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Lifebox 2022 Annual Report

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

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,…

Lifebox Interviews Partners on COVID-19: Dr. Praxy Okutoyi

Dr. Faye Evans is an anesthesiologist in the Department of Anesthesiology, Critical Care & Pain Medicine at Boston Children’s Hospital and an Assistant Professor in Anesthesia, Harvard Medical School. She also serves on the Medical Advisory Board of Smile Train. …

Lifebox COVID-19 Update: Special Global Brief

Lifebox works to improve the safety of surgery and anesthesia in low and middle-income countries. Our partners are now on the frontlines of the COVID-19 response. Lifebox is rapidly refocusing our relevant tools and training materials to help support them.

DIY scrub cap

Forget Santa hats, or paper party crowns – whatever the time of year, our favorite headwear is always a scrub cap. They’re practical, reassuring – and not that difficult to make… Introducing the DIY Scrub Cap: a little…

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