Incision— The Present and Future of Global Surgery

The report published by the Lancet commission on global surgery (LCoGS) in 2015 which revealed that 5 billion people globally lack access to safe surgical and anesthesia care changed the perspective of Global health. Following that, the World Health Organization (WHO) in the 68th World Health Assembly adopted a resolution (WHA68.15) "Strengthening Emergency and Essential …

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Global Neurosurgery: The Way Forward

  At the 2017 World Federation of Neurosurgical societies (WFNS) XVI. World Congress on Neurosurgery, Dr. Kee Park briefed the audience on Global Neurosurgery. In the lecture, Dr. Park who has been a leading figure in the global neurosurgery initiative called for more partnership and support from all relevant stakeholders in the field of global …

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Reflections on developing pediatric neurosurgery in Sub-Saharan Africa

In the article published in the Journal of Neurosurgery, Dr. Leland Albright provides a thoughtful retrospective of the years he committed to developing Pediatric Neurosurgery in Sub-Saharan Africa. He wrote in the article, "In 2011, the World Bank estimated the population of Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) to be 874,841,049, with 44% of the population being 1–14 …

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