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
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
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.