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Recruitment for a Global Surgery Fellow in Haiti

Susie Kinyanjui - Feb. 21, 2017
Overview The St. Boniface Haiti Foundation (SBHF) is dedicated to providing essential health services to the people of southern Haiti, especially the most vulnerable. We are committed to building a ...
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Improving Surgical Care in Cambodia

Elliott Brender - April 27, 2016
I have recently returned from my 5th surgical mission to Cambodia. I am now planning a 6th mission. This will be a group tour that will provide an overview of what surgery is all about in Cambodia. ...
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Cambodia Surgery
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Volunteering as a french experienced surgeon

jean philippe berthet - March 15, 2015
Dear colleagues, Do you have any advises or contacts to apply for volunteering as an experienced French Surgeon with special skills abroad for long term mission? I would prefer to avoid non effic...
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career development volunteer Surgery volunteer
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Hospital Visit Rate After Outpatient Surgery -- Meaningful Quality Metric?

Thomas Tsai - June 26, 2014
Medicare is considering measuring the hospitalization rate (e.g. admission/readmission/ED visit) following routine outpatient surgery as a metric of ambulatory surgical quality. What are your thought...
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ambulatory medicare outpatient policy quality Research Surgery
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2nd Conference on Surgery and Anesthesia in Uganda

Mairi Murchison - Jan. 18, 2011
2nd Conference on Surgery and Anesthesia in Uganda Murchison Mairi
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Anesthesdia partnerships Surgery Uganda
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2nd Conference on Surgery and Anesthesia in Uganda

Mairi Murchison - Jan. 18, 2011
April 2, 2011--The University of British Columbia will be hosting a one day conference to focus on enhancing our partnerships in Uganda. Sessions will focus on training and research; the economics of ...
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Anesthesdia partnerships Surgery Uganda
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Lancet articles concerning surgical services

Nadine Semer - Sept. 24, 2010
The current edition (Volume 376, Issue 9746, Pages 1025-1116 (25 September 2010-1 October 2010) of the Lancet has a number of articles of interest to our community. From their editorial: What is ...
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Burden of Surgical Disease Safe Surgery Surgery Surgical Workforce
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ASAP...Today!

Nadine Semer - May 10, 2010
The Burden of Surgical Disease Working Group has changed it's name to the Alliance for Surgery and Anesthesia Presence .... Today! From the website: "The mission of the Alliance for Surgery and An...
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Increasing surgical capabilities in Somalia

Nadine Semer - May 4, 2010
WHO trains surgeons in troubled Somalia Lancet vol 375 April 17, 2010 This is a brief report about a WHO initiative trying to improve surgical capacity in war torn Somalia through training of p...
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Acute Trauma Burden of Surgical Disease Surgery surgery training Surgical Workforce
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Surgery and Global Health: a view from beyond the OR

Nadine Semer - March 25, 2010
Surgery and Global Health: a view from beyond the OR Semer Nadine 268_2008_9525_32_4-web 533..536 Surgery and Global Health: A View from Beyond the OR Paul E. Farmer Æ...
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Barriers to Access Burden of Surgical Disease global health Surgery Surgical Workforce
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Surgery

Nadine Semer - March 25, 2010
Surgery Semer Nadine DCP_1245-1260.qxd 1245 Countries with developing economies have not considered surgical care to be a public health priority, yet surgically...
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Burden of Surgical Disease cost effectiveness global health Surgery
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WHO's Surgical Care at the District Hospital (SCDH) Manual

Shelly Choo - March 12, 2010
WHO's Surgical Care at the District Hospital (SCDH) Manual Choo Shelly
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manual Surgery
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WHO's Integrated Management for Emergency and Essential Surgical Care (EESC) tool kit

Shelly Choo - March 12, 2010
WHO's Integrated Management for Emergency and Essential Surgical Care (EESC) tool kit Choo Shelly
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district hospitals Surgery toolkit