Lifebox events at WCA addressing global access to capnography with Smile Train and WFSA
Lifebox and COAST light up operating rooms worldwide with the Lifebox Light: a low-cost, high quality headlight to make surgery safer in low-resource operating rooms
Lifebox's top five milestones from its work to improve the safety of surgery and anesthesia across low-resource settings in 2020 - from the distribution of 6,500 pulse oximeters to ten-years of the WHO Surgical Safety Checklist.
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…