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July 2016

RCSEd Hosts Global Surgery Symposium

15 July 2016

On 30 June, RCSEd held an evening symposium on the topic of Global Surgery. The event followed a visit by the President, Mr Michael Lavelle-Jones and Vice-President Professor Graham Layer to Australia for an international joint surgical college meeting on the topic. This comes on the back of increased interest in global surgery following the Lancet…

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Call for more female surgeons in developing countries

5 July 2016

Ainhoa Costas-Chavarri and Sristi Sharma write in the Guardian, that under a 'best case scenario' there are only around three female surgeons for every million people in low income countries. They argue that women in developing countries are less likely to attend medical school, which disproportionately affects the number of women going into all sp…

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