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The Unsung Heroes in Surgical Safety

Ahead of International Nurses Day, it is crucial to spotlight the critical role of operating room nurses in ensuring surgical safety. Nurses are the backbone of successful surgical outcomes; they blend compassion and clinical expertise, managing every…

Lifebox features on the BBC

'One Crucial Piece of Equipment': Improving anesthesia monitoring with The Smile Train-Lifebox Capnograph.

Lifebox in Francophone Africa

Long-time Lifebox champion, Dr. Chaibou of Niger helped out at the Lifebox stand at SARAF. The pulse oximeter gap in Francophone West Africa is high, and Lifebox has worked extensively with SARAF-member countries to address this gap by…

Blog: Dr. Isabeau Walker on SAFE OR workshops in India

Ten years since the launch of the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist, one of the significant benefits has been improved teamwork and communication in the operating room, so what better way to embed this than through multidisciplinary teamwork training? A few…

Photo Essay: SAFE OR in India, November 2019

Lifebox, in collaboration with local and regional partners, organized two SAFE OR workshops in India, November 23-28, with Lifebox trustee Dr. Isabeau Walker acting as course director. In Nanded, Maharashtra, Dr. Someshwar Patange, long-time Lifebox safe anesthesia champion, joined Isabeau…

RFP: Pulse oximeter & probes

In our original flagship programme, Lifebox procured a low-cost, low-resource adapted pulse oximeter, commonly referred to as the Lifebox Pulse Oximeter or simply the “Lifebox.” We have now distributed over 20,000 of these to more than 100 countries through a…

ASA-Lifebox Masterclasses

Julian Gore-Booth – CEO of the World Federation Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA) – Anaesthesia – worth shouting about   Dr. Mwemezi Kaino – Lifebox Champion – Global Health from Tanzania and Kenya   Dr. Aaron Olurotimi –…

Anesthesia Residents in Boston Rise to the Challenge!

The arrival of September here in New England brings with it a chill in the morning air, a switch from drinking iced coffee to a hot pumpkin spiced latte, and fresh pies with lots of whipped cream, although not necessarily…

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