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Here we discuss COVID-19 and surgical care and the value of surgical capacity building in low- and middle - income countries as a pandemic readiness strategy. 


What is it like on the frontlines through a surgical lens?


Discussant: Dr. Paul Farmer 

May 21, 2020

Source: Department of Global Health and Social Medicine 

Lancet Editor in Chief, Dr. Richard Horton, addresses the critical importance of investing in safe surgery and anesthesia during his personal address at the 72nd World Health Assembly. 

May 20, 2019

Source: World Health Organization 

(link for full video) 

Dr. Walt Johnson - Lead of the Emergency and Essential Surgical Care Programme at the World Health Organization - speaks with PGSSC Visiting Student, Robbie Patterson


October 25, 2018

Statement from Dr. Sania Nishtar at The Power of Surgical Care to Catalyze Universal Health Coverage, an official side event at the UHC Forum 2017 in Tokyo, Japan


December 12, 2017

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