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Oxford University Global Surgery Group



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

CURE International

Research Updates

If you'd like to find out more about current research projects undertaken by Oxford University Global Surgery Group members, you are welcome to join us for our weekly project updates on Thursdays 08:30-09:00, Nuffield Department of Surgical Sciences Seminar Room, Level 6, John Radcliffe Hospital.

Current projects

Some of the projects that OUGSG members are involved in include:

Paediatric Surgery Projects

  • 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


Find out more about the research undertaken by academic foundation doctors in global surgery here, and view posters by our undergraduate medical students taking a special study module in global surgery here.

RCS Global Surgical Frontiers 2018 Poster Prize

Congratulations to Max Denning, Hannah Palacci, Charlotte Pallett, Joanna Klaptocz & Chris Lavy on winning the poster prize at the RCS Global Surgical Frontiers on 15 June 2018.

'Indirect Methods for Measuring Surgical Quality in Africa: A Systematic Review'


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