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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 an award winning author in the Marathi language with 14 published books. In 1986, early in his career, he ventured to Kinwat, a village in India to set up a surgical service for the poor along with his wife, Jyoti, a practicing anaesthetist. In 1987,...

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 award winning author in the Marathi language, with 14 published books. In 1986, early in his career, he ventured to Kinwat, a village in India to set up a surgical service for the poor along with his wife, Jyoti, a practicing anaesthetist. In 1987, he...

My well-equipped hospital, the dying patient and the difference of four dollars

March 16, 2021: Posted by One Surgery Admin The following is the first 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 award winning author in the Marathi language, with 14 published books. In 1986, early in his career, he ventured to Kinwat, a village in India to set up a surgical service for the poor along with his wife, Jyoti, a practicing anaesthetist. In 1987, he...

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 journal, and are happy to annouce the name of the very first cryptocurrency (Bitcoin Cash) powered journal as: The Journal Of Global Surgery (ONE). With the power of Bitcoin Cash, the journal offers a paradigm changing "community funded" model, where articles are released to the community...

Introducing a revolutionary peer-review global surgery journal powered by cryptocurrency

February 10, 2021: Posted by One Surgery Admin The status quo of academic publishing Academic journals date back to the 17th century with the first medical journals published in the late 18th century (1). Over the next 200 years, medical journals have become the most essential form of communication for medical researchers and clinicians all over the world. It is now estimated almost 2 million scientific articles are published each year (2). The rise of the internet has made content more accessible with the development of new and innovative models of publishing, moving away from traditional printed journals, to online access, web...

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 even compare the health of populations. However, other aspects of health may be reflected in addition to these indicators, so as to identify possible shortcomings or deficiencies. Worldwide, more than 300 million surgical procedures are performed annually, with an early post-operative mortality rate of up to...
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