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Thoughts, stories and ideas from our collaboration.

PAPSA Online Conference 2020

2020-10-06T22:57:32+00:00

This week, we are excited to invite all of our readers to the Pan African Paediatric Surgical Association (PAPSA) Online Conference 2020! In light of the current global situation, PAPSA have taken their conference digital, delivering the sessions through a web meeting platform. These online sessions are free for all to attend and will run on

PAPSA Online Conference 2020 2020-10-06T22:57:32+00:00

New Publication – Cost-effectiveness of neonatal surgery for congenital anomalies in LMICs

2020-09-07T22:41:53+00:00

We are very proud to announce yet another exciting article from some members of our Global PaedSurg team. In keeping with continuing efforts to raise awareness on the global burden of congenital anomalies, the article is the published protocol for an upcoming systematic review evaluating the cost-effectiveness of neonatal surgery in low- and middle-income countries

New Publication – Cost-effectiveness of neonatal surgery for congenital anomalies in LMICs 2020-09-07T22:41:53+00:00

New Publication – Antenatal Detection Rates of Congenital Anomalies in LMICs

2020-08-24T18:32:18+00:00

We are very excited to share a new highly informative publication discussing the antenatal diagnosis rates for congenital anomalies in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Congenital anomalies are the 5th leading cause of death in children under-5 globally resulting in over half a million deaths every year. Over 95% of these deaths occur in LMICs.

New Publication – Antenatal Detection Rates of Congenital Anomalies in LMICs 2020-08-24T18:32:18+00:00

Join CovidSurg Week with GlobalSurg

2020-07-17T16:54:57+00:00

The impact of COVID-19 has been devastating, and has had far-reaching consequences to both emergency and elective surgery worldwide. There is thus an urgent need to understand the outcomes of COVID-19 positive patients who undergo surgery across the world.   CovidSurg Week, a new GlobalSurg initiative, hopes to do exactly that. Already, the collaboration has published

Join CovidSurg Week with GlobalSurg 2020-07-17T16:54:57+00:00

Global Children’s NCDs Launches CovidPaedsCancer

2020-09-07T21:16:13+00:00

This week, we welcome a blog post from Global Children's NCDs as they launch their new study CovidPaedsCancer. For more information on how to join, contribute and collaborate with the team, please read on. Global Children's NCDs "The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on our healthcare system, economy, and day-to-day lives are evident all around

Global Children’s NCDs Launches CovidPaedsCancer 2020-09-07T21:16:13+00:00

Introducing PaedSurg Brazil

2020-07-03T22:35:43+00:00

This week, the Global PaedSurg team is very excited to announce a new venture by some of our Brazilian colleagues - PaedSurg Brazil. "PaedSurg Brazil is a research project about Congenital Malformation based on the Global Paedsurg project. The proposal is inspired by the research, "Management and Outcomes of Congenital Anomalies in Low-, Middle-, and

Introducing PaedSurg Brazil 2020-07-03T22:35:43+00:00

Tribute to Professor Hosni Khairy Salem

2020-06-06T22:46:55+00:00

  Professor of Urology and Andrology Director of the Laboratory and Biological Animal Research Centre Member of the Committee of Scientific Research Kasr Al Ainy School of Medicine, Cairo University, Egypt Lead Organiser for the Global PaedSurg Research Collaboration Country Lead and Research Collaborator for the GlobalSurg Research Collaboration We write in tribute to Professor

Tribute to Professor Hosni Khairy Salem 2020-06-06T22:46:55+00:00

Gastroschisis Care Protocol Videos

2020-05-20T06:54:31+00:00

Gastroschisis is a congenital anomaly where the baby is born with a hole in the abdominal wall through which the intestines protrude at birth. This presents several challenges as the intestines are then vulnerable to damage and infection as well as heat and fluid loss. Prompt treatment is required to keep the baby hydrated and warm

Gastroschisis Care Protocol Videos 2020-05-20T06:54:31+00:00

CovidSurg Cohort Study

2020-03-21T18:18:16+00:00

Patients diagnosed with COVID-19 infection who need surgery are a challenging group. Capturing real-world data and sharing international experience about the management of surgical patients during this pandemic will inform clinical decision making.  Covidsurg Cohort Study is an international multi-centric cohort study  aiming to assess the outcomes of surgery in patients with COVID-19 infection. For more

CovidSurg Cohort Study 2020-03-21T18:18:16+00:00

GICS Paediatric Trauma Resource Survey in Low to Middle Income Countries

2020-02-14T14:53:50+00:00

Injury is one of the leading causes of death globally. Approximately 5.8 million deaths occur each year due to injury, 90% of which occur within low to middle income countries. Infants and children within low to middle income countries  are particularly vulnerable to the effects and consequences of injury. Human and physical resources as well

GICS Paediatric Trauma Resource Survey in Low to Middle Income Countries 2020-02-14T14:53:50+00:00