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New MOOC on Technology Innovation for Sustainable Development

Klaus Schönenberger - May 19, 2017
Hello Our new MOOC “Technology innovation for sustainable development” is available on EdX! This MOOC teaches a methodology to use technology innovation and entrepreneurship as a tool to fight pover...
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The Summer Circumcision Camp for Street Children

MARKO HINGI - April 4, 2017
Introduction: Tanzania Rural Health Movement is a non profit community based organization based in Mwanza-Tanzania focusing on provision/conduction of health services,health research and environme...
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CUGH Global Surgery and Anesthesia Satellite Session April 6

Catherine deVries - Feb. 22, 2017
Register now for the Global Surgery and Anesthesia Satellite Day, April 6, 2017 in Washington, DC! This event is organized by WHO, American College of Surgeons Operation Giving Back, The G4 Allianc...
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Challenges of non-physician anesthesia provider models and standards in LICs (Part I) WCA

Michael Lipnick - Aug. 30, 2016
This discussion* thread is intended to help carry forward discussions begun at the World Congress of Anaesthesia (Hong Kong 2016). At WCA, several workshops and talks focused on the topic of non physi...
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Discussion on models and standards for non-physician anesthetists in low income countries

Michael Lipnick - Aug. 22, 2016
At the upcoming World Congress of Anaesthesia there will be a workshop on “Standards and models for non-physician anesthetist training in low income countries.” Time: The session will take place M...
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First Mile Discovery Challenge

Amy Wachler - Aug. 3, 2016
Are you passionate about global primary care? Have you witnessed recurrent barriers to care in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs)? CAMTech and GE Sustainable Healthcare Solutions are calling on ...
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Lancet Commission on Global Surgery

Martha Vega - July 27, 2016
On April, 2015 the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery published a milestone report on the current state of surgery worldwide which reported that 5 billion people lack access to surgical care. After ...
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Primary Surgery Volume 1 (Non-Trauma)

Michael Cotton - June 12, 2016
A new updated version of this seminal textbook is now available FREE online at global-help.org. The preface reads: The first edition of this work by Maurice King appeared in 1990 and has establi...
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How Surgery Can Fight Global Poverty: NY Times article

Maggie Sullivan - Oct. 12, 2015
An interesting article from late last month about the vital role surgery plays in global health. How Surgery Can Fight Global Poverty: The United Nations has developed admirable goals to end global...
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Online Pre-Conference Discussion: Innovation and Collaboration for Surgical & Anaesthetic Care in Uganda

Michael Lipnick - Sept. 2, 2015
- How can high-level reports translate to local relevance and action in LMICs? - What is the role of international NGOs & academic collaborations in surgical & anesthetic capacity building? - What a...
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Measurement and Accountability for Results in Health Summit

Sristi Sharma - June 9, 2015
The Measurement and Accountability for Results in Health Summit is happening right now (Tuesday, June 9, 2015 - Thursday, June 11, 2015) in Washington DC. In this summit co-hosted by the World Ban...
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Volunteer Surgery in Cambodia

Elliott Brender - June 5, 2015
I am going back to Cambodia January 2016. I will be teaching, doing surgeries, and bringing essential surgical supplies. This will be my 5th trip so I have significant experience on what is needed ...
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HELP: Surgical Follow-Up in Developing Countries

Didi Ray - April 23, 2015
Hello everyone! I have a graduate school class project (Behavioral Economics) looking at interventions to improve surgical or trauma follow-up in the developing world. I am trying to focus on behav...
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Extreme Affordability Conference: Call for abstracts

Catherine deVries - Feb. 28, 2015
The Extreme Affordability Conference at the University of Utah is back by popular demand. April 9-11, 2015 in Salt Lake City. Kick-off speaker is Nicholas Kristof of the NYT. Keynote speaker, D...
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Global Alliance for Surgical, Obstetric, Trauma and Anaesthesia Care, aka the G4 Alliance

Mamta Swaroop - Nov. 21, 2014
Dear GHD community... I want to share the following information about an advocacy-based organization: Global Alliance for Surgical, Obstetric, Trauma and Anaesthesia Care, also known as the G4 A...
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GlobalSurg: The Global Surgical Outcomes Project

James Glasbey - Sept. 2, 2014
Dear Colleagues in the Global Health Nursing & Midwifery community, I would like to highlight to you an exciting opportunity to participate in an international collaborative surgical audit, which a...
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** GlobalSurg: The Global Outcomes in Surgery Project **

James Glasbey - Aug. 12, 2014
Dear Colleagues in the Global Surgery and Anesthesia Community, I would like to highlight to you an exciting opportunity to participate in an international collaborative surgical audit, which alrea...
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UCSF Global Health Delivery Training

Manisha Singh - June 25, 2014
Based on what many of the experts in this group have said in this forum, University of California at San Francisco along with PIH are putting on a 4 day bootcamp in Global Health Delivery from October...
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Association of Obstetric Anesthesia and Maternal Mortality Rate assessment in Low Resource Setting (Developing Countries)

Girlie Salvador - May 12, 2014
Good morning everyone :) Im Dr. Salvador, a Doctor to the Barrio previously assigned at poorest Municipality and presently Anesthesiologist from the Philippines. Currently, the Philippines is struggli...
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Lancet Commission on Global Surgery

Hampus Holmer - Dec. 13, 2013
Dear Global Surgery & Anesthesia community, We are happy to announce the launch of the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery, a year-long open process culminating in the publication of a commission r...
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