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Oxford University Global Surgery Group


Tanzania-Oxford Paediatric Surgery

Cure international

The Oxford University Global Surgery Group faculty are involved in a number of international partnerships supporting teaching and clinical work. We are committed to partnerships where the role of OUGSG faculty is guided and led by local leadership.


The presence of a link here is for information only and does not imply University of Oxford responsibility or give any official approval of activities. 

News from partnerships


  • A team from OUGSG visited the paediatric unit at Muhimbili National Hospital in Tanzania in March 2020 (Prof Kokila Lakhoo, paediatric surgeon, Roba Khundkar, Plastic Surgeon, Fungai Dengu, Senior Surgical, Trainee, Josephine Powell, Senior Neonatal Nurse; Riana Patel: Surgical Trainee and researcher; Evie Thangaraj, Medical Officer; and Harry Jackson-Smith, medical student). Read more here.
  • See more OUGSG updates here.

External LINKS

This page gives external links to other groups interested/active in global surgery.  (OUGSG has no responsibility for the content of these links.)


Oxford Global Health & Care Systems (OGHCS) Hub


Global Surgery

College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA) 

Global Anaesthetic Surgery and Obstetric Collaboration (GASOC)


International Association of Student Surgical Societies 

King's Centre for Global Health and Health Partnerships - Global Surgery

The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery

NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Surgery, University of Birmingham 

Program in Global Surgery and Social Change - Harvard Medical School

Royal College of Surgeons of England - global surgery links


Paediatric Surgery

Global Initiative for Children's Surgery (GICS)  - Prof Kokila Lakhoo (President)

British Association of Paediatric Surgeons 

World Federation of Associations of Pediatric Surgeons





Oxford University Global Surgery Group



Twitter: @oxglobalsurg