Oxford University Global Surgery Group
Global Surgery 2030: evidence and solutions for achieving health, welfare, and economic development.
Meara JG. et al, (2015), Am j obstet gynecol, 213, 338 - 340
Indignity, exclusion, pain and hunger: the impact of musculoskeletal impairments in the lives of children in Malawi.
Alavi Y. et al, (2012), Disabil rehabil, 34, 1736 - 1746
A collaborative public health approach to clubfoot intervention in 10 low-income and middle-income countries: 2-year outcomes and lessons learnt.
Owen RM. et al, (2012), J pediatr orthop b, 21, 361 - 365
Weekly Project Updates
At our weekly project updates, our OUGSG members share about current global surgery training and research projects, and ideas for collaboration.
Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences (NDS) Seminar Room, Level 6, John Radcliffe Hospital
All welcome, and we usually go for coffee in George Pickering Education Centre (Level 3) afterwards.
We would love to hear from you! If you'd like to present at one of our seminars, please contact Mr Noel Peter: firstname.lastname@example.org
SURGICAL GRAND ROUNDS
OUGSG usually presents at two Oxford University Hospitals Surgical Grand Rounds each year.
Our next event: Friday 15 May 2020, 8am via Microsoft Teams, joining details and info are here:
OUGSG joins with Global Surgery groups in London and Birmingham for a bimonthly GASOC Journal Club organized by registrars to discuss the latest in global surgery and anaesthesia related papers.
Next journal club date: https://www.gasocuk.co.uk/journal-club
Sadly the scheduled Oxford Global Surgery course for 14-18 September 2020 has been POSTPONED until 2021 due to the pandemic. You can still find out about the course and sign up to the mailing list here:
EXTERNAL CONFERENCES & EVENTS
Recent OUGSG EVENTS
Surgical Grand Rounds, Friday 7 February 2020
Dr Cian Wade, 'Neonatal pain management in low and middle income countries' and Dr Harshjeet Singh Bal, 'Snakebites and surgery'
Seminar, Thursday 23 January 2020
Dr Ibtisam Salim spoke on 'Women's Health in Protracted Refugee Setting; The Good, the Bad and the Ugly' and Dr Anita Makins spoke on 'FIGO projects and Global Women’s Health'
GASOC Journal Club. Wednesday 15 January 2020
Dr Hilary Edgcombe presented on ‘Training non-physician anaesthetists in sub-Saharan Africa: a qualitative investigation of providers’ perspectives'
Seminar, Tuesday 19 November 2019
Dr Tongai Chitsamatanga FCS Ortho (ECSA), ‘Reflections on trauma and orthopaedic care in Zimbabwe and UK’
Dr Zineb Bentounsi, 'Advocacy in Global Surgery’
Grace Le, ‘Scaling up safe surgery in district-level hospitals in Zambia, Malawi and Tanzania - SURG-Africa project’
OUGSG at Surgical Grand Round, Friday 8 November 2019, Prof Chris Lavy speaking on “Setting up a public-private partnership in elective surgery in Zimbabwe”.
OUGSG Termly Meeting, Tuesday 2 July 2019
1. Dr Sudha Jayaraman: “A global surgery career and thoughts on the future”
2: Dr Andrew Ferguson: Gaza: a health system stumbling from crisis to catastrophe
OUGSG at Surgical Grand Rounds, 31 May 2019
1. Dr Anita Makins, 'FGM: a global perspective'
2. Dr Katy Newell-Jones, ‘Medicalisation of female genital cutting: decision making dilemmas and competing priorities’
OUGSG Termly Meeting: Thursday 28 March 2019
1. Trauma Care in Laos: The unintended consequences of short training courses: Rebecca Inglis
2. A "Useful(?) Idiot" Goes to Syria: Tony Jefferis
3. Poetry for Peace - The Cracked Jug: Shakira Morar
Oxford Surgical Grand Rounds: Friday 1 March 2019
Title: ‘Innovations to improve outcome and patient safety in low and middle income countries’. Speakers: Professor Shafi Ahmed (Associate Dean at Barts and the London Medical School) and Ms Sarah Kessler (Producer of award-winning documentary ‘The Checklist Effect’)
Oxford University Global Surgery Course, 10-14 September 2018
This 5-day course is for health professionals interested in expanding their knowledge and understanding of current developments in global surgical and anaesthesia, who would like to explore ways of further involvement in training, research and surgical systems strengthening and potential global surgery career pathways.
Information about the recent 2018 course here - dates for 2019 to be announced.
GASOC Conference, 14 September 2018
OUGSG is co-hosted the 2018 GASOC conference on Friday 14 September at the Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford, in conjunction with the last day of the Oxford Global Surgery Course. Find out more here.
Oxford Global Surgery Networking Meeting
Thursday 7 June 2018, 6-7pm, Shobhana Nagraj of the George Institute, “Technology Implementation in Healthcare in Low and Middle Income Settings” & Robin Youngs, Consultant Otolaryngologist and UK Lead for Global ENT, "Deafness: the global burden, with special reference to Nepal and Myanmar”.
Surgical Grand Rounds
Friday 18 May 2018: Ms Shannon Gunawardana, Ms Kathryn Ford and Prof Kokila Lakhoo, 'Global Surgery: Paediatric Surgical Team'. See video here on YouTube.
Oxford University Global Surgery Group