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Publication Feature: Lessons from developing, implementing and sustaining a participatory partnership for children’s surgical care in Tanzania

Publication Feature: Lessons from developing, implementing and sustaining a participatory partnership for children’s surgical care in Tanzania

Dr. Godfrey Sama Philipo, BISC Adunct Professor, along with Shobhana Nagraj, Zaitun M Bokhary,and Kokila Lakhoo, recently published an article that shares experiences on developing, implementing and sustaining a partnership in global children’s surgery in Tanzania. To read the full text, please visit here. Abstract: Global surgery is an essential component of Universal Health Coverage. […]

Publication Feature: Assessing trauma care systems in low-income and middle-income countries: a systematic review and evidence synthesis mapping the Three Delays framework to injury health system assessments

Publication Feature: Assessing trauma care systems in low-income and middle-income countries: a systematic review and evidence synthesis mapping the Three Delays framework to injury health system assessments

Dr. Dan Poenaru, co-instructor of SURG 512, along with Dr. John Whitaker, Dr. Nollaig O’Donohoe, Dr. Max Denning, Dr. Elena Guadago, Dr. Andrew J M Leather, and Dr. Justine I Davies recently published an article that systematically reviewed existing literature on the assessment of LMIC trauma systems, applying the Three Delays framework and rapid assessment principles. […]

Publication Feature: Postoperative outcomes for Indigenous Peoples in Canada: a systematic review

Publication Feature: Postoperative outcomes for Indigenous Peoples in Canada: a systematic review

Dr. Nadine Caron, co-instructor of SURG 518,  recently published a systematic review of studies estimating the association between Indigenous identity and surgical rates or outcomes in Canada. To read the full text, please visit here.  

Reading Recommendations

Reading Recommendations

Looking for your next read? Here are a few recommendations from our students and faculty! Epic Measures, Jeremy N. Smith             Journalist Jeremy N. Smith offers an intimate look at Dr. Murray and his groundbreaking work in his quest to develop the Global Burden of Disease (GBD). From ranking countries’ healthcare […]

Congratulations to BISC Spring 2021 Graduates!

Congratulations to BISC Spring 2021 Graduates!

Congratulations to all BISC Spring 2021 graduates! In May 2021, the first cohort of students will graduate from the Master of Global Surgical Care and several students will also graduate from our Graduate Certificate of Global Surgical Care.