Lifebox News – July edition

We understand you’re busy – so are we!

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If you haven’t had time to check in with Lifebox lately, here’s where you can get caught up.  Welcome to the July #LifeboxNews: highlights from a busy month in global surgery and anaesthesia.

Last month we…

Witnessed another #MyLifesavingOximeter moment in Uganda

Shared the stage with our friends at Smile Train, through a powerful op ed about safer surgery and anaesthesia in Next Billion

Streamed Dr Ed Fitzgerald’s dulcet global surgery tones in a podcast for McGill University’s Simnovate Series

Saluted the American Society of Anesthesiologist residents who are re-launching the Lifebox challenge

Spoke up for surgery in the Pneumonia Innovation Team’s all-star ‘Power of Pulse Oximetry’ series  

Won a grant from the Tropical Health and Education Trust to support safer surgery and anesthesia in Tanzania

Celebrated the extraordinary reach and commitment of the Cameroonian diaspora to support Lifebox projects back home

Demonstrated the importance of our environment-appropriate equipment in Tanzania, in a moving interview: “all the pulse oximeters except the Lifebox pulse oximeter stopped working one by one”

Exercised-by-proxy as adventurers/doctors Laura Irwin and Reza Noori continued their year-long cycle in support of Lifebox

Begun to count down the days till the World Congress of Anaesthesiologists with a celebration of the WFSA member societies who have helped Lifebox go global