The Fundamentals of Global Surgery lectures

One.Surgery is proud to be building a diverse, inclusive, and 100% free online course dedicated to global surgery. Although we are still collecting lectures to complete the certified course, we are excited to release our first nine lectures to the global surgery community and extremely grateful to the lecturers who have so wonderfully contributed to the project so far. In order to access the lectures, you must be registered with One.Surgery, which is 100% free always.

The Global Burden Of Disease – Paediatric Surgery

Dennis Mazingi

Dennis Mazingi is surgical registrar at the Harare Central Hospital in Zimbabwe. He holds a medical degree from the University of Malawi and is currently pursuing his postgraduate surgical degree from the University of Zimbabwe.

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The Global Burden Of Disease – Obstetric Surgery

Salome Maswime

Professor Salome Maswime is an Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, and Head of Global Surgery at the University of Cape Town

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The Global Burden Of Disease – Neurosurgery

Jacquelyn Corley

Jacquelyn Corley is a visiting Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Harvard Program in Global Surgery and Social Change and a PGY-6 Duke Neurosurgery Resident

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Strengthening Decentralized Emergency and Essential Surgical Care

Kathryn Chu

Professor Kathryn Chu is the Vice President of the Board of Médecins Sans Frontières-Southern Africa and the inaugural director of the Centre of Global Surgery at the University of Cape Town.

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Surgical Instrumentation

Keith Miles

Keith Miles is the Executive Director of the Safe Surgery Initiative (SSI). The Safe Surgery Initiative provides on-site surgical instrument refurbishment, capacity building, and education to medical facilities in low-income and middle-income countries.

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Designing, Developing and Deploying a Brachial Plexus Service in Cambodia – Conception, Training and Establishment

Vaikunthan Rajaratnam

Dr Vaikunthan Rajaratnam is a senior consultant at the Khoo Teck Puat Hospital, Singapore. He has 35 years’ experience as a hand surgeon, medical educator, instructional designer and medical entrepreneur in the Asian and European health care environment.

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Advocacy in Global Surgery

Zineb Bentounsi

Zineb Bentounsi is a Research Assistant in Global Surgical Systems for SURG-AFRICA project, helping to strengthen the delivery of surgical care in low and middle income countries. She holds a medical degree and a masters in International Health and Tropical Medicine. She is a founding member of the International Student Surgical Network – InciSioN, a network that she has co-chaired for two years and for which she is now serving as a trustee. She is also involved with the Oxford University Global Surgery Group.

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The Role of Social Media in Global Surgery

Dominique Vervoort

Dominique Vervoort is a Belgian doctor and current MPH/MBA dual degree student at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. Previously, Dominique completed the Paul Farmer Global Surgery Fellowship at the Program in Global Surgery and Social Change at Harvard Medical School.

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Frugal Innovation In Global Surgery

Andrew Bonneau

Andrew Bonneau works with Noor Medical in the capacity as COO and oversees operational processes for projects in Africa. He is a serial entrepreneur first working on social impact enterprises during his time as a science educator in Philadelphia as part of the Teach for America civil service program.

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Overcoming Limitations in Surgical Education (SurgeonBox)

Jordan Baechle

Jordan is a 4th year medical student at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, TN, pursing a surgical residency with aspirations for career as a surgeon scientist. In 2018, he founded SurgeonBox by leveraging his passions for innovation, education, and relieving healthcare disparities.

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