Disciplines

Global Surgery

Organizing institution
Utrecht University - Faculty of Medicine
Course code
M25
Course fee (excl. housing)
€ 750.00
Level
Advanced Master
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This summerschool will provide a unique overview of the topic Global Surgery, with an emphasis on essential surgical care in a worldwide perspective. In one week time there will be both practical and theoretical sessions as well as experience based stories from experts in the field. The practical workshops will among others include bowel anastomosis techniques as well as external fixation of fractures.

This summerschool will provide a unique overview of the topic Global Surgery, with an emphasis on essential surgical care in a worldwide perspective. A main topic will be surgical research and how to collect data in Low and Middle Income countries (LMICs). During the week there will be both theoretical and practical surgical workshops as well as experience based stories from experts in the field. In the practical workshops you will be trained in external fixation of fractures and bowel anastomosis techniques, among others.

This course is organised by the surgical department of the UMC Utrecht in collaboration with the Netherlands Society for International Surgery NSIS (www.surgicalneed.nl). 

Download the day-to-day programme (PDF)

Course director

Prof. dr. I.H.M. Borel Rinkes

Lecturers

Representatives of the Netherlands Society for International Surgery as well as Global Surgery Amsterdam, and many others with experience in the field. Even international partners will be invited. The full list of lectures will be available in spring 2019.

Costs

Course fee
€ 750.00
Housing fee
€ 200.00

Housing through Utrecht Summer School

When combining this course with another Global Health summer course (Challenges of Global Health or Reproductive & Maternal Health), you will receive a discount of €100 on each course.

Scholarships

For participants from LMIC's the course fee is €500.00 (a reduction in fee of €250)

More information

Course coordinator drs. Eva Stortelder, globalsurgery@umcutrecht.nl

Recommended combinations
Reproductive & Maternal Health: A Global Perspective
Challenges in Global Health

Registration

Application deadline: 01 June 2019