What’s she talking about…? We’ve worked in Zimbabwe since 2012, supporting health workers with essential equipment and training. So we’re excited to be back in Harare this week, delivering life-saving safe anaesthesia and WHO Surgical Safety Checklist training – and for the first time, bringing together clinicians from Zimbabwe, Zambia, Uganda and South Africa to help build a
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In 2013 we were excited to provide 25 oximeters for distribution to rural district hospitals in Zimbabwe at the annual meeting of the country’s national anaesthesia society. We returned to the country in 2014 to lead a safer anaesthesia training workshop in collaboration with ZAA colleagues. Learn more here.
Zimbabwe We were excited to provide 25 oximeters for distribution to rural district hospitals in Zimbabwe on the occasion of the 2013 annual meeting of the country’s national anaesthesia society. We hope this is the start of a national project to support safer surgery and anaesthesia in the country.
Lifebox’s partners make our surgical and anesthesia safety programs possible. As the COVID-19 pandemic spreads, Lifebox is talking with our anesthesia and surgical partners on the front line of the response from Sub-Saharan Africa to Central America.
Faye Evans: Hi guys, thanks for coming. Thanks for letting me interview you, I really appreciate it. Do I have permission to record you? Just to make sure that’s OK with both of you? Danai Marange and Tsitsi Chimhundu: Yes, that’s fine. Faye: I’m Faye Evans. I’m a member of the global council at Lifebox.
On 21 April, Dr. Abebe Bekele of UGHE will chair a panel of global experts to discuss guidance for Perioperative Preparedness in Sub-Saharan Africa During COVID-19 as published in Annals of Surgery CHAIR: Dr. Abebe Bekele is general and thoracic surgeon from Ethiopia now based in Kigali, Rwanda, where he is Dean and Deputy Vice
CHAIR: Dr. Abebe Bekele Dr. Abebe Bekele is general and thoracic surgeon from Ethiopia now based in Kigali, Rwanda, where he is Dean and Deputy Vice Chancellor of Academic and Research Affairs at the University of Global Health Equity (UGHE). FEATURED SPEAKERS: Dr. Nina Capo-Chichi Dr. Nina Capo-Chichi is a medical
On 21 April 2020, Dr. Abebe Bekele of the University of Global Health Equity (UGHE) in Rwanda chaired a webinar of global experts to discuss ‘Guidance for Perioperative Preparedness in Sub-Saharan Africa During COVID-19’ as published in Annals of Surgery and responded to viewer questions.
We will post these interviews as quickly as we can to raise awareness about what partners face as they care for patients in already resource-constrained contexts. We are paying special attention to the work of anesthesia providers who in addition to being essential for surgery, also manage critical and intensive care units in many parts
Saturday 21 October 11:00 – 11:30 Dr Brian Vaughan Kilimanjaro Christian Medical Centre: Before and after pulse oximetry The Christ Hospital 11:30 – 12:00 Professor Berend Mets Lifebox training planning Penn State College of Medicine 12:00 – 12:30 Kris Torgeson What’s next for Lifebox? – Making surgery and anaesthesia safer around the world Lifebox