needed.
– We aim to identify cost-effective, context appropriate interventions to improve survival and reduce disability for children in SSA.
– The collaboration will help to enhance research capacity in SSA and create the infrastructure for ongoing collaborative work.
*** If you are interested in getting involved, please contact [email protected] ***
Data collection will be for 1-month of your choice between October – December 2016. Local ethics or audit approval is required to participate.
Individual participation should take a limited amount of time and effort (estimated 20-30 patients with minimal data points). However, collectively the study has the potential to include over 1500 children.
ALL COLLABORATORS WILL BE CO-AUTHORS ON INTERNATIONAL PRESENTATIONS & PUBLICATIONS.
The protocol overview can be ready by clicking here.