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March 2019

Consortium of Universities for Global Health Conference

March 7 - March 10
Chicago United States + Google Map

The CUGH 10th annual conference will include a global surgery satellite session on March 7. The theme is Translation and Implementation for Impact in Global Health. The meeting will bring together leaders across a broad range of areas to share with us what we can do to overcome the knowledge-needs gap, scale up evidence-based solutions and impact public policies so we can effectively address the pressing global challenges we face. Attendees will have many opportunities to engage, learn, contribute and…

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Pacific Association of Pediatric Surgeons

March 10 - March 14
Christchurch Christchurch, New Zealand + Google Map

PAPS sponsors 1-2 pediatric surgeons from LMICs to attend its annual meeting, as Global Alliance Partnership (GAP) Fellows.  Several past recipients of the GAP Fellowship are active members of GICS.

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April 2019

WFSA Safe-T (Safe Anesthesia for Everyone Today) Summit

April 5
London United Kingdom

Co-hosted by the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA) and the Royal Society of Medicine (RSM), the second SAFE-T (Safe Anaesthesia for Everybody - Today) Summit will build on the success of the inaugural summit to advance the global patient safety agenda. Bringing together leaders from within and outside the perioperative team the SAFE-T Summit will highlight the importance of equity and teamwork in anaesthesia and surgical care, with a focus on perioperative safety through equity, ethics, gender, diversity and…

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May 2019

American Pediatric Surgical Association

May 19 - May 22
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.

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June 2019

Bethune Round Table: Ethics in Global Surgery

June 6 - June 9
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 University of Alberta is honoured to host the Bethune Round Table in 2019 at the Edmonton Clinic Health Academy (ECHA), located on campus at 11405,…

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European Pediatric Surgeons’ Association

June 12 - June 15
Belgrade Serbia
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July 2019

British Association of Paediatric Surgeons

July 3 - July 5
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.

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August 2019

World Congress of Surgery

August 11 - August 15
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.

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