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Global Surgery Foundations

Dates: 25 to 27 August 2021 (Wednesday to Friday)
Venue: UCT Graduate School of Business, Waterfront, Cape Town
​Time: 08h30 to 15h30 daily

Course fee is R 4 000 per person
CPD points = 21 | Level 1

Global surgery is an emerging and exciting interdisciplinary field of enquiry, research, practice and advocacy.

The course aims to provide participants with foundational knowledge about the unmet need for surgical healthcare globally, so that they can apply a health systems approach to surgery, obstetric and anaesthesia.

The course is hosted by UCT's Head: Division of Global Surgery, A/Prof Salome Maswime.

Who Should Attend?

  • Clinicians and students in private and public sectors who work mainly with surgical patients
  • Public Health Specialists and Students
  • Surgical Scientists and Health System Researchers

Course Content:

  • Introduction to Global Surgery
  • Health Systems Strengthening 
  • Disease Burden and Innovative Financing
  • A Framework of Global Surgery Interventions
  • Introduction to Public Policy
  • Global Surgery Ethics
  • Introduction to Advocacy
  • Global Surgery Project Management and Case Studies

Certificate of Completion and CPD points will be issued to participants upon successful completion of  course.

For more information or to register email ce.administration@uct.ac.za. Registration closes 31 July 2021.

Only participants registered for the course will be eligible to attend.