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GSU Birmingham Team visits Rwanda Hub for SIV, Monitoring and CEI

Members of the Global Surgery Unit (GSU) of the University of Birmingham visited the GSU Rwanda Hub (hosted at the University of Rwanda) from 19-22 July 2022 for the ProtectSurg site initiation visit and monitoring training and Community Engagement and Involvement (CEI) training and activities.

Recent GSU event hosted through Nigeria Hub discusses GlobalSurg 1 ouctome

A recent dissemination and engagement event that took place in Nigeria through the GSU's national hub, based in Lagos, looked at various outcomes associated with the GlobalSurg Unit 1 Studies. 

GlobalSurg 3 publication in The Lancet looks at role of hospital facilities in determining patient outcomes

A multimethods analysis was performed as part of the GlobalSurg 3 study, looking at the relationship between hospital facilities in LMICs and postoperative outcomes following cancer surgery.

" 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. "

John Smith, Head of ResearchNIHR Global Health Research Unit on Global Surgery