Have you registered your team for GlobalSurg 3 yet?

The Global Surgical Outcomes Collaboration

Register your team now – click here

All study information and documentation available at

New protocol translations and additional support documents now available
Click here to access the project documentation

GlobalSurg 3 Launches Around the World!
Our National Leads have been working hard to promote the study in their country and encourage hospitals to take part

Dr Ahmad Qureshi, National Lead for Pakistan, promotes GlobalSurg 3 at a local meeting
GlobalSurg 3 on the big screen in Pakistan
Prof Hosni Khairy Launches GlobalSurg 3 hospitals in Egypt
Welcome to all GlobalSurg 3 collaborators in Egypt!
Sebastian Shu Yip, National Lead for Peru, describes the work of GlobalSurg to Dr Barbara Bass, President of the American College of Surgeons

Do you have a photo of your GlobalSurg team? We’d love to see them! Send your team photos to [email protected] and we’ll feature them in our newsletter and on the GlobalSurg website

Frequently asked questions about GlobalSurg 3 
Q. I want to take part in GlobalSurg 3 – where do I start?
A. Please read the information available on www.globalsurg.org/gs3 and this blog post http://globalsurg.org/i-want-to-take-part-in-globalsurg-3-where-do-i-start/
Q. I’m already subscribed to the GlobalSurg newsletter and registered with ORCID, do I need to do anything else?
A. Yes – everyone wishing to take part in data collection for GlobalSurg 3 must register their team via our registration page. Registering will give you a log in for REDCap (for data entry) and ensure you are on the authorship list at the end of study. REDCap is our secure data entry platform into which all data must be entered to be included in final analyses.
Click here to register
Q. There are 4 of us at my hospital wishing to take part – can we be on the same team?
A. No – data collection teams for GlobalSurg 3 are a maximum of 3. If there are more than 3 people wishing to take part you will need to form multiple teams and collect separate, non-overlapping 4-week data collection periods
Q. Can I be the Hospital Lead at my centre?
A. Hospital Leads will only be required at large centres where there are multiple teams wishing to take part in data collection. If this is the case please contact your National Lead to discuss. Hospital Leads must be part of a registered data collection team
Click here to find and contact your National LeadQ. Can I be the National Lead for my country?
A. If you are from a country that does not have a National Lead appointed on our National Leads map and would like your country to join GlobalSurg please contact us.
Click here to view the map Q. I have registered, what now?
After registering, please wait 7 days for your REDCap log in to arrive. Once you have your log in you can begin entering data into the study (provided you have the required local approval to collect and enter data into GlobalSurg 3 and you have completed the GlobalSurg 3 training module)Q. How do I access the GlobalSurg training module?
A. The training module can be accessed by clicking here. Please click ‘Log in as guest’ and you will be able to access the GlobalSurg 3 training without a username or passwordQ. I have registered but my REDCap log in has not arrived before my data collection period starts
If you need to begin data collection before your REDCap log in arrives, please use the paper data collection form available to download from our website to record your data. You must then transfer your data to REDCap – only data entered into REDCap will be included in the study
Click here to find the paper data collection form

Q. I need to amend by registration – how do I do this?
A. Your name will appear on any authorship lists as the name on your ORCID ID. If you need to change your name, please do so in your ORCID registration.
If you wish to add an additional team member or change a team member, please contact us 
Once you have received your REDCap log in you will have access to your registration form so you can check the entry

Q. How do I register for an ORCID ID and why do I need to?
A. Every collaborator wishing to take part in GlobalSurg 3 must have an ORCID ID.
ORCID gives every researcher a unique digital identifier which will make registering for GlobalSurg 3 simpler and, importantly, will make the authorship list generated at the end of study more accurate
If you do not have an ORCID ID, please sign up for one here

Steps to Success in GlobalSurg 3
1. Register to take part
2. Read the study protocol
3. Obtain any necessary local approvals
4. Take the GlobalSurg 3 training module
5. Collect and enter your data at 

Register your team if you want to take part – click here

LifeBox Surgical Instrument Survey
Do you work in a low- or middle-income country, or have recent operating room experience at a hospital in this setting?Could we ask for your help completing our short survey for the Lifebox Foundation charity on surgical instruments in lower-resource countriesThe survey is aimed at all operating room staff, including surgeons, nurses, anaesthetists, obstetricians, and general practitioners undertaking surgery, especially those involved in laparotomy procedures and cesarean sections.English survey link: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/LifeboxInstrumentTrainingPackage
French survey link: https://fr.surveymonkey.com/r/InstrumentsChirurgicaux
Spanish survey link: https://es.surveymonkey.com/r/LifeboxInstrumentos

If you would like to read more about the project, or make a donation to support this work, please visit the Lifebox website: http://www.lifebox.org/instruments/.
Many thanks in advance for your help and support.





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