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Join us on March 7th for a Roundtable Discussion and the launch of a Report on Global Surgery and Anaesthesia Statistics!
Measuring to Manage:
The Essential Role of Surgical Data Collection for Supporting SDG Targets
March 7, 2018
2:30 – 4:00 pm
Gradian Health Systems
New York, NY 10010 USA
Hosted in Parallel with the 49th UN Statistical Commission
Dr. Blake Alkire, Lancet Commission on Global Surgery
and Program in Global Surgery & Social Change, Harvard Medical School
Dr. Faye Evans, World Federation of
Societies of Anaesthesiologists
Dr. Jose Miguel Guzman, DHS Africa, ICF International
Dr. Sabrina Juran, Technical Specialist, Data and Population Analysis, UNFPA &
German Global Surgery Association
Moderator: Mira Mehes, Director of Operations, The G4 Alliance
Please RSVP by Friday, March 2nd!
Special Thanks to Gradian Health Systems for Hosting this Event!
While we understand that safe surgical care is essential to a well functioning health system, contributing to improved health, poverty alleviation, gender equality and economic prosperity, the collection of surgical and anaesthesia care data remains sparse. This poses a challenge for policymakers in attempting to improve such services, as they cannot plan for what they cannot measure. At the global level, data are necessary to monitor progress towards universal health coverage and health-related Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
In response to this gap, a consortium of global experts have come together to prepare