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Reducing Surgical Infections in Ethiopia

Ethiopia has one of the lowest measured rates of surgery in the world. As a result, surgical teams face a number of challenges on a daily basis, which can put patients at risk. In 2016,…

Lifebox in Burundi – an oximeter for every hospital

We kicked off our safer surgery work in Burundi in partnership with ATSARPS (Agora des Techniciens Supérieurs Anesthésistes Réanimateurs pour la Promotion de la Santé), the Burundian anesthesia society, to organize a pulse oximetry training workshop in Bujumbura, at…

Lifebox’s lasting impact in Burkina Faso

Dr Angela Enright (seated center), with the Burkina Faso faculty for the 2013 workshop. 1) A Friend in Need details the impact of Lifebox training in Burkina Faso. How did the participants respond to the workshops in…

Lifebox launches Safe Surgery workshops in Central America

With a combined population of more than 36.5 million people, safe surgery within the four most populous countries in Central America – El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua – is vital for a strong regional healthcare system. Lifebox has already…

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