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



Welcoming Andreu Maldonado to the Lifebox Board

Lifebox is delighted to announce the appointment of Andreu Maldonado to its Global Governance Council. Andreu has extensive experience in nonprofit finance, management, and operations and currently serves as Deputy to the Secretary General of…

All of us deserve safe practices

Anesthesia provider, William Baraka, on patient safety and pulse oximetry in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the impact of a Lifebox pulse oximeter

Making anesthesia safer in Benin

Professor Zoumenous tells us that today, no operation takes place in Benin without a pulse oximeter, and this is thanks to Lifebox.  

Advancing safety for cleft patients

My name is Belinda Karimi and I am a clinical nurse at the Agakhan Hospital in Mombasa, Kenya, and a trainer for the Team CLEFT workshop – a professional working group of multidisciplinary health professionals, including surgeons, anesthesiologists, and…

Bridging the Gap: Pulse Oximetry and Safer Anesthesia

leading anesthesia providers from across the world shared their experiences on issues relating to pulse oximetry impact in anesthesia care, remaining gaps in oximetry access and identified priorities for safe anesthesia care going forward – including the issue of pulse oximetry accuracy in darker skin tones.

Announcing the Lifebox-Smile Train Pulse Oximeter

Today we launch the Lifebox-Smile Train pulse oximeter with our long-standing partner Smile Train to scale up access to pulse oximetry for anesthesia and critical care. Pulse oximeters rapidly measure the oxygen level of the blood…

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