Global Surgery: The Road Less Traveled and How to Get Back on Track

Calling for a reframing of global surgery into a problem based on the annual number of additional operations needed and not performed - to use the same language as the rest of global health.

Lifebox Global Governance Council member, Professor Miliard Derbew, co-author on this article published in the World Journal of Surgery calling for a course correction in global surgery away from focusing on the lack of access to care – using the same global health language as the majority of global health professionals working across disciplines for equitable health care.

AUTHORS: Clifton Ewbank, Miliard Derbew, Amila Ratnayake, Shailvi Gupta, Melany C. Hughes, Sherry M. Wren, Adam L. Kushner