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Center of Excellence in Surgical Innovation

The “Center of Excellence in Surgical innovation” at Karunya University was established in the year 2016 by Lancet Commission on Global Surgery, India Secretariat, headed by Lancet Commissioner Dr. Nobhojit Roy. In the same year Dr. Gnanaraj Jesudian of ‘Seesha Karunya Community Hospital’ was awarded ‘Surgical Champion award’ and appointed as…

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Epidural Steroid Injection for Back Pain: Low Cost Technique for Rural Areas

Epidural steroid injections have been used for low back pain and leg pain since 1952 and often the first line of minimally invasive treatment. However, the benefit is often temporary lasting up to…

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Making Minimally Invasive Surgeries Available and Affordable: A Proposal Presented to Millennium Alliance by SEESHA

The Lancet Commission on Global Health estimates the need for surgical procedures at 5,000 per 100,000 population. In rural areas, the data from the Government and other surveys shows that only about 200 surgeries are carried out per 100,000 population…

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Video: Minimally Invasive Surgeries: Available & Afforable

Why does a poor patient in a remote rural area need modern minimally invasive surgeries?

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Take Home Messages for Rural Surgeons from Indian Health Policy 2017

The National Health Policy 2017 comes 15 years after the previous national health policy [http://www.mohfw.nic.in/]. It spells out the Sustainable Development Goals. There are several areas that are of interest to the rural surgeons. THE KEY PRINCIPLES THE PRO – POOR POLICIES: The key policy principles talk about the poor… 

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Marketing Model for MIS in Rural Areas

A population of 100,000 will have about four surgical facilities that are standardized who share human resource and equipment and carry out about 2,000 MIS every year…

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The Role of Physics and Engineering in Surgery

The Lancet commission on global surgery estimates that about one third of global disease burden is surgical. Many innovations like discovery of anesthesia, antisepsis helped surgeries take…

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