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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.

The Days Are Just Packed!

We’ve been typing circles round our to do lists at Lifebox since we got back from the WCA  last month.  We left Buenos Aires with heads, hearts, (stomachs) full of plans and opportunities for closing the global…

A Lifebox donor's story

Our donors are able to designate the country and facility where the Lifebox pulse oximeter they donate will be sent. This helps build strong links between anaesthesia providers and other healthcare professionals in countries around the world and is an…

Communication with Lifebox and payment details

Lifebox will only ever communicate with you from an email address using the format [name]@lifebox.org.   Please check the sender’s address carefully if you receive unexpected emails or mailings purporting to be from Lifebox. You can also call us on…

Latest Make It Zero events

The 36th Annual Conference of the American Academy of Anesthesiologist Assistants takes place on 21-24 April in San Antonio, Texas. Lifebox will be there – with brochures, banners and the Make It Zero video.

Old Friends and New

Monday morning we were happy to see our our old friend Dr Rebecca Jacob, newest president of the Indian Association of Pediatric Anesthesiologists, heading across the red carpet.  She brought along the WFSA paediatric committee to say…

Buenos Dias Buenos Aires!

Taking the subte from Catedral to Plaza Italia in Buenos Aires this week is an insiders game of ‘I spy.’ With the band I see a blue laynard! we hiss, subtle as neon, hopping out…

Lifebox is making it zero

We are launching a global campaign to close the global pulse oximetry gap, to Make It O®. Today, 77,000 operating rooms don’t have a pulse oximeter.  The aim of Make It Zero is to eliminate that number, beginning with a…

Roll out the Red Carpet

They kick up enough fuss about the Oscars and those things roll around every 12 months. Not invited to the World Congress of Anaesthesiologists (c) Creative Commons At Lifebox we’re much more excited about the…

Our Health our Common Wealth

Did you know that a nursing unit manager in South Africa performs on average 36 different activities an hour? Multi-tasking may be a modern affliction, but for nurses – particularly those in low-resource settings – it is a life-saving skill. …

In memory

The late Dr Vincent James Hughes was a Canadian anesthesiologist who dedicated his professional life to improving anaesthesia care worldwide. He spent ten years working in the West Indies; ten as a physician-anesthesiologist in Zimbabwe, and ten back…

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