The NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery

Improving surgical outcomes through collaborative research

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India Hub Reaches Milestone of Training 500+ Practitioners in Wound Management

India reaches key milestone in the Unit's vision to influence the healthcare landscape using results generated in GSU trials, across the Punjab region.

Mexico Hub Travels to Mata Cocuite for Wound Infection Prevention Talks

GSU team continue their rollout of community engagement and involvement (CEI) activities in the Veracruz region during a State Department health bridge for local residents.

Mexico Hub Visits Sempra for Workshop on Wound Infection

GSU Hub discuss the prevention and detection of wound infection during community engagement and involvement (CEI) meeting at Sempra energy company in Veracruz.

India Hub Continues Rollout of Wound Management Training in the Punjab Region

GSU India Hub Team travel to Doraha to train a congregation of Community Health Workers for latest Community Engagement and Involvement (CEI) initiative.

Ghana Hub Orchestrates CPD Accredited Workshop on Surgical Site Infections (SSI’s)

Ghana Hub collaborates with the Ghana Surgical Research Society, Ghana College of Physicians and Surgeons, and the Ghana Chapter of West Africa to deliver workshop on SSI's.

Roundup of GSU Co-Director, Professor Dion Morton’s Trip to Nigeria

Professor Morton meets with key stakeholders at the University of Lagos during trip to Nigeria.

Benin Hub Holds CEI Event During National Surgical Society Conference

Benin Hub Director joins Benin CEI Lead to discuss patient and community involvement in research during research congress event in Cotonou.

Ghana Hub Director Discusses CHEETAH Results with Key Policy Makers in Ghana

Professor Stephen Tabiri joins Professor Dion Morton to disseminate CHEETAH results and provide an overview of other key outputs from across the GSU.

Benin Hub Director Discusses CHEETAH Results at Surgical Conference in Mali

Professor Ismail Lawani travels to Mali to disseminate findings from the CHEETAH trial to francophone colleagues during national conference.

Global Surgical Research Skills Module to be Delivered by GSU Research Fellow

Registration now open for Global Frugal Innovation Skills Course - Module 5: Global Surgical Research Skills now open.

CHEETAH Results Impact on National Surgical Policy in Rwanda

Rwanda Hub Research Open Day sees healthcare professionals come together to discuss findings from across the Hub's portfolio of work.

Sustainability in Surgery Conference at the University of Birmingham

Conference on sustainability in surgery will look to explore an increasingly important aspect of providing surgical care globally.

Bringing together surgeons, researchers and policy makers to set the local research agenda according to patient need in LMIC and ensuring all patients have the opportunity to take part in our research.