The Cancer Detention Camp

March 28, 2021: Posted by One Surgery Admin The following is the third and final extract in an exclusive three part series from the book, “My Kinwat Days”, written by Dr Arun Gadre, a gynecologist that has spent twenty years of his career serving the draught-prone rural population in Maharashtra, India. Dr Gadre is also...

The first ever Caesarian section at Kinwat

March 19, 2021: Posted by One Surgery Admin The following is the second in an exclusive three part series of extracts from the book, “My Kinwat Days”, written by Dr Arun Gadre, a gynecologist that has spent twenty years of his career serving the draught-prone rural population in Maharashtra, India. Dr Gadre is also an...

The Journal of Global Surgery (ONE) powered by Bitcoin Cash (progress update)

March 13, 2021: Posted by One Surgery Admin This is an update on One.Surgery's project to develop a BRAND new model of peer review publishing - low cost, high quality, ethical, affordable, equitable, user friendly, innovative and beautiful! We are excited to announce we are making significant progress in the design / interface of the revolutionary...

Surgery, a reflection of poverty in Africa?

January 29, 2021: Posted by Mohamed Kahna For an assessment of a society's progress, it is essential to analyse their advances in health. For this reason, health indicators make it possible, through quantitative data, to assess not only the health status of a population, but also to identify health problems, study future health policies and...

One Surgery 2021 Research Roadmap

January 24, 2021: Posted by One Surgery Admin On the back of a very eventful 2020 - culminating in our successful crowdfunding campaign to develop a cryptocurrency powered medical journal, One.Surgery is releasing our 2021 roadmap for its research projects. We aim to develop a strong community foundation and continue to innovate in the research...

The role of ENT Surgery in Global Health

January 11, 2021: Posted by Shirwa Sheik-Ali Authors: Mr Shirwa Sheik Ali, Mr Sharaf Sheik Ali  It has been reported that the poorest third of the world’s population obtain only 3.5% of surgical operations conducted globally and that 5 billion people do not have access to safe, affordable surgical care when required (1,2). Shortfalls in infrastructure,...

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...

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...