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  • The International Society of Surgery is now accepting members! To learn more about this integral group and steps to membership, please view the link below
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    Click here to Join the ISS Today

  • The newly established Lancet Commission on Global Surgery is working to address disparities in surgery through strengthening health systems framework and embedding essential surgical care within the global health and development agenda. Visit their website with the link below.
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    Lancet Commission on Global Surgery

  • The perioperative mortality rate (POMR) is defined as an all-cause mortality rate within 24 hours of surgery. This is a benchmark indicator to track safe surgery and anesthesia around the globe. Like the maternal mortality rate (MMR) and the under 5-mortality rate, the POMR will not reveal important aspects of causality, but it will reveal disparities in surgical and anesthesia care.
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    The Perioperative Mortality Rate

  • Read about the ongoing efforts to promote global surgical and anesthesia care at the WHO and UN.
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    Advocacy for Global Surgical Care