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American Pediatric Surgical Association

Boston MA, United States

For the first time, this year's 50th Anniversary meeting will feature a session on Global Surgery in its main schedule.

Bethune Round Table: Ethics in Global Surgery

Edmonton, Canada

The Bethune Round Table (BRT) is an annual interdisciplinary meeting aimed at addressing the challenges of providing accessible, high-quality surgical care to marginalized patients in low-resource settings. By bringing health professionals across a variety of disciplines together, we are able to share strategies and create solutions for improving surgical care to these under-serviced regions. The […]

British Association of Paediatric Surgeons

Nottingham , United Kingdom

The BAPS International Affairs Committee sponsors the fellowships to bring LMIC surgeons to the UK for the BAPS meeting and for observing surgery in tertiary centres.

World Congress of Surgery

Krakow , Poland

As part of the annual meeting of ASAP (Alliance for Surgery and Anesthesia Presence), several GICS members are presenting at the World Congress of Surgery.  Three of the sessions pertinent to children's surgery are summarized here.

ASEAN Society of Pediatric Surgeons Congress

Hanoi , Viet Nam

The 14th ASPS Congress is expected to welcome over 300 delegates from Southeast Asian countries as well as hospitals from all over Vietnam, together with the leaders of Ha Noi People's Committee, leaders of the Ministry of Health, Hanoi Department of Health and media agencies. The main theme of the Congress is "Multidisciplinary approach in […]

World Congress of Pediatric Surgery

Doha , Qatar

GICS will be planning an afternoon session at the meeting, with topics to be determined.  As hosts for the meeting, WOFAPS (World Federation of Associations of Pediatric Surgery) sponsors LMIC surgeons to attend.  Full details coming soon.

COSECSA Annual General Meeting

Kampala , Uganda

The 20th Annual General Meeting and Graduation Ceremony of the College of Surgeons of East, Central and Southern Africa will be held on 4th December, followed by the Scientific Conference on 5th and 6th December 2019.  Exams precede the AGM.

GICS IV – Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg, South Africa

The fourth meeting of the Global Initiative for Children’s Surgery has been announced. Full details to follow.

GICS 2022 Webinar

Due to the pandemic, we are unfortunately unable to meet in person this year, but we are holding a webinar so that we can connect with our colleagues and hear about updates in the many GICS activities.  We plan to meet each day for 3 hours, followed by breakout sessions.  Click here to register for […]

March of Dimes’ International Conference on Birth Defects

Santiago, Chile

Due to the strong efforts of GICS Chair-Elect Professor Tahmina Banu, surgery is now on the agenda of one of the biggest organizations for the treatment of congenital anomalies. There is going to be a panel on surgery at the March of Dimes' International Conference on Birth Defects and Disabilities in the Developing World, being […]

GICS V Meeting

Manila, Philippines

Children's Surgery as an Essential Component of Global Health: Eliminating Disparities GICS will hold our next in-person meeting in Manila, Philippines, 25-26 February 2024. We are pleased to share that the conference will be held at the Manila Hotel, in collaboration with our colleagues in the Philippines Society of Pediatric Surgery. Learn more

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