Find the stories, updates, and impact from Lifebox's global work making surgery and anesthesia safer.



Join us for Capno Week

Move over Shark Week, Capno Week is here. Join us to close the global capnography gap so that every anesthesia provider, no matter where they work, are equipped with a capnograph.

‘Anesthesia & Analgesia’ shines a global spotlight

“We wanted to bring information and knowledge to the world-wide readership of A&A about anesthesia issues in LMICs,” explained Dr Enright. “Many people would have no idea about the challenges nor about what is being done…

London to Paris in Lycra

What kind of surgical safety challenges do colleagues and their patients face in low-resource settings? Being Iraqi-British and having lived and worked in Baghdad during the mid-nineties after the second Gulf War, when most…

Reducing surgical site infection in Ethiopia

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: The Oromia Regional Health Bureau (RHB) took a significant next step in its drive to make surgery and anaesthesia safer for tens of thousands of patients in the region, expanding the Clean…

A challenge prize for surgical equity

We asked Daniel Berman. Daniel’s the Lead of the Global Health Team at Nesta, charged with taking the brilliant idea of a Surgical Equity Prize and bringing it to life.

Finance & Project Officer recruitment

At Lifebox, we’re determined to make safe surgery for every patient a right, not a privilege – and we’re expanding our team to meet the challenge. You’ll support the delivery of our programmes worldwide, with an emphasis on…

Surgery with a safer net

What difference can it make? We asked Joseph Nibigira and Muvunyi Pamphile, two nurse anaesthetists from Burundi, who attended a small Lifebox® workshop in Kibuye. Read on to hear from Joseph in English below. What…

Une intervention chirurgicale avec un filet de sécurité

Quelle différence cela peut-il faire? Nous avons posé quelques questions à Joseph Nibigira et Muvunyi Pamphile, deux infirmiers anesthésistes Burundais, qui ont suivi la formation Lifebox à Kibuye. Lisez la suite pour Muvunyi en français, et Joseph en…

The Checklist Effect – Corbis Review

The provision of surgery has been an essential component of comprehensive healthcare delivery worldwide for over a century. Nevertheless, 5 billion people worldwide are still affected by lack of access to safe surgical care. The issue remains a global health…

One Year On as Global CEO of Lifebox:

A dozen countries and hundreds of meetings later, I am more enthusiastic than ever about Lifebox’s work and the global movement in safe surgery and anesthesia that we are part of. As I reflect on the past year and kick…

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