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



The Unsung Heroes in Surgical Safety

Ahead of International Nurses Day, it is crucial to spotlight the critical role of operating room nurses in ensuring surgical safety. Nurses are the backbone of successful surgical outcomes; they blend compassion and clinical expertise, managing every…

Lifebox features on the BBC

'One Crucial Piece of Equipment': Improving anesthesia monitoring with The Smile Train-Lifebox Capnograph.

Sustainable Results for Tackling Surgical Infection

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: ADDIS ABABA/LONDON/NEW YORK: November 3, 2021 – Safe surgery non-profit Lifebox announced today results on the lasting impact of its surgical infection reduction program, Clean Cut. Published in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Surgery,…

Protecting the Anesthetist

"The most devastation came from the uncertainty that was associated with being on the frontline." Dr. Igaga talks about protecting the anesthesia workforce in Uganda.

The ASA-Lifebox Resident Challenge 2021

Get raising funds for safer anesthesia and surgery worlwide with the ASA Resident Challenge for Lifebox. Resident programs all over the United States compete to fundraise for Lifebox. An appointed resident leader can visit the campaign website and sign up their team to begin building a custom landing page.

Lifebox Welcomes Two New Board Members

Lifebox is delighted to welcome two new members to its Global Governance Council: Dr. Susana del Carmen Abrego Tobar and Dr. Rob McDougall. 

Tackling Inequalities in Global Surgery: Our Commitment

Lifebox is strongly committed to addressing inequities both within our organization and in the global surgery community. We have set ambitious goals for investing in staff, leadership, and innovation in the regions where we work to reduce our footprint in high-income countries. 

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