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In Memory of Wouter Nolet (1987-2019)

28th Nov 2019

It is with the biggest regret that we have been informed of the death of our friend and beloved colleague in Global Health and Tropical Medicine.

Surgical Cases seen on the Hospital Ship

28th Sep 2019

The days fly by and we are almost reaching the end of the surgical part of this mission. One of the cases is a 17 year old young man, Moshoraf. He has a cleft lip and has never been operated before. Usually, cleft lips are reconstructed during the first year after a child is born. We talk with Moshoraf to find out why did not have reconstruction earlier.

Surgery Kick-Off at the Hospital Ship

23rd Sep 2019

After a couple of days, we have found a sort of routine together with the local team here in Bangladesh: In the early mornings we run a few kilometers with each other, while the sun rises.

Our Mission, Vision & Objectives

Universal access to safe and affordable surgical care when needed is both a moral and a strategic imperative for all human beings.

Foundation

Universal access to safe and affordable surgical care when needed is both a moral and a strategic imperative for all human beings.

To unite medical specialists, residents, global health doctors and students to perform research on global surgery.

Research

To unite medical specialists, residents, global health doctors and students to perform research on global surgery.

To provide preparation courses on global surgery for students, doctors and specialists going abroad for exchanges or humanitarian projects.

Education

To provide preparation courses on global surgery for students, doctors and specialists going abroad for exchanges or humanitarian projects.

  • Doctors of the World

    Fighting every day to save the lives of people living on the margins all around the world.

  • Amsterdam Skills Center

    Building a New Way of Learning can only be done by working as a team across all borders.

  • Neth. Society for Int. Surgery

    An independent working group and was ‘adopted’ by the NTVG.

  • Incision Academy

    Incision creates a common surgical language to streamline the communication in theater.

  • Mobile Learning Initiative

    All you need to know at your fingertips and all your MLI-books in your (white) coat.

Short introduction to Global Surgery