How COVID-19 Pandemic is Fueling Antimicrobial Resistance

July 22, 2020: Posted by Ankit Raj The current COVID-19 pandemic has exposed lots of fault lines in our healthcare ecosystem and magnified certain looming threats. One of them is antimicrobial resistance. Antimicrobial resistance despite of its pandemic-like nature never quite got the media coverage that it deserved. Mostly because the repercussions and threats of antimicrobial resistance veiled behind layers of scientific and medical knowledge outside the scope of understanding and imagination for most people on the planet, much like climate change. However, as a result of our continued ignorance, a world without effective antibiotics, where simpler diseases killing individuals...

Equity in Academic Global Surgery

July 18, 2020: Posted by Ankit Raj Globally 5 billion people lack access to safe, timely, and affordable surgical care. A significant proportion of these 5 billion belongs to lower and middle-income countries and limited-resource settings. But do we know how many surgeons, nurses, trainees, medical students, and supportive healthcare staff lack access to affordable and high-quality academic research opportunities, publications, projects, and skill development? Equity, or lack thereof, is rarely talked about in the field of academic surgery, very specifically academic global surgery. Because any advocacy concerning that is suspiciously considered as a rant than anything else. Also, most trainees,...

One Surgery By Numbers

July 4, 2020: Posted by One Surgery Admin Hi everyone, we are celebrating our work so far as a team! We remain dedicated to global surgery, and working as hard as ever to bring safe surgery to every corner of the world whilst celebrating our beautiful community at the same time! Here is our One.Surgery achievements in numbers! Lots of love from the One.Surgery team! Make a decision on this article Love this article? Send the blog Bitcoin Cash love To support our crypto model, one can purchase merchandise in our shop using cryptocurrency, or leave a tip on our community blog...

#BlackLivesMatter: Joint statement by the Sadanah Foundation, InciSioN, One Surgery, Restorative Empowerment for Youth, Acclivus Chicago & Students4Covid

June 24, 2020: Posted by One Surgery Admin To bring about change, you must not be afraid to take that first step. We fail if we fail to try. - ROSA PARKS The manifestation of structural racism, implicit bias, and the torment of impending violence demonstrated by the killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Rayshard Brooks, Tony McDade, Riah Milton, ominique Fells and countless Black bodies sparked protests and unprecedented uprisings #DefundThePolice across the globe around a single cause, #BlackLivesMatter. In solidarity with Black Americans and descendants of those of the African diaspora, we commit to taking action towards changing the status...

Surgical Lockdown! 9th Issue Of Voices of One Surgery – Out NOW!

June 4, 2020: Posted by Florence Van Belleghem We are very proud to announce the release of our 9th issue of Voices of One.Surgery, lovingly put together during a worldwide pandemic, filled with anguish and uncertainty. It features articles from passionate people all over the world, from Peru to Belgium and from Brazil to the Democratic Republic of the Congo, all dealing with the covid-19 crisis as one united people. I'd like to personally thank all contributors for sharing their voice and the wonderful team at One.Surgery for once more putting this exciting issue together! The work behind the scenes is quite...

Global Scalpels – Episode 1 – 5th June – Rishi Rattan

June 1, 2020: Posted by One Surgery Admin We are super looking forward to the launch of the brand new podcast show - Global Scalpels, dedicated to global surgery! The show creators, Taylor and Riana have created a wonderful series of 8 podcast episodes, all detailed on their website, globalscalpels.com, with an outline to produce many more to come! Details about their first episode, with Rishi Rattan, a critical care surgeon and clinical instructor for the white house medical unit can be found here: https://www.globalscalpels.com/Rishi-Rattan/ The first episode is released this Friday, on June 5th, and we can't wait! The podcast can be...