Conferences

FUTURE CONFERENCES 47th World Congress of Surgery Conference The 47th World Congress of Surgery of the International Society of Surgery (ISS) will take place August 13-17 in Basel, Switzerland. For more information, visit the conference site here.   WORLD FEDERATION OF NEUROSURGICAL SOCIETIES WORKSHOP AND CONFERENCE 2019 The 16th Interim Meeting of the World Federarion …

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Projects

Cambodia Neurosurgical Support Project  Supporting the training of Cambodian neurosurgeons and making neurosurgery available to ALL who need it. Visit the project site here        

A safe, low-cost, and effective method of training from afar.

Matthew Christopher Davis et. al. report on using two iPads, 3G cellular service and a simple app to provide two way real-time feedback from Birmingham, Alabama, USA  to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam during endoscopic third ventriculostomies. This simple solution possesses huge potential to dramatically alter the landscape of training methods in highly technical specialty such …

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Bogota Declaration

On December 9, 2016, the following document was presented to Dr. Walter Johnson of the World Health Organization in Bogota, Colombia. The launch was attended by (from L to R) Andres Rubiano, Meena Cherian, Vice-Minister of Health of Colombia, Enrique Osorio, Franco Servadei, Andrew Maas, Water Johnson, and Kee Park The Bogota Declaration on Global …

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Consensus Statement

“Consensus Statement on Global Neurosurgery” ORIGIN OF THE DOCUMENT   At the last WFNS Interim Meeting held in Rome on September 2015, several members of the WFNS Coordinating Committee for International Initiatives gathered in a small meeting room.  Robert Dempsey, the Chairman of the Committee, Kee Park, a long time FIENS/WFNS volunteer and Walter Johnson, …

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Who We Are

Founder and Editor: Kee B. Park, USA Associate Editor, Public Relations and Communications:  Aliyu B. Ndajiwo, Nigeria  The Global Neurosurgeons: Abenezer Tirsit,  Department of Neurosurgery, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia.  Aij-Lie Kwan Professor Department of Surgery and Division of Neurosurgery Kaohsiung Medical University, Taiwan.  Andres Rubiano,  Professor of Neurosciences & Neurosurgery, El Bosque University.  Director of …

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Research

Global Surgery “A Banner Year for Global Surgery” by Charles Mock, World Journal of Surgery, July 2015. 68th World Health Assembly, resolution 68.15. “Strengthening emergency and essential surgical care and anesthesia as a component of universal health coverage”. Disease Control Priorities, Third Ed. Vol. 1, Essential Surgery, World Bank. The Report of the Lancet Commission …

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