As part of our response to COVID-19, Lifebox is supporting innovations to improve the safety of healthcare workers and patients during the pandemic. In Ethiopia, where Lifebox is a registered NGO and works closely with the Federal Ministry of Health on the Clean Cut Program, this innovation work has two streams – N95 decontamination and
For me, an oximeter means a world of difference. All of our patients have their lives saved by having an oximeter. It is unthinkable to enter
“My lifesaving oximeter helps me to fight COVID-19,” Dr. Christian Masudi of the University Clinics in Kinshasa, in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) told us.
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 recognizes our role as an organization working within
“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.
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.
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, Maharashtra, India. I have been working with Lifebox since 2016. Together, we have conducted many
Faye Evans: Hi guys, thanks for coming. Thanks for letting me interview you, I really appreciate it. Do I have permission to record you? Just to make sure that’s OK with both of you? Danai Marange and Tsitsi Chimhundu: Yes, that’s fine. Faye: I’m Faye Evans. I’m a member of the global council at Lifebox.
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. Faye Evans: Officially recording. Um, hey Praxy, it’s Faye. It’s good to see you. I’m
On 21 April, Dr. Abebe Bekele of UGHE will chair a panel of global experts to discuss guidance for Perioperative Preparedness in Sub-Saharan Africa During COVID-19 as published in Annals of Surgery CHAIR: Dr. Abebe Bekele is general and thoracic surgeon from Ethiopia now based in Kigali, Rwanda, where he is Dean and Deputy Vice