The G4 Alliance

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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

915 Broadway, Suite 1001, 10th Floor

New York, NY 10010 USA

Hosted in Parallel with the 49th UN Statistical Commission

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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!

Join us for an interactive session that will explore how the collection of surgical indicator data can close the global surgical gap, drive global progress, and make the vision of health for all a reality.

Worldwide, as many as 17 million people die each year due to a lack of access to safe, affordable surgical care. Millions more live with preventable disabilities, resulting from a range of issues, including congenital issues, trauma, childbirth related complications and untreated non-communicable conditions.

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