Somaliland Partnership

Somaliland Partnership

Children in Somaliland suffer a significant burden of health conditions — particularly congenital deformities and wound-related conditions — that could be bettered by surgery, but most of these needs are being unmet, according to a study co-led by Baylor University...
KidsOR Partnership

KidsOR Partnership

Kids Operating Room, or KidsOR, is a global health charity focused entirely on capacity building of surgical services for children. They work with surgeons, hospitals and ministries of health in low- and middle- income countries to create high-quality Operating Rooms...
Nicaragua Surgery for the People Project

Nicaragua Surgery for the People Project

GICS has been collaborating with the Surgery for People project in Nicaragua – a joint Ministry of Health and Operation Smile project whose mission is to bring surgical services closer to rural communities in Nicaragua. GICS performed a baseline assessment in...

Optimal Resources for Children’s Surgery paper published

Steve Bickler and colleagues have published an executive summary of the OReCS document that was refined by all GICS members, defining optimal manpower and equipment resources for the provision of children’s surgery at each level of the health care system.  Click...

GICS paper published

Naomi Wright and other GICS members have published an article in the World Journal of Surgery article, summarizing the history and aspirations of GICS.  Click here to read the open source article.