The NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery

Improving surgical outcomes through collaborative research

Featuring all the latest information from across the GSU’s international network, including updates from the various operational workstreams. Further information can be seen by clicking on one of the many news articles or blogs below. You can also check us out on Twitter which can be accessed via the icon below.

Our Latest News

Latest Publication Asks Surgeons to Look Beyond the Operating Theatre to Save Lives Globally

Experts from the NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery (GSU) propose three priority areas for surgery in publication for The Lancet.

Education and Training Webinar: EAGLE safe-anastomosis study

New webinar will look at the results from the recently completed EAGLE study.

NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery (GSU) Attends 76th World Health Assembly in Geneva

Attendance at the Global Surgery Foundation event enabled the GSU to identify pathways for Unit research to impact on global health policy.

Community Engagement and Involvement (CEI) Event in Walipur, Punjab Educates Locals on Wound Management

Educational session held by GSU for local villagers provided valuable insight into wound control.

Paper Highlights Link between Investing in Safe Surgery and Reduced Burden on Healthcare Infrastructure in LMICs

A new paper from the KIWI study demonstrates how investing in health technologies may help reduce the costs associated with Surgical Site Infections (SSIs) for both the patient and low-resource health systems.

Benin Hub Data Provides Valuable Evidence for Detection of Surgical Site Infections

TALON data enables student from the Faculty of Health Sciences of Cotonou to establish link between detection in Surgical Site Infections (SSIs) and telephone calls made to patients.

GECKO International Study Formally Launches

Global Evaluation of Cholecystectomy (GECKO) will look to define the global variation in compliance to pre-, intra-, and post-operative audit standards.

Newly Appointed Ghana Hub Deputy Director Wins Highly Esteemed Award

Ghana Deputy Hub Director recently named Fellow of the West Africa Institute of Surgeons where the highly coveted award prize was awarded.

Surgical Infection Education Event Held in India Draws Large Audience

Christian Medical College in Ludhiana invited RMPs to discuss SSI's in latest nationally held CEI event.

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.