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Lifebox 2022 Annual Report

The 2022 annual report covers Lifebox's work improving anesthesia safety, surgical teamwork, and infection reduction

Welcoming Professor Maswime to the Lifebox Board

Lifebox welcomes obstetrician and gynecologist, Professor Salome Maswime, to its Global Governance Council We are excited to announce the appointment of Professor Salome Maswime to our Global Governance Council. Professor Maswime is a Professor and Head of the Global…

A Major Change in Children’s Surgery

Dr. Getaw Alamnie is a plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Smile Train partner facility Yekatit 12 Medical College Hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and fellow on the new Clean Cut for Cleft program launched by Smile Train and Lifebox. Dr.

Anesthesia Under Fire

Anesthesia under fire: experiences of providing patient care in Ukraine today

New publication: UV-C Decontamination

Multidisciplinary team invents low-cost decontamination cabinet that quintuples N95 mask supplies, ideal for low-resource settings.

Lifebox Welcomes New Interim Chair

Lifebox announces the appointment of Pauline Philip as Interim Chair of its Global Governance Council. Pauline is one of the founders of Lifebox and as Director of Patient Safety at the World Health Organization (WHO) was instrumental in developing the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist

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