Program in Global Surgery and Social Change Newsletter

We would like to share the latest newsletter from the Program of Global Surgery and Social Change in which they discuss the transition to remote working, updates from the field (specifically India), the UGHE-PGSSC Partnership as well as updates from the Western Pacific Regional office. You can view the newsletter here.

COVID-19 Special Issue – Wits Journal of Clinical Medicine

A special issue of the Wits Journal of Clinical Medicine relating specifically to the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa has just been published. This issue can be accessed at https://journals.co.za/content/journal/wjcm/browse, and the Table of Contents has been listed below. Kindest regards The WJCM Editorial Team. Wits Journal of Clinical Medicine – April 2020 Volume 2 , […]

PAAS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON IMPLEMENTATION OF GLOBAL SURGERY IN AFRICA – Closing Notice

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON IMPLEMENTATION OF GLOBAL SURGERY IN AFRICA Closing Ceremony Professor KH YANGNI-ANGATE, President PAAS Venue: African Union Commission (AUC) Headquarters, Addis-Ababa, Ethiopia Date: Friday, 3rd February, 2017 His Excellency, the African Union Commissioner for Social Affairs, His Excellency Minister of Health of the Republic of Senegal represented by Professor Diop Papa Saloum All […]

STATEMENT FROM THE PAN AFRICAN ASSOCIATION OF SURGEONS ON THE DELIVERY OF SURGICAL SERVICES IN SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA

PAN AFRICAN ASSOCIATION OF SURGEONS STATEMENT FROM THE PAN AFRICAN ASSOCIATION OF SURGEONS ON THE DELIVERY OF SURGICAL SERVICES IN SUBSAHARAN AFRICA The Pan African Association of Surgeons (PAAS) convened a meeting of its constituent Colleges and Associations in Cape Town, South Africa on the 4th September 2014 and issues the following statement. PREAMBLE Whereas, […]

BIOGRAPHY OF LATE PAST PRESIDENT- PROF. T. F. SOLANKE

Born in Ijedu-Ode(Nigeria) on March 9th,1930, Professor Solanke’s path to the coveted post of Emeritus Professor of Surgery in the Premier University of Ibadan started from Ladi-Lak Primary School, Yaba, Lagos. He then proceeded to the famous CMS Grammar School, Lagos and later Chigwell School in Essex, England. In both schools, he demonstrated academic excellence […]

Lancet Commission on Global Surgery: March 2016

An open process to promote surgery as a public health measure Welcome to the March 2016 newsletter of the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery Dear Friends and Colleagues, Happy Spring!  The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery has exciting updates regarding two international global surgery events that were held at the start of the month.  First, we take a […]

Lancet Commission on Global Surgery: February 2016

An open process to promote surgery as a public health measure Welcome to the February 2016 newsletter of the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery Dear Friends and Colleagues, The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery continues to have exciting updates regarding our in-country collaborations. This month, we focus on recent developments in Ethiopia and Zambia. Be sure to […]