Lifebox and Smile Train are hosting a conversation on ’Bridging the Gap: Pulse Oximetry and Safer Anesthesia’. This event will discuss the impact of pulse oximetry in anesthesia care and remaining gaps in oximetry access and identify priorities for safe anesthesia care going forward – including the issue of pulse oximetry accuracy in darker skin
Our new report on oximetry access and impact
Today we launch the Lifebox-Smile Train pulse oximeter to scale up access to pulse oximetry for anesthesia and critical care.
Lifebox is celebrating ten – plus one – years of saving lives through safer surgery. As we mark more than a decade of making surgery and anesthesia safer worldwide, we wanted to share the milestones that we have achieved, together, so far. Thank you to every one of you who has been part of the Lifebox story.
We are excited to announce the appointment of Professor Salome Maswime to our Global Governance Council. Professor Maswime is a Professor and Head of the Global Surgery Division at the University of Cape Town, and an obstetrician and gynecologist. Professor Maswime is recognized as a global surgery expert, with extensive research in maternal health, particularly
Dr. Getaw Alamnie on Clean Cut for Cleft a new program with Lifebox’s partner Smile Train to make every surgery safer for children with cleft.
Clean Cut for Cleft is a new program – launched today by Smile Train and Lifebox – to tackle one of the greatest risks to surgical patients: infection.
“I work in a hospital in Kyiv. Some days we have nine to ten bombings and have to run to underground for safety. It’s very difficult. We can’t treat all patients on the ground for safety,” says Professor Sergii Dubrov, an anesthesiologist at Kyiv Municipal Clinical Hospital. Professor Dubrov has been on the frontlines providing
Lifebox and The University of Global Health Equity announce new partnership for safer anesthesia and surgical care.
Multidisciplinary team invents low-cost decontamination cabinet that quintuples N95 mask supplies, ideal for low-resource settings.