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...

Introducing the One Surgery Podcast Network! Celebrating Global Solidarity

May 31, 2020: Posted by One Surgery Admin One.Surgery is incredibly excited to once more launch yet another stunning service to the global surgery community! Along with our webhosting and design team, we have teamed up with the exceptional podcasting hosting service, podcast.co to provide a world class, professional podcast hosting solution to any aspiring podcaster worldwide! Indeed, One.Surgery has already provided web hosting, design and podcast hosting solutions for two wonderful, new podcast shows dedicated to global solidarity! We now host them for free, providing a perfect platform and podcast network for their voices to be heard and essential stories to...

Facial transplantation: a recent controversial surgery

May 28, 2020: Posted by Mohamed Kahna Facial transplantation is an aesthetic medical procedure to replace all or part of a person's face following congenital disease, tumour or crushing of the face. Surgery has become somewhat possible because facial transplantation, as with heart transplants, requires the death of the donor, and facial transplants have entered a modern phase. And that was in 2005, when the first half-face transplant of a 38-year-old woman, Isabelle Dinor, took place in France, who had been bitten by her dog while trying to wake her up from a coma, and the operations continued thereafter. The first full-face...

Surgery On The Shoulders of Giants -Free virtual book signing

May 25, 2020: Posted by One Surgery Admin About the book Surgery on the Shoulders of Giants is a heart-wrenching but ultimately uplifting collection of letters written during the medical travels of Saqib Noor, a surgeon in training and a doctor passionate about healthcare in impoverished areas of the world. Saqib qualified from Nottingham Medical School in 2004 and subsequently has embarked on a career in orthopaedic surgery. The events in the book are described in real time, beginning in South Africa with a series of personal and vivid letters, and continues over a ten year span in various countries and settings. The...

We are One.Surgery

May 24, 2020: Posted by One Surgery Admin A message from Dr Saqib Noor, founder of One.Surgery: Dearest viewers, It has been three years since I stopped writing and publishing my reflections on the lack of adequate surgical healthcare around the world. At that moment in my life, rather than write my own personal experiences, I dedicated my energy to promote the beautiful work of others in this inspiring global surgery community. It was then that I officially stopped writing and created One.Surgery (https://one.surgery), a community collaborative project to empower, inspire and enlighten the goals of global surgery in a united movement. Most...