Team

Team 2018-07-11T22:10:40+00:00

STEERING COMMITTEE

Miss Naomi Wright

Principal Investigator

Miss Naomi Wright MBChB (Hons) BSc (Hons) MRCS DCH MSc

Paediatric Surgery Registrar and PhD Fellow, King’s Centre for Global Health and Health Partnerships, King’s College London, UK.

Mr Andy Leather

Steering Committee

Mr Andy Leather

Director of King’s Centre for Global Health and Health Partnerships, King’s College London, UK.

Prof Nick Sevdalis

Steering Committee

Prof Nick Sevdalis

Professor of Implementation Science & Patient Safety, King’s College London, UK.

Prof Emmanuel Ameh

Steering Committee

Prof Emmanuel Ameh

Professor of Paediatric Surgery, National Hospital, Abuja, Nigeria.

Prof Dan Poenaru

Steering Committee

Prof Dan Poenaru

Professor of Paediatric Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Canada.

Mr Niyi Ade-Ajayi

Steering Committee

Mr Niyi Ade-Ajayi

Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, King’s College Hospital, London, UK.

Prof Adesoji Ademuyiwa

Steering Committee

Prof Adesoji Ademuyiwa

Professor of Paediatric Surgery, University of Lagos and Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Lagos, Nigeria.

Prof Justine Davies

Steering Committee

Prof Justine Davies

Professor of Global Health, King’s College London, UK.

Prof Kokila Lakhoo

Steering Committee

Prof Kokila Lakhoo

Professor of Paediatric Surgery, University of Oxford and John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford, UK.

Dr Emily Smith

Steering Committee

Dr Emily Smith, PhD, MSPH

Assistant Professor of Epidemiology, Robbins College of Health and Human Sciences, Baylor University, Texas, USA.

ORGANISING COMMITTEE

Dr Hannah Thompson

Organising Committee

Dr Hannah Thompson

Core Surgical Trainee, Specialist Neonatal and Paediatric Surgery Department, Great Ormond Street Hospital, UK.

Dr Harmony Ubhi

Organising Committee

Dr Harmony Ubhi

Core Surgical Trainee, King’s College Hospital, UK.

Melika Akhbari

Organising Committee

Melika Akhbari

4th year medical student, The GKT School of Medical Education, King’s College London, UK.

Dr Marcus Sim

Organising Committee

Dr Marcus Sim

Foundation Doctor, Stepping Hill Hospital, Stockport NHS Trust, Stockport, UK.

Sophia Hashim

Organising Committee

Sophia Hashim

4th year medical student, University College London, UK.

Isy Williams

Organising Committee

Isy Williams

5th year medical student, University of Cambridge, UK.

Gabriella Hyman

Organising Committee

Gabriella Hyman

Final year medical student, University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Dr Godfrey Sama Philipo

Organising Committee

Dr Godfrey Sama Philipo

Medical Doctor and Clinical Research Coordinator (MUHAS-UCSF Cancer Collaboration), Board of Trustees member (InciSioN), Tanzania.

Laura Herrera

Organising Committee

Laura Herrera

1st year medical student, The Geisel School of Medicine, Dartmouth College, US.

Aayenah Yunus

Organising Committee

Aayenah Yunus

3rd year medical student, The GKT School of Medical Education, King’s College London, UK.

Dominique Vervoort

Organising Committee

Dominique Vervoort

Chair of InciSioN; Research Associate at Program in Global Surgery and Social Change (PGSSC) at Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA.

Dr Osaid Alser

Organising Committee

Dr Osaid Alser

Clinical Teaching & Research Fellow, Barts & The London School of Medicine & NDORMS Scholar, University of Oxford, UK.

Yousra-Imane Benaskeur

Organising Committee

Yousra-Imane Benaskeur

1st Year Medical Student, University of Montreal, Canada.

REGIONAL & CONTINENT LEADS (in alphabetical order by region)

Prof Dr Dayang Anita Abdul Aziz

Regional Lead for ASEAN

Prof Dr Dayang Anita Abdul Aziz

Head of Paediatric Surgery, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centrem Malaysia.

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Associate Prof Sebastian King

Continent Lead for Australasia

Associate Prof Sebastian King

Paediatric Surgeon, The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.

