United States of America
1 Anesthesiologists for every 260 Patients (Number
of Patients: 13.7 Million).
Republic of Ghana
1 Anesthesiologists for every 55,000 Patients
(Number of Patients: 3.5 Million).
Lifebox is a not-for-profit organization saving lives by improving the safety and quality of surgical care in low-resource countries.
December 2, 2015
January 29-February 5, 2016
October 23, 2015
The GHO Committee is pleased to announce the application cycle for the 2016-17 scholarship program for U.S. anesthesiology residents to CURE hospitals in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Read more.
October 2, 2015
CHIME (Children's Health International Medical Expeditions) provides free surgical services, medical education, equipment and supplies to help children in some of the world's poorest countries and is partnering with Healing The Children of Kentucky for their May expedition to Ecuador. For more information, contact Stephen Salzer, M.D. or visit the CHIME website.
Disaster Relief Alerts
April 28, 2015
Nepal Earthquake Assistance
Due to the devastating earthquake in Nepal, 1.4 million people are in need of food, water, sanitation and shelter and 15-20 percent will need surgery for related injuries, and many more for pain management. To learn about volunteer opportunities, visit Doctors Without Borders, or visit International Medical Corps to make a donation.