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Coronavirus links

We have set up this page to signpost to global and local Covid-19 links and resources related to global surgery, anaesthesia and obstetrics, and will continue to update this page. 


Anesthesia & Analgesia journal - coronavirus resources

CovidSurg - studies by NIHR Global Surgery Health Research Unit (outcomes of Covid-19 infected patients undergoing surgery)

CovidTrauma - study on impact of Covid-19 pandemic on orthopaedic trauma services in Africa [English] [French] 

International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) - Covid-19 resource hub

Global Initiative for Children's Surgery (GICS) - coronavirus resource hub 

Incision Academy - currently offering free access to online learning on surgical care

Intensive Care Medicine - coronavirus resource hub

One Surgery - an extensive hub of coronavirus resources related to global surgical care (links to many of the resources from the professional associations)

LifeBox - coronavirus resources (ethics, clinical guidelines, hand washing, PPE, research, and training)

PanSurg - hub for collaboration, research, data and discussion to optimise the frontline delivery of surgical care in real-time, led by Imperial College London

World Federation of Societies of Anesthesiologists (WFSA) guidelines for anesthesia and perioperative care providers during the Covid-19 pandemic (also includes guidance for low resource settings)

information hubs

Elsevier - novel coronavirus information centre (clinical information, research, public health & patient information) 

European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control - coronavirus resources

Global Molecular Modelling & Simulation Efforts Toward COVID19

London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) - coronavirus resources

LSHTM International Centre for Evidence in Disability hub for children with developmental disabilities - coronavirus hub 

New England Journal of Medicine - coronavirus resource hub

NHS - coronavirus advice

NHS England Primary Care - coronavirus links

Royal Society of Medicine - webinar series on Covid-19

Royal Society of Medicine Covid-19 resources roundup

The George Institute for Global Health - Covid-19 resource hub

The Global Health Network - Coronavirus resource hub

The Lancet - Covid-19 resource hub and publications 

UK Government - guidance on coronavirus infection prevention control

UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) information pages on 'Coronavirus: the science explained'

University College London - coronavirus research 

University of Liverpool and Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine - coronavirus research

World Health Organization (WHO) Coronavirus resources

WHO online courses (3 modules on Infection Prevention Control + Personal Protective Equipment + Clinical Care Severe Acute Respiratory Infection)

WHO Situation Dashboard - real-time data on numbers of cases

Worldometer data on Coronavirus cases

Oxford-related initiatives

Oxford Vaccine Trial for Covid-19

Oxford Medical Sciences Division - coronavirus research

Oxford University - coronavirus research hub

Oxford Hub - a volunteer-based organisation to support the local community in Oxford 


Travel health advice from the National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)

Covid Symptom Tracker run by King's College London

LSHTM free online course 'COVID-19: Tackling the Novel Coronavirus'

LSHTM Open Learn course that introduces COVID-19, created for teenagers and young adults: free online course for 14-16 year olds

Presentation from the LSHTM International Centre for Evidence in Disability: making the response disability-inclusive

Wellcome Open Research Paper on what we can learn from a disability inclusive response

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