Lifebox News – December edition



If you haven’t had time to check in with Lifebox® lately, here’s where you can get caught up. Welcome to the December #LifeboxNews: wrapping up a year full of excitement and development!

Last month we…

Welcomed the end of the  year with our 2016 Annual Review – packed with stats, stories and photos of a year in safer surgery and anaesthesia

Published our beautifully designed and practical pulse oximeter educational videos – available in Amharic, English, French, Hindi and Spanish

Said goodbye to a global health pioneer, Dr Halfdan T, Mahler, who championed surgery and anaesthesia for all.

Interviewed our friend and #globalsurgery advocate Dr Waruguru Wanjau, in Kenya

Took to the main stage at the College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA)’s scientific congress in Mombasa, Kenya, to talk pulse oximetry, Clean Cut® and  host our Kenyan premiere of The Checklist Effect

Received a heart-warming update from DM Petit Paediatric Hospital in India

Joined forces with LA-based fashion company Tobi, allowing us to receive a percentage of their profits for each purchase from their website

Featured in MedTech for our innovative approach to medical devices in global surgery  

Celebrated reaching the target to raise £96,000 with Lifeboxes for Rio campaign!

Teamed up with International Medical Corps (IMC) to support anaesthesia providers in South Sudan with pulse oximeters and training

Welcomed generous support from our longterm friends at the Australian Society of Anaesthetists (ASA)

Collaborated with the Citizens of the World Foundation in Haiti to deliver training and oximeters at Justinian University Hospital

In the news:

Pulse oximetry for children with pneumonia treated as outpatients in rural Malawi (World Health Organization)

Determinants of morbidity and mortality following emergency abdominal surgery in children in low-income and middle-income countries (BMJ Global Health)

The future of global health education: training for equity in global health (BMC Medical Education)

Do health partnerships run better global health projects? (Tropical Health & Education Trust)