ASiT: Leading the Way in Surgical Advancement
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Global Surgery: Challenges, Innovations, and Collaborations - Sunday 10th March

08:30 - 16:30
Meyrick Suite 1

This course delves into the pivotal realm of global surgery, focusing on contemporary challenges in low- and middle-income countries, innovations tailored for these contexts, and the pivotal role of collaborations in elevating surgical care globally.

Delegate numbers: 30
Grade: Medical students and above
Faculty: 3

Summary of course: 

08:30 - 09:00: Registration & Welcome

09:00 - 09:30: Introduction to Global Surgery: The Current Landscape
Understand the overarching landscape of global surgery
Recognise the primary players and their roles in the global surgical field

09:30 - 10:15: Challenges in Surgical Delivery in LMICs: Real-life Case Studies
Explore real-world challenges in LMICs surgical scenarios
Develop a problem-solving approach to common surgical challenges in resource-limited settings
Humanitarian/Disaster Relief

10:45 - 12:00: Innovations in Global Surgery: Adapting to Resource Constraints
Understand the latest innovations tailored for resource-constrained settings
Evaluate the effectiveness of various surgical innovations

13:00 - 14:30: Workshop: Collaborative Approaches to Enhance Surgical Capacity (in collaboration with VRiMS)
Gain hands-on experience with VR techniques
Learn collaborative strategies for improving surgical capacity

15:00 - 16:30: The Role of GASOC and Similar Collaborations in Bridging the Surgical Gap
Grasp the significance of GASOC's contributions in global surgery
Discuss the way forward for future collaborations