Tag Archive for ‘global trauma care’
Looking forward – November 2019
This column focuses on lessoned learned from ACS delegation visits to Cuba, Israel, and Kosovo, and identifies the goals of the upcoming delegation trip to Morocco in March 2020.
Improving global emergency and essential surgical care in Latin America and the Caribbean: A collaborative approach
Regional collaborative partnerships—focused on enhancing access to surgical care in Latin America and Caribbean countries—are described.
ACS delegation visits Israel
An ACS delegation to Israel describes the challenges facing the country’s health care system as well its innovative approaches to providing care in times of conflict.
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.
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.
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: 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.
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.