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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Global Surgery Day 2020

May 24, 2020: Posted by One Surgery Admin One.Surgery is once more excited to announce a schedule of amazing activity for Global Surgery Day 2020! We will initially be promoting the beautiful and inspirational poem, "We are One.Surgery", dedicated to global surgery, written by Emmanuel Abiodun Ahiatrogah and Saqib Noor. Secondly, we are even more excited...

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...

Adrien Proust, the man who wanted to confine everyone

May 22, 2020: Posted by Mohamed Kahna Adrien Proust (1834-1903) was one of the pioneers of social distancing, quarantine, the modern cordon sanitaire and confinement, which he called "sequestration". He boasted that he had not contracted any diseases, keeping his distance from patients and washing his hands and face frequently. Had he lived today, the hygienist...

Operations to lose weight: sleeve, bypass or gastric band?

May 20, 2020: Posted by Mohamed Kahna Note: The goal of the article is to spread awareness, so does not constitute medical advice and medical opinion should be sought for further information because the diagnosis may differ for each patient. When you are severely overweight and want to lose several dozen kilos, it is possible to...

Impact of COVID-19 on the Surgical Ecosystem

May 17, 2020: Posted by Ankit Raj The CovidSurg collaborative study estimates that over 28 million operations could be cancelled or postponed during the peak 12 weeks of COVID-19 related disruptions (2,367,050 operations per week). Breaking this down, this includes 81.7% of benign surgery, 37.7% of cancer surgery, and 25.4% of elective caesarean sections globally. Even...