Tag Archive for ‘global trauma care’

Scenes from the Cuba visit: Universidad Ciencias Médicas de La Habana

ACS leaders visit Cuba, discover opportunities for collaboration

Members of the ACS delegation that traveled to Cuba last spring outline the strengths and challenges of the country’s health care system.

Adapted from The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery—Global Surgery 2030: Evidence and solutions for achieving health, welfare, and economic development, by Nobhojit Roy, March 2016. Available at: ghd-dubai.hms.harvard.edu.

Latin America Indicator Research Coalition examines prehospital care using a trauma systems application of LCoGS indicator 1

This article describes how the Latin America Indicator Research Coalition is improving trauma care in Colombia, specifically by examining the link between LCoGS Indicator 1 and prehospital care.

Global medicine

Using global surgical indicators to improve trauma care in Latin America

This article describes how Latin American trauma program development may be improved by LCoGS indicator measurement and summarizes strategies for data collection and analysis to enhance global surgical care.

Global Surgery 2030

Global Surgery 2030: An introduction

A preview of the Executive Summary of The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery report on global health care disparities is provided.

Global Surgery 2030: Evidence and solutions for achieving health, welfare, and economic development: Executive Summary of The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery Report

The five key messages of the The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery are outlined in this Executive Summary, including recommendations for improving access to safe, affordable surgical and anesthesia care.

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The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery makes progress in first year of work: An update

This article provides an update on the activities of The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery, which was the topic of a news story in the February 2014 issue of the Bulletin.

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