Ghana will host the 2018 Extreme Affordability Conference, in the exciting next iteration of the innovative Global Health conference focused on creating access to health systems with equity. This year's conference will take place July 8-10 and will be hosted in Kpong, Ghana at the Ensign College of Public Health by the University of Utah, with KNUST, ECOPH, and IntraHealth as partner institutions.... Read MoreSurgery
Center for Global Surgery
The Center for Global Surgery is a network of providers and professionals at the University of Utah who envision a world where safe, effective, and affordable surgical and anesthetic care is accessible to all people.
Embedded within the School of Medicine's Department of Surgery, the Center positions surgical faculty, residents, and medical students to participate more closely in solving the most vexing problems in global health.
The mission of the Center for Global Surgery is threefold:
- Address barriers of access to essential surgical care through innovation, research, and advocacy
- Train the next generation of global healthcare leaders
- Participate in bi-directional partnerships that help healthcare providers identify and address the specific surgical care needs of their nation and people.
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the stories and events that mark progress toward our mission.
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Another watershed event for achieving the global public priority of strengthening surgical systems, an amendment calling for the Director General to report back every 3-years until 2030 on progress towards Resolution 68.15 passed at the 70th World Health Assembly. The countries of Zambia, Morocco, and Thailand spearheaded the effort.... Read MoreSurgery
The recipient of this year's 2017 "Doctor of the Year" award for the State of Utah goes to Dr. Raymond Price. Dr. Price is a general surgeon at Intermountain Medical Center, and the Director of the Center for Global Surgery at the University of Utah.... Read MoreSurgery