Global Surgery & OBGYN summer school 2024

Joint effort of the Netherlands Society of International Surgery and the Dutch Working Party for Safe Motherhood and International Reproductive Health, both part of the Netherlands Society of Global Health (NVTG), together with the University Medical Center Utrecht and Julius Center Global Health

Target audience:

  • Health professionals: surgical and obstetrics/gynaecology residents, clinical officers, residents in International Health and tropical medicine (AIGT), midwives, surgeons, and OBGYNs
  • Health researchers
  • Policy makers with an interest in surgery and women’s health
  • Master’s level students (Medical/global health/public health/biomedical sciences/midwifery) are welcome to join this course too, but are expected to have working experience in a low resource setting

Aim of the course will be:

  • Discuss key challenges in surgery and maternal health globally
  • Discuss the main features of the G4 alliance and how these relate to better health globally: Surgical, Obstetric, Trauma and Anesthesia care
  • Provide a comprehensive overview of strategies to improve surgical care and maternal health outcomes
  • Discuss the role of the Sustainable Development Goals, social determinants, gender dynamics; human rights and policy to improve reproductive and maternal health outcomes
  • Collaborate effectively within an international group of participants and faculty.

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FESTMIH is a not-for-profit network of European-based societies working in tropical medicine and global health Registered address: Nationalestraat 155, Antwerp, Belgium
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