We end this series of reflections on Global Surgery with Dr Jakub Gajewski, director of the research programme of the RCSI Institute of Global Surgery. He is a health sociologist with over fifteen years of research, teaching and project management experience. Dr Gajewski was the lead researcher in Clinical Officer Surgical Training in Africa - COST-Africa, the project that preceded and in a way originated SURG-Africa, for which he is the international coordinator and also the lead researcher.
Today, Human Rights Day, we will be talking to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health.
South African medical doctor, Commissioner at the Commission on Gender Equality (CGE) –a national human rights institution in South Africa–, and broadcaster, Dr Mofokeng is also known as Dr T, the acclaimed bestselling author of Dr T: A Guide to Sexual Health & Pleasure.
Chris Lavy is professor of Orthopaedic and Tropical Surgery and consultant in Orthopaedic and Spine Surgeon at the University of Oxford. He also works for the Nuffield Department of Orthopaedics, Rheumatology and Musculoskeletal Sciences (NDORMS).
We have a conversation with the medical/health geographer Arrianna Marie Planey, Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Policy and Management in the Gillings School of Global Public Health at the University of North Carolina, in Chapel Hill.
You can find more about her work here.
We have another conversation on breast cancer, talking about storytelling and arts as a way to save lives. We talk about this with Dr Chris Jenkins.
Global Health researcher, Dr Jenkins works as a Research Assistant at the Centre for Public Health, Queen’s University Belfast.
You can learn more about his work here: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Chris_Jenkins4
Dr Lily Gutnik graduated as a medical doctor in 2011 at the Medical School for International Health (Ben Gurion University/Columbia University) and completed her General Surgery Residency at the University of Utah this year. She is currently Breast Surgical Oncology Fellow at Duke University, in North Carolina.
Find some of her papers here:
We continue the conversation with Professor Nyengo Mkandawire.
Professor Mkandawire is the dean of the College of Medicine at the University of Malawi, fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Foundation Fellow of the College of Surgeons of East Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA), and a fellow of the Federation for Advancement In Medical Education and Research (FAIMER), among others.
Today we will be talking to one of our colleagues in Malawi, Professor Nyengo Mkandawire, to learn about the region while reviewing his professional career.
Professor Mkandawire is the dean of the College of Medicine at the University of Malawi, fellow of the Royal College of Surgeons of England, foundation fellow of the College of Surgeons of East Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA), and a fellow of the Federation for Advancement In Medical Education and Research (FAIMER), among others.
Hemos querido reclamar la pluralidad lingüística de la Cirugía Global haciendo esta entrevista en español al Dr. Antonio Ramos de la Median, director médico y director del Centro de Investigación de Cirugía Global del Hospital Español de Veracruz, especialista en cirugía gastrointestinal y lídel del grupo CovidSurg en México.
We want to claim Global Surgery's linguistic plurality with this interview in Spanish to Dr Antonio Ramos de la Medina, medical director and director of the Global Surgery Research Center of the Hospital Español de Veracruz, a specialist in gastrointestinal surgery and leader of CovidSurg in Mexico.
We had a chat with Dr Eoin Kelleher, illustrator, cartoonist and practising doctor. When Dr Kelleher is not drawing, he works as an anaesthesiologist.