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Thoughts, stories and ideas from our collaboration.

Research Training Fellowship Recordings – Registrars & Consultants

2019-01-10T10:25:45+00:00

Thank you for showing interest in the Research Training Fellowship! Here you can find all the recorded webinar sessions for registrars and consultants. If you have already signed up to the Research Training Fellowship, you may access the recordings using the password sent to you: Session 1: Introduction, Literature Review & Developing a Research Question Session 2:

Research Training Fellowship Recordings – Registrars & Consultants 2019-01-10T10:25:45+00:00

Research Training Fellowship Recordings – Medical Students & Junior Doctors

2019-01-10T10:25:37+00:00

Thank you for joining us for the Research Training Fellowship! Here you can find all the recorded webinar sessions for medical students and junior doctors. Session 1: Introduction, Literature Review & Developing a Research Question Session 2: Choosing a Study Design For more information and access to the session notes and PowerPoint slides, head over to

Research Training Fellowship Recordings – Medical Students & Junior Doctors 2019-01-10T10:25:37+00:00

Voices of One.Surgery

2019-01-02T15:36:37+00:00

This week, we are proud to present our exciting collaboration with global surgery platform, One.Surgery. Borne from an idea just nine-months ago by forward-looking British orthopaedic surgeon, Mr Saqib Noor, One.Surgery is now managed by a fast growing international team passionate about improving surgical care worldwide. Their bi-monthly periodical, Voices of One.Surgery, is empowering, enlightening

Voices of One.Surgery 2019-01-02T15:36:37+00:00

Global PaedSurg: Reflections from an LMIC medical student

2018-11-23T00:25:06+00:00

Gabriella presenting the Global PaedSurg protocol at the International Association of Student Surgical Societies (IASSS) & Southern African Students Surgical Societies (SASSS) Future of Surgery Symposium, Stellenbosch University, Cape Town, South Africa  The aims of Global PaedSurg have always been multiple. Addressing the present dearth of paediatric surgical research, especially from low- and middle-income countries (LMICs), has always been a

Global PaedSurg: Reflections from an LMIC medical student 2018-11-23T00:25:06+00:00

Care of Infants With Gastroschisis in Low-Resource Settings

2018-09-18T14:49:42+00:00

The manuscript for a new research article written about a key congenital anomaly - gastroschisis - has been accepted and is currently in press for the next issue of Seminars in Pediatric Surgery. With an incidence of about 1 in 2000, gastroschisis is one of the most frequently encountered congenital anomalies by paediatric surgeons. Despite

Care of Infants With Gastroschisis in Low-Resource Settings 2018-09-18T14:49:42+00:00

Talking IA and ARM with Dr Sebastian King – Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne

2018-09-19T12:50:29+00:00

The ONE in 5000 Foundation is a non-profit charity organisation established to champion and support anyone affected by the congenital condition anorectal malformation (ARM) (also called imperforate anus or IA), one of seven conditions included in Global PaedSurg. The condition has an incidence of about 1:5000 births in Western communities with higher rates in some communities. IA/ARM can

Talking IA and ARM with Dr Sebastian King – Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne 2018-09-19T12:50:29+00:00

Meet CDH UK: Charity, Lifeline and Ally in Improving Care for Congenital Anomalies

2018-09-05T19:31:42+00:00

With a study that aims to be as far-reaching and collaborative as Global PaedSurg, we are rarely far from another ally. Indeed, just recently, CDH UK have offered their expertise and feedback on crucial aspects of the study design surrounding the care of patients with congenital diaphragmatic hernias (CDH). CDH make up one of seven

Meet CDH UK: Charity, Lifeline and Ally in Improving Care for Congenital Anomalies 2018-09-05T19:31:42+00:00

National Surgical, Obstetric, and Anaesthesia Plans (NSOAPs) for Paediatric and Child Health

2018-11-22T23:42:08+00:00

Dominique Vervoort outside the UN for the World Health Assembly, where NSOAPs took center stage within the discussion of global surgery. This week's blog comes from one of our own Global PaedSurg lead organisers, and touches on an important aspect of global surgical health: National Surgical, Obstetric, and Anaesthesia Plans (NSOAPS). Dominique Vervoort, MD is Chair of

National Surgical, Obstetric, and Anaesthesia Plans (NSOAPs) for Paediatric and Child Health 2018-11-22T23:42:08+00:00

APSON Conference, Kano, Nigeria

2018-08-16T04:40:58+00:00

In its 17th year, the Annual General Meeting and Scientific Conference of the Association of Paediatric Surgeons of Nigeria (APSON) will take place in Kano on the 24-29th September 2018. This year's theme will be Paediatric Surgical Research in Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges and Prospects. Click for more information regarding the preliminary programme and tickets as well as accommodation

APSON Conference, Kano, Nigeria 2018-08-16T04:40:58+00:00

TRIUMPH – Against All Odds (TINO MUDARIKWA)

2018-07-10T14:44:02+00:00

"Rare diseases are rare, but rare disease patients are numerous." The quote, originally from the Orphanet website, has always resonated with our blog author today, Tino Mudarikwa, who has lived with a rare disease all of his life: imperforate anus (IA) - one of seven conditions Global PaedSurg will be investigating. Growing up, Tino had always felt alone

TRIUMPH – Against All Odds (TINO MUDARIKWA) 2018-07-10T14:44:02+00:00