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Lifebox 2022 Annual Report

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

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

Nursing Leadership in Pediatric Surgical Care

Comrade Bunmi, pediatric nurse with over 20 years of nursing experience, discussed the challenges and barriers that nurses often face in leadership and her work advocating the role of nursing to shift the tide and build stronger, more inclusive healthcare systems.

Global Ambassador Announcement

Professor Miliard Derbew announced as Global Ambassador of the Smile Train-Lifebox Safe Surgery and Anesthesia Initiative.

Clean Cut Launches in Liberia

Lifebox partners with two hospitals in Liberia to launch its surgical infection reduction program – Clean Cut.

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