2019 Smile Train - COSECSA Scholaship: Deadline for application, 31st January

Submitted by Chris on Mon, 2018-12-10 14:22

COSECSA Curriculum is available Online

Submitted by Chris on Tue, 2018-11-27 04:20

We are proud to announce that the COSECSA Overall Curriculum and Curriculum for FCS GS programme is now available online. The document is available for download at COSECSA Documents and also is listed on each specialty programme under FCS(ECSA) and MCS(ECSA) pages


COSECSA AGM, Graduation Ceremony & Scientific Conference 2018

Submitted by Chris on Mon, 2018-07-23 07:49

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COSECSA 2018 AGM, Graduation Ceremony & Scientific Conference

The COSECSA 19th AGM and Graduation Ceremony  will be held on 05th December  followed by the Scientific Conference on 06th and 07th December 2018 in Kigali, Rwanda. 

2018 ACS-COSECSA scholarship programme

Submitted by Chris on Mon, 2018-02-05 12:47

To address the severe shortage of Surgeons in Sub Saharan Africa, COSECSA in collaboration with the American College of Surgeons(ACS), has developed a scholarship programme to support women in Surgical residency. For more details see the flier and application form


COSECSA President speech at the 18th AGM December 06 2017 Maputo Mozambique

Submitted by Chris on Thu, 2017-12-14 07:16

The COSECSA President, Prof Miliard Derbew delivered a speech at the COSECSA 18th Annual General Meeting on December 06, 2017 Maputo, Mozambique.For more details please Click here

Bursaries for Travel to WiSA Meeting in Maputo

Submitted by Judith on Wed, 2017-10-11 09:41

WiSA is now taking applications for three grants aimed at supporting female surgical trainees. The following organisations are generously sponsoring one grant each: The RCSI / COSECSA Collaboration, the Association of Women Surgeons and the COSECSA Oxford Orthopaedic Link (COOL) Programme. For more information click here

Call for Abstracts

Submitted by Chris on Fri, 2017-05-19 10:05

The call for abstract submission for the December 2017 Scientific Conference is now closed.   

The deadline for submission of abstracts passed on 5th October 2017.

For more details about COSECSA 2017 AGM & Scientific Conference please visit the event page on the following link:http://www.cosecsa.org/news-events/cosecsa-2017-agm-scientific-conference


Presidents speech at the COSECSA AGM 2016

Submitted by Chris on Fri, 2016-12-16 07:09

Global Guidelines for Surgical Site Infection

Submitted by Chris on Fri, 2016-11-04 13:52

These new, first ever Global guidelines for the prevention of surgical site Infection include a list of 29 concrete recommendations distilled by 20 of the world’s leading experts from 26 reviews of the latest evidence. The recommendations have also been published in The Lancet Infectious Diseases and are designed to address the increasing burden of health care-associated infections on both patients and health care systems globally.

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