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Profile: The Gambia Country Initiative and Dr Kebba Marenah
10 August 2020
A country needs assessment conducted in 2017 by the AO Alliance led to the launch of its fourth Country Initiative in The Gambia in ...
Personal protective equipment (PPE) for healthcare workers in Malaw...
5 August 2020
Early on with the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, the AO Alliance Board and management identified the need to keep all contributor...
Hand surgery in sub-Saharan Africa: research survey invitation
27 July 2020
Dear colleagues, On behalf of the Harvard Global Orthopaedics Collaborative and our international group of collaborators, we cordia...
Empowering young surgeons: Portrait of Dr Afrina Jahan
20 July 2020
Dr Afrina Jahan, a trauma and orthopedic surgeon from Bangladesh, joined the AO Alliance Fellowship Program in June 2019 to ...
Lessons from lockdown: On the importance of movement and contact B...
13 July 2020
One thing that the recent COVID-19 lockdowns around the world have thrown into relief is the centrality of movement in our lives. The ...
POINT Study: Priorities and Objectives in Trauma
6 July 2020
More than 5 million people die each year as a result of injuries. This accounts for 9% of the world’s deaths - nearly 1.7 times the n...
Faculty Profile: Dr Jean Claude Niyondiko
29 June 2020
Dr Jean-Claude Niyondiko is a trauma and orthopedic surgeon (T&O) who began his studies in Bujumbura, Burundi’s capital, followed by...
COVID-19: the impact on progress towards achieving global surgery g...
22 June 2020
Surgical conditions represent a significant proportion of the global burden of disease, and therefore, surgery is an essential compone...
Traction weights for injured patients in Malawi
15 June 2020
The current COVID-19 pandemic may have halted or slowed down a significant number of activities around the world, but it has not suspe...