Statement from One.Surgery on the Humanitarian Crisis Unfolding in Gaza

November 14, 2023: Posted by Saqib Noor One.Surgery, a grassroots movement dedicated to advancing safe surgery worldwide, stands in shock and deep concern as we witness the devastating events unfolding in Gaza. The escalating violence has resulted in mass casualties, claiming the lives of innocent civilians, including medical personnel who bravely work under dire circumstances to save lives. The destruction of essential healthcare facilities compounds the already dire situation, leaving tens of thousands of trauma casualties without access to critical surgical treatment. The humanitarian disaster in Gaza is reaching catastrophic proportions, with the loss of access to water, electricity, food, and...

Survey to look at the perceived unmet needs of surgical care providers in delivering essential surgical care

March 26, 2023: Posted by Saqib Noor The ‘Innovations in Global Surgery’ (a multidisciplinary international collaborative that is dedicated to improving global/rural surgery), is conducting a survey to look at the perceived unmet needs of surgical care providers in delivering essential surgical care. To participate, please follow the link https://redcap.link/unmetsurgicalneeds. The survey should take approximately 8 minutes to complete and all responses will be kept confidential. Make a decision on this article

Voices of One Surgery 2019 Awards: Nominations announced. Bitcoin Cash, NFT and poster prizes.

October 5, 2021: Posted by One Surgery Admin Over the last three years, the Voices of One Surgery publication has been fortunate to have contributions from authors all over the world. This award aims to recognise the amazing global landscape of community voices we publish each year, and we will now award a prize annually for article of the year. After epic voting in our first ever community vote, the inaugural Voices of One Surgery 2018 awards were warmly received in Malawi, Syria and India, including Bitcoin Cash and poster prizes (See our 2018 winners here: https://awards.one.surgery/award-winners/). And so after the first...

One.Surgery Journal pilots a Bitcoin Cash partnership with the Children’s Surgical Centre in Cambodia

July 19, 2021: Posted by One Surgery Admin One.Surgery is now just a few short weeks away from launching our beta release of the most innovative peer review scientific publishing model in a generation! Our unique model is powered by Bitcoin Cash, providing an ethical, community-centred, sustainable journal that will be truly globally accessible (read more about this here). The journal is packed with new, amazing features, including the concept of paying stipends (in Bitcoin Cash) to our peer reviewers for their critical work in analysing and critiquing essential research work (note: the current multi-billion dollar publishing industry does not routinely...

One.Surgery is proud to join the G4 alliance.

May 22, 2021: Posted by One Surgery Admin The G4 Alliance (theg4alliance.org) exists to increase global political priority for surgical and anaesthesia care. The G4 Alliance also works to mobilize resources to help provide access to safe surgical care for patients in need. The alliance is comprised of more than 70 organizations working in over 160 countries, united in advocating for the neglected surgical patient. One.Surgery is also committed to the shared vision of the alliance and will continue to work endlessly with member partners until there is safe, affordable and accessible surgery for every one on this planet. We...

Working with One.Surgery and innovating in Tunisia: An experience of receiving Bitcoin Cash payments

April 10, 2021: Posted by Mohamed Kahna I started as a global health enthusiast and global surgery advocate in 2019 when I was a final year medical student in Tunisia. I came across One Surgery and became passionate about their projects, aiming to provide world-class educational and research tools to those improving surgical standards across the world. So I began sharing my own voice in their magazine (1) about my experience with patients undergoing surgery in Tunisia under local anesthesia and how they faced anxiety in the operating room. We used music therapy to calm their nerves and it was so...