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Prof Alexis P Arnaud

Regional Lead for Europe

Prof Alexis P Arnaud

Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, University Hospital, CHU Rennes, France.

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Dr Mahmoud Elfiky

Regional Lead for the Middle East

Dr Mahmoud Elfiky

Assistant Professor of Paediatric Surgery, Cairo University, Egypt.

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Mr Ahmed Negida

Regional Lead for North Africa

Mr Ahmed Negida

6th Year Medical Student, Zagazig University Hospital, Egypt.

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Dr Maricarmen Olivos Perez

Joint Continent Lead for South America

Dr Maricarmen Olivos Perez

Consultant Paediatric and Neonatal Surgeon, Hospital San Juan de Dios, Santiago, Chile.

Dr Alliance Niyukuri

Regional Lead for West Africa

Dr Alliance Niyukuri

General Surgeon, Kibuye Hope Hospital, Hope Africa University, Burundi.

COUNTRY LEADS (in alphabetical order by region)

Prof Souhem Touabti

Senior Country Lead for Algeria

Prof Souhem Touabti

Chef de Service de Chirurgie Pédiatrique, Hôpital Mère-Enfant EHS EL EULMA Setif, Algeria.

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Miss Nadia Hamidi

Junior Country Lead for Algeria

Miss Nadia Hamidi

Medical Student, CHU Hassani Abd El Kader, Sidi Bel Abbès, Algeria.

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Dr Rossana Chipalavela

Country Lead for Angola

Dr Rossana Chipalavela

Paediatric Surgery Registrar, Hospital Pioneiro Zeca, Lubango, Angola.

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Dr Pablo Lobos

Country Lead for Argentina

Dr Pablo Lobos

Paediatric Surgeon, Hospital Italiano de Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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Associate Prof Sebastian King

Senior Country Lead for Australia

Associate Prof Sebastian King

Paediatric Surgeon, The Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.

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Dr Brendan Jones

Co-Country Lead for Australia/New Zealand

Dr Brendan Jones

Paediatric Surgery Registrar, Children’s Health Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

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Dr Damir Ljuhar

Co-Country Lead for Australia/New Zealand

Dr Damir Ljuhar

Paediatric Surgical Registrar, Monash Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Australia.

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Dr Samiul Hasan

Country Lead for Bangladesh

Dr Samiul Hasan

Assistant Professor of Paediatric Surgery, Dhaka Shishu (Children) Hospital, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Dominique Vervoort

Country Lead for Belgium

Dominique Vervoort

Chair of InciSioN; Research Associate at Program in Global Surgery and Social Change (PGSSC) at Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA.

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Dra. Lorena Jauregui Paravicini

Country Lead for Bolivia

Dra. Lorena Jauregui Paravicini

Paediatric Surgeon, Hospital de Niños Mario Ortiz Suarez, Santa Cruz, Bolivia.

Miss Janice Wong

Country Lead for Brunei

Miss Janice Wong

Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Department of General Surgery, RIPAS Hospital, Brunei.

Dr Alliance Niyukuri

Country Lead for Burundi

Dr Alliance Niyukuri

General Surgeon, Kibuye Hope Hospital, Hope Africa University, Burundi.

Dr Etienne St-Louis

Country Lead for Canada

Dr Etienne St-Louis

Surgical Registrar, The Montreal Children’s Hospital, Montreal, Canada.

Dr Maricarmen Olivos Perez

Country Lead for Chile

Dr Maricarmen Olivos Perez

Consultant Paediatric and Neonatal Surgeon, Hospital San Juan de Dios,  Santiago, Chile.

Paediatric Surgery Unit Lead, Clinica Redsalud Vitacura,  Santiago, Chile.

Dr Catalina Correa

Country Lead for Colombia

Dr Catalina Correa

Attending Paediatric Surgeon, Hospital Militar Central, Bogotá, Colombia.

Dr Luis Enrique Zea-Salazar

Country Lead for Ecuador

Dr Luis Enrique Zea-Salazar

Past President of the Ecuadorian Paediatric Surgery Association, Attending Paediatric Surgeon, Omni Hospital and Hospital Clinica Kennedy Alborada, Guayaquil, Ecuador.

Dr Mahmoud Elfiky

Country Lead for Egypt

Dr Mahmoud Elfiky

Assistant Professor of Paediatric Surgery, Cairo University, Egypt.

