GlobalSurg New Year News Round Up

Visit the new GlobalSurg YouTube Channel 

In 2016 the GlobalSurg team visited Rwanda to deliver a 2 day audit and research skills course at the University of Rwanda. The team were accompanied by humanarian film maker, Lauren Anders-Brown from Collaborate: Ideas & Images.
During the trip Lauren made a film about the work of GlobalSurg and wrote a blog about her experiences of visiting Rwanda with the GlobalSurg team.
Read Lauren’s blog here and watch the film on the new GlobalSurg YouTube Channel 

Click here to support the running costs of GlobalSurg by making a donation on Our Givey Page

Remember you can view all GlobalSurg publications via our the publications page and our new google scholar page  

The GlobalSurg Network Continues to Grow

2016 was a great year for GlobalSurg. Our network has gone from strength to strength thanks to all our collaborators!
Please encourage national and international colleagues to join us via the link below

Your chance to win a place to attend the 4th International Trials Methodology Conference 2017

The Network of Hubs for Trials Methodology Research (HTMR) was established by the UK Medical Research Council (MRC) to improve the quality of clinical trials.
The HTMR wish to establish the methodological research priorities for clinical trials in low to middle income (LMIC) countries.

All GlobalSurg collaborators are being invited to complete an on-line questionnaire to share your views of the priorities for trials methodological research in LMICs.

The questionnaire should take around 10 minutes to complete. At the end of the questionnaire, you will also be asked if you would like to take part in the next round. If you complete both rounds you will be entered into a prize draw to win a free place at the joint ICTMC/SCT conference in Liverpool, May 7-10th 2017, with expenses to cover travel and accommodation, up to a total cost of £2,500

Take the survey by clicking this link.

Have you got a 5 minutes to tell Lifebox about theatre lighting at your hospital?

The Lifebox Foundation is developing a low-cost, robust, and durable surgical headlight designed to function in low-resource settings. We would be grateful to know your views on the current state of surgical lighting in your facility as well as important features for the Lifebox Headlight.
It you could, please complete our short survey (

Read all the latest GlobalSurg news
Remember to keep an eye on our blog and twitter feed where you can read all the latest GlobalSurg news including stories from our collaborators around the world, all the peer reviews for GlobalSurg 1, and Atul Gwande tweeting about our study!
If you would like to share your GlobalSurg story send us a brief post to [email protected] and we will publish it on our blog!

Make a donation to help support the costs of running GlobalSurg

GlobalSurg is part of the Surgical Gateway Research Foundation (SURGFoundation), a registered UK charity (Charity number 1159898).

GlobalSurg activities are supported in a number of ways, but we greatly appreciate personal donations to ensure our work can continue. If you wish to make a small donation, please visit our Givey page via the secure link in the pink bar above or click here.

Thank you for your support.







The GlobalSurg network grows stronger and stronger thanks to your help. Please share this email with national and international colleagues, especially those in countries not yet represented on our registration map.


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