December Newsletter

The Global Surgical Outcomes Collaboration

GlobalSurg 2 Manuscript Accepted by Lancet ID

The main analysis from GlobalSurg 2 has now been accepted for publication by the leading international journal
The Lancet Infectious Diseases.

Full details are currently under embargo by the journal but we will announce the publication details as soon as we can in early 2018.

Please keep an eye on our newsletter, website and twitter feed for updates

You can also find all of the GlobalSurg publications on our publications page and new GoogleScholar page

2017 has been another fantastic year for GlobalSurg
Thank you & congratulations to all our collaborators for the many successes!

2017 GlobalSurg Highlights 

One of the main events of 2017 for GlobalSurg has been the establishment of the NIHR Global Health Unit on Global Surgery. 

Led by consortium partners, The Universities of Birmingham, Edinburgh and Warwick, the unit will act as a virtual home for the GlobalSurg network and provide substantial funding to establish research hubs around the world.

Each hub will contribute to research prioritisation setting, recruit patients into international clinical trials and contribute data to GlobalSurg international cohort studies. The additional funding will also allow GlobalSurg to provide research training and education in order to build local research capacity and infrastructure.

In November 2017, first hub to open at The University of Witwatersrand, South Africa, hosted the 2nd GlobalSurg Prioritisation Workshop in Johannesburg.
Over 70 International surgeons, researchers a