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



Lifebox 2022 Annual Report

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


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.

COVID-19 Innovation in Ethiopia

As part of our response to COVID-19, Lifebox is supporting innovations to improve the safety of healthcare workers and patients during the pandemic.

MyLifesavingOximeter: A world of difference in Honduras

Dr. Geraldina Gross is Head of Anesthesia at the largest hospital in Honduras. Dr. Gross is working closely with Lifebox to strengthen surgery and anesthesia safety in Central America with support from the IZUMI Foundation. Her hospital received a pulse…

In Support of Black Lives Matter

Lifebox strongly condemns the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and so many other black and brown people by law enforcement in the United States. We support the Black Lives Matter movement and its goals of combating racism in all forms in the US and globally.

Lifebox Interviews Partners on COVID-19: Dr. Carolina Haylock Loor

“Suddenly you realize it’s here like a tsunami overwhelming everybody.” Preparing for COVID-19 in HondurasDr. Carolina Haylock Loor is an Anesthesiologist and Intensive Care and Interventional Pain Physician from Honduras, and a Council Member of the World Federation of Societies of Anesthesiologists.

Virtual Grand Rounds – COVID-19

3 June 2020: Pulse Oximeters and Oxygen Therapy in the time of COVID-19 Join Lifebox, the Alliance for International Medical Action, and Assist International for a Virtual Grand Rounds chaired by Dr. Thomas Weiser on using pulse oximeters and oxygen therapy during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Lifebox Interviews Partners on COVID-19: Dr. Someshwar Patange

Dr. Patange is a consultant anesthesiologist in Nanded, Maharashtra, India, and responded to our request for COVID-19 information in his community with the following note and photos.   “I am Dr. Someshwar Patange, a consultant anesthesiologist working in Nanded city,…

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