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Gas Less Lift Laparoscopic Surgeries Workshop

Gas less laparoscopic surgeries are laparoscopic surgeries carried out with the help a specially designed equipment to lift the anterior abdominal wall through a small incision in the Umbilicus…

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Jugaad Innovations for Rural Surgery

Jugaad Innovation is described as frugal and flexible innovations. It is very important for rural surgeons to learn the Jugaad techniques as they would help them to serve the rural surgical patients better…

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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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