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 […]

Lancet Commission on Global Surgery: January 2016

Lancet Commission on Global Surgery An open process to promote surgery as a public health measure Welcome to the January 2016 newsletter of the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery Dear Friends and Colleagues, Happy New Year!  This month, we are spotlighting the WHO GIEESC meeting, the Commission’s inaugural global implementation conference call, the Commission’s joint consensus […]

Lancet Commission on Global Surgery: December 2015

Lancet Commission on Global Surgery Welcome to the December 2015 newsletter of the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery Dear Friends and Colleagues, The year may be drawing to a close, but the Commission has no shortage of exciting news as we progress toward building a global health network and providing safe, affordable, and accessible care for all.  This month, […]

Lancet Commission on Global Surgery Newsletter: August 2015

Dear Colleagues and Friends,  We hope this finds you well!  In this month’s newsletter, the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery documents our ongoing efforts across the globe. We are working with officials at the World Bank, partnering with Ministries of Health for our single country studies, and continuing to disseminate the findings of our report […]