Experts in surgery and anesthesia exchange experiences, resources, and expert knowledge to promote initiatives that address the challenges of surgical care in resource-poor settings.

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Maternal Child Abuse is associated with increased risk of asthma and allergy in their 2-year-old children.

by David Cawthorpe

Maternal History of Childhood Abuse and Risk of Asthma and Allergy in 2-Year-Old Children. Tomfohr-Madsen LM1, Bayrampour H, Tough S. Author information Abstract OBJECTIVES: Exposure to child abuse (CA) is associated with an increased risk of developing asthma and allergies; it is unknown if that risk is present across generations. ... read more

Updated: 21 Nov, 2016
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Seeking Applicants for the Alan J. Magill 50K Fellowship

by David Cawthorpe

Seeking Applicants for the Alan J. Magill Fellowship $50,000 - Open Only To Low/Low-Middle Income Country ASTMH Members We are proud to launch the Alan J. Magill Fellowship, created in partnership with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to honor the life, example and legacy of Alan J. Magill, MD, ... read more

Updated: 21 Nov, 2016
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5th Annual Stanford Humanitarian Surgery Skills Course

by Sherry Wren

If you have an interest in global/humanitarian surgery please consider taking this course in February 2017 5th ANNUAL STANFORD GLOBAL/HUMANITARIAN SURGERY SKILLS COURSE: REGISTER BY JANUARY 30 The Center for Global Health and Innovation at Stanford University School of Medicine, CA (SUSM), will host a one-and-a-half-day Continuing Medical Education (CME) ... read more

Updated: 19 Nov, 2016
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Uptodate grant is still available ?!!

RWAMBIBI Herman replied

Thx Sent from my Samsung Galaxy smartphone. read more

Updated: 12 Nov, 2016
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