Prof Stephen Tabiri

Country Lead for Ghana

Prof Stephen Tabiri

Professor of General Surgery. Vice Dean, University for Development Studies-School of Medicine & Health Sciences (UDS-SMHS). Head of Department of Surgery, UDS-SMHS and Tamale Teaching Hospital (TTH). Consultant Surgeon & Endoscopist at TTH, Ghana.

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Dr Judith Lindert

Country Lead for Germany

Dr Judith Lindert

Paediatric Surgeon, University Lübeck, Germany.

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Dr Maria-Lorena Aguilera-Arévalo

Country Lead for Guatemala

Dr Maria-Lorena Aguilera-Arévalo

Endocrine Surgeon, Francisco Marroquín University, Guatemala City, Guatemala.

Dr Dhruv Ghosh

Country Lead for India

Dr Dhruv Ghosh

Department of Pediatric Surgery, Christian Medical College & Hospital, Ludhiana, Punjab, India.

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Dr Cathline Freya Adhiwidjaja

Country Lead for Indonesia

Dr Cathline Freya Adhiwidjaja

Paediatric Surgeon, Harapan Kita Mother and Child Hospital Jakarta (Rumah Sakit Anak dan Bunda Harapan Kita Jakarta), Indonesia.

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Dr Haidar Muhssein

Country Lead for Iraq

Dr Haidar Muhssein

Paediatric Surgeon, Medical Education Unit, Kufa University, College Of Medicine, Iraq.

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Dr Ibrahim Nour

Country Lead for Jordan

Dr Ibrahim Nour

Intern, General Surgery Department, Jordan University Hospital, the University of Jordan, Jordan

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Dr Kihiko Kuria

Senior Country Lead for Kenya

Dr Kihiko Kuria

Paediatric Surgeon, University of Nairobi/Kenyatta National Hospital, Kenya.

Dr Hetal Gohil

Junior Country Lead for Kenya

Dr Hetal Gohil

Paediatric Surgeon Registrar, Ministry of Health, Kenya.

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Dr Vongphet Soulithone (MD, PhD)

Country Lead for Laos PDR

Dr Vongphet Soulithone (MD, PhD)

Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatric Surgery Department, National Children’s Hospital, Laos.

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Dr Matthew Winterton

Country Lead for Madagascar

Dr Matthew Winterton

Orthopedic Surgeon, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, University of Pennsylvania.

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Prof Dr Dayang Anita Abdul Aziz

Country Lead for Malaysia

Prof Dr Dayang Anita Abdul Aziz

Head of Paediatric Surgery, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre, Malaysia.

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Dr Yacoub Mohamed Sghair

Country Lead for Mauritania

Dr Yacoub Mohamed Sghair

Chirurgien Pédiatre and Responsable de Formation Médicale à l’Hôpital

MD Alehandro Peñarrieta Daher

Country Lead for Mexico

MD Alehandro Peñarrieta Daher

Paediatric Surgeon, Hospital Juarez de Mexico Departamento de Cirugía Pediatra, Mexico

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Prof Nyo Nyo Win

Country Lead for Myanmar

Prof Nyo Nyo Win

Senior Consultant Pediatric Surgeon, Department of Pediatric Surgery, Yankin Children Hospital, Union of Myanmar.

Dr Sushil Dhungel

Country Lead for Nepal

Dr Sushil Dhungel

Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Annapurna Children & Women’s Hospital, Pokhara, Kaski, Nepal.

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Dr James Hamill

Country Lead for New Zealand

Dr James Hamill

Paediatric Surgeon, Starship Children’s Hospital, Pokhara, New Zealand.

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Dr Taiwo Lawal

Country Lead for Nigeria

Dr Taiwo Lawal

Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, University College Hospital, Ibadan, Nigeria.

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Prof Muhammad Arshad

Co-Country Lead for Pakistan

Prof Muhammad Arshad

Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Liaquat National Hospital and Medical College, Karachi, Pakistan.

Prof Muhammad Amjad Chaudhry

Co-Country Lead for Pakistan

Prof Muhammad Amjad Chaudhry

Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Children’s Hospital, SZAB Medical University, Islamabad, Pakistan.

