Tag Archive for ‘The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery’
This article describes how expanding the nursing workforce can improve trauma care in Latin America.
The link between LCoGS indicator 2 and acute care surgery education and training are outlined as is acute care surgery’s role in responding to World Health Assembly resolution 68.15.
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.
Implementing World Health Assembly Resolution 68.15: National surgical, obstetric, and anesthesia strategic plan development—the Zambian experience
This article describes the application of World Health Assembly Resolution 68.15 to provide improved access to surgical, obstetric, and anesthesia care in Zambia.
The efforts of a multiregional Latin America symposium, which seeks to implement recommendations from The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery, are described, including strategies for improving access to affordable surgical care.
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.
Guidelines for participating in a global surgery program and a curated list of resources for surgeons interested in pursuing these opportunities are provided.
This article summarizes recent efforts by the ACS, the World Bank, and The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery to improve global access to surgical care.
Member states of the World Health Organization unanimously passed a historic resolution recognizing emergency and essential surgery and anesthesia as vital components of universal health care proposals.
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.