Lancet Commission on Global Surgery: March 2016

An open process to promote surgery as a public health measure Welcome to the March 2016 newsletter of the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery Dear Friends and Colleagues, Happy Spring!  The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery has exciting updates regarding two international global surgery events that were held at the start of the month.  First, we take a […]

Surgicom Newflash! COUNCIL FOR MEDICAL SCHEMES STATES THAT THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT RULING HAS ENDED THE PMB DEBATE

        NEWSFLASH! COUNCIL FOR MEDICAL SCHEMES STATES THAT THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT RULING HAS ENDED THE PMB DEBATE Dear Surgicom Member As you know, Surgicom, together with its partner SAPPF have been supporting financially the court actions against Genesis Medical Scheme. In 2015 Surgicom paid R1000 on behalf of each of Surgicom’s over […]

ASSA 2017 Fellowship Awards

Purpose The purpose of the awards is to enable an individual of exceptional academic, intellectual and clinical ability to travel to centres of excellence for a period of 4 to 12 weeks.  During this period the recipient interacts with leaders in his/her field or fields of interest. The ASSA/SANOFI travelling fellowship will be awarded on […]

Lancet Commission on Global Surgery: February 2016

An open process to promote surgery as a public health measure Welcome to the February 2016 newsletter of the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery Dear Friends and Colleagues, The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery continues to have exciting updates regarding our in-country collaborations. This month, we focus on recent developments in Ethiopia and Zambia. Be sure to […]