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Dr Birhanu Ayana from Black Lion Hospital teaching how to examine a child with clubfoot. Linda Hansen
CURE International

These are some of the research projects undertaken by Oxford University Global Surgery Group members.

  • SURG Africa  - EU Horizon 2020 project
  • Zambia theatre team study - Dr Tinashe Chandauka
  • Clubfoot ethnographic study
  • Clubfoot clinic study

Paediatric Surgery

  • Piloting newly designed Perioperative checklist (Oxford Tanzania Link)
  • Harnessing medical student power in global surgery research (Oxplore: Oxford Medical Students Department of Paediatric Surgery and Global Paediatric Surgery)
  • Tanzanian Tumour Project: a pilot investigating surgery-associated morbidity and mortality in children with intra-abdominal solid tumours . (Oxford Tanzania Collaboration) 
  • Quality Improvement Project with medical officers (Oxford- Lilongwe Malawi Collaboration)
  • Carnegie Fellowship: Developing Research Hub in Paediatric Surgery (Oxford – Johannesburg, South Africa collaboration)

  • South to South Training (Oxford- Africa project) Soft funding to train paediatric surgeons from Africa in training hubs in Africa
  • Hub and spoke multi-disciplinary training of rural teams in India in children’s surgery


Oxford University Global Surgery Group



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