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 Newsletter: March 2015

Inaugural Launches: London and Boston London Launch On April 27th, The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery will launch the full commission report.  This will be a two-day event at The Royal Society of Medicine.  It is hosted in conjunction with The Royal Society of Medicine and The Royal College of Surgeons of England’s meeting on “Global Surgery, Anaesthesia, and […]

African Surgical Outcomes Study (ASOS)

Dear Colleagues The African Surgical Outcomes Study (ASOS) website is live; http://www.asos.org.za/index.php The website contains all the information about the study, the study documents necessary for ethics applications, frequently asked questions, contact details, and a page to register interest in participation. It is imperative that ASOS has a broad representation across hospitals, and across Africa. […]