Category Archives: Surgery

Comprehensive Rural Surgical Care: A Proposal for a Pilot Project in Northeast India

It is difficult to meet the surgical needs of the rural population with limited workforce and resources. Efficient use of the available resources could dramatically improve the care of the rural surgical patients…

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Video: Gasless Laparoscopic Surgeries Taking Minimally Invasive Surgery to the Poor – SEESHA

Dr. J. Gnanaraj MS, MCh [Urology], FICS, FARSI, FIAGES is a urologist and laparoscopic surgeon trained at CMC Vellore. He has been appointed as a Professor in the Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering Department of Karunya University and is the Director of Medical Services of the charitable organization SEESHA. He has… 

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Rural Surgery Presentation at GAPIO Conference: A Summary

The Global Association of Physicians of Indian Origin is an organization that intends to connect the 1.2 million physicians of Indian origin working all over the World…

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Take Home Messages from the 2015 WHO – Global Initiative for Emergency and Essential Surgical Care (GIEESC) Meeting in Geneva

A Personal Account by Dr. J. Gnanaraj BACKGROUND The tenth meeting of the Global Initiative on Emergency and Essential Surgical care [GIEESC] had the primary objective of deciding on the roadmap for the implementation of the World Health Assembly resolution No. 68.15 of the World Health Organization [WHO]. The author… 

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Surgery Course Enrollment at No Cost to Doctors

SEESHA and Karunya University are offering a FREE online course “Gasless Laparoscopic Surgery”. Plus after you complete the course, you will receive hands-on training during the surgical camps!

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Antia-Finseth Award Presentation at Karad 2015: Single Incision Gasless Laparoscopic Surgeries

The Association of Rural Surgeons of India [ARSI] presents this award for innovations in rural surgery. The objective is to encourage innovations in rural surgical care. Earlier the Antia–Finseth awards were given to…

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Dr. J. Gnanaraj’s Contribution for The Karad Global Surgery Consensus Statement on Surgical Needs and Innovation in Rural Surgery

The Indian surgeon has adapted his skills to the low-resource environment, to be able to deliver high-quality surgery. There is much they can…

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