A Smile Train-Lifebox report on pulse oximetry access and impact in low- and middle-income countries
Improving the safety of C-sections to save mothers' lives in Ethiopia with Lifebox's Clean Cut Program. This work is part of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's Grand Challenges initiative, funded by UBS Optimus Foundation
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation awards a Grand Challenges initiative to Lifebox to improve the safety of cesarean-sections in Ethiopia.
Smile Train and Lifebox joins forces to launch the Safe Surgery and Anesthesia Initiative to elevate the standard of care for pediatric surgical patients around the globe.
“I am Mubarak Mohamed, Head of Anesthesia at Edna Adan University Hospital in the capital city of Somaliland – Hargeisa. The number of COVID-19 cases nationally has dropped, but we are waiting for the second wave.
Held on 19 November, members of the global surgery community met to discuss and share experiences on the key contemporary issues of neo-colonialism in global surgery and actionable goals that can be taken to address this. This…
Lifebox congratulates Dr. Atul Gawande on his appointment to the Biden-Harris Transition COVID-19 Advisory Board.
Lifebox appoints Global Clinical Director and Head of Programs for East Africa FOR RELEASE – November 5th 2020, Global safe surgery and anesthesia non-profit Lifebox, appoints two new roles
Dr. Rediet Shimeles Workneh is an anesthesiologist at Ghandi Memorial hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. She is a true safe surgery champion, and a longtime friend of Lifebox. We recently caught up with Dr. Rediet about her Lifebox pulse oximeter,…
Dr. Giri describes to Lifebox the many ways that pulse oximeters are used. Normally, the pulse oximeters are used for anesthesia purposes. However, Dr. Giri told us that they have often proven vital for a certain group of patients: snake…
New study shows Lifebox’s Clean Cut reduces leading cause of mortality and morbidity Today, Lifebox announces significant results for reducing surgical site infections (SSIs) by nearly half in low-resource hospital systems. A new study published in the British Journal of Surgery reports the results of Clean Cut – a Lifebox program that engages surgical teams to address the causes of SSIs.