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Dr Nathan Novotny

Senior Country Lead for Palestine

Dr Nathan Novotny

Paediatric Surgeon, Beaumont Hospital, USA.

Visiting Paediatric Surgeon, al-Makassad Hospital, Jerusalem & Palestinian Medical Complex ( PMC), Ramallah, Palestine.

Dr Osaid Alser

Junior Country Lead for Palestine

Dr Osaid Alser

Clinical Teaching & Research Fellow, Barts & The London School of Medicine and NDORMS Scholar, University of Oxford, UK.

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Mr Sadi Abukhalaf

Junior Country Lead for Palestine

Mr Sadi Abukhalaf

Medical Student, Al-Makassed Islamic Charitable Society Hospital and Palestine Medical Complex, Ramallah, Palestine.

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Mrs Lily J. Saldaña Gallo

Country Lead for Peru

Mrs Lily J. Saldaña Gallo

Paediatric Surgeon, Instituto Nacional de Salud del Niño, Peru.

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Dr Eugene Tuyishime

Co-Country Lead for Rwanda

Dr Eugene Tuyishime

Anaesthetic Resident, The University of Rwanda, Rwanda.

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Mr Isaac Ndayishimiye

Co-Country Lead for Rwanda

Mr Isaac Ndayishimiye

Medical Student and Coordinator at InciSioN Rwanda, The University of Rwanda, Rwanda.

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Dr Shireen Nah

Country Lead for Singapore

Dr Shireen Nah

Paediatric Surgeon, Paediatric Surgery, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Singapore

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Prof Milind Chitnis

Country Lead for South Africa

Prof Milind Chitnis

Paediatric Surgeon, Department of Paediatric Surgery, Frere Hospital affiliated to Walter Sisulu University, South Africa.

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Gabriella Hyman

Junior Country Lead for South Africa

Gabriella Hyman

Final year medical student, University of Witwatersrand in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Dr Luis García-Aparicio

Country Lead for Spain

Dr Luis García-Aparicio

Head of Paediatric Urology Division, Paediatric Surgery Department & Director of the Paediatric Urology Fellowship Program, Hospital Sant Joan De Deu, Barcelona Children’s Hospital, University of Barcelona, Spain.

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Dr Enas Musa Ismail

Senior Country Lead for Sudan

Dr Enas Musa Ismail

Paediatric Surgeon, Khartoum Teaching Hospital, Sudan.

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Ms Sawazen Malik

Junior Country Lead for Sudan

Ms Sawazen Malik

4th year medical student, University of Khartoum, Sudan.

Associate Prof Lars Hagander

Country Lead for Sweden

Associate Prof Lars Hagander

Consultant Paediatric Surgeon, Lund University Children’s Hospital, Sweden.

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Dr Godfrey Sama Philipo

Country Lead for Tanzania

Dr Godfrey Sama Philipo

Medical Doctor and Clinical Research Coordinator (MUHAS-UCSF Cancer Collaboration), Board of Trustees member (InciSioN), Tanzania.

Dr Ampaipan Boonthai

Country Lead for Thailand

Dr Ampaipan Boonthai

Paediatric Surgery Consultant, Depatment of Surgery, Ramathibodi Hospital, Bangkok, Thailand.

Dr Ben Saad Manel

Country Lead for Tunisia

Dr Ben Saad Manel

Paediatric Surgeon, Center of Traumatology and Burns of Ben Arous, Tunisia.

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Dr Emrah Aydin

Country Lead for Turkey

Dr Emrah Aydin

Paediatric Surgeon, Koç University, Istanbul, Turkey.

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Dr John Sekabira

Country Lead for Uganda

Dr John Sekabira

Paediatric Surgeon, Department of Surgery, Mulago-Makerere University Teaching Hospital, Uganda.

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Mr Nigel Hall

Country Lead for the United Kingdom

Mr Nigel Hall

Paediatric Surgeon, University of Southampton, United Kingdom.

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Dr Marilyn Butler

Country Lead for the United States

Dr Marilyn Butler

Paediatric Surgeon Attending, Oregon Health and Science University, United States of America.

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Prof Makhmud Aliev

Country Lead for Uzbekistan

Prof Makhmud Aliev

Paediatric Surgeon, Chair of the Paediatric Surgery Department, Tashkent Paediatric Medical Institute, Uzbekistan.

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