Welcome to MacGlObAS

Collaboration between the McMaster University Global Health Office and Departments of Obstetrics & Gynecology, Anesthesia, and Surgery

Global Surgery is "an area of study, research, practice, and advocacy, that seeks to improve health outcomes and achieve health equity for all people who need surgical and anesthesia care, with a special emphasis on underserved populations and populations in crisis. It uses collaborative, cross-sectoral, and transnational approaches and is a synthesis of population-based strategies with individual surgical and anesthesia care"

- Dare, et al., 2014, The Lancet, 384(9961), 2245-2247.



Opportunities & Events

CUGH Conference "Global Health in a Time of Worldwide Political Change"

CUGH’s annual conference is a must attend event on the global health calendar. Over 1800 scientists, students and implementers from academia, NGOs, government and the private sector will present, learn and collaborate to address some of the pressing challenges our world faces. A wide range of medical and non-medical disciplines are represented throughout the pre-conference satellite day on April 17 (register online & most are free to attend) and the April 18th -20th conference. Attendees will be inspired and challenged and learn new skills, contacts and ways we can improve the health of people and the planet.