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My Experience with Gas Insufflation Less Laparoscopy in India, June 10th, 2018 – June 29th, 2018

Two years back I had discussions with Dr. Peter Reemst and Katinka. The gist of the discussions was the future of Mutolere Hospital. The discussions centered on how to operationalize the vision…

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Gas Insufflation Less Laparoscopic Surgery Workshop at Midnapore Medical College

GILLS or Gas Insufflation Less Laparoscopic Surgeries is ideal for rural hospitals because it is possible under the easily available Spinal anesthesia, is less expensive, is easy to…

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Millennium Alliance Awards 2018: Making Minimally Invasive Surgeries Available and Affordable – A Report

Millennium Alliance program is organized by FICCI and DST of the Indian Government to encourage innovations that have significant impact on the Society. The awards are given after receiving thousands of applications and…

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Video: LIFT Laparoscopic Surgery Taking Modern Surgery to the Poor

Click Here to see other surgical videos 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… 

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Diagnostic and Surgical Camps for Taking MIS to Remote Areas: A Report About Bhalukpong in Arunachal Pradesh

Minimally Invasive Surgeries with rapid turnover has the advantage that visiting surgical teams could use the limited local infrastructure to provide the necessary surgical care. This would also empower the rural surgical facilities and would help in…

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Identifying the Health Needs and Barriers for Local Surgical Care in Rural India

Identify local health needs and barriers to surgical care and unmet surgical needs. Build local health network, connect local researchers, healthcare providers and policy makers. Assess ways…

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NABH and Other Standards that are Possible in Rural Areas

The Public Perception and sometimes the perception of the Medical community is that rural hospitals do not need to have standards of care and it might not be possible to do so in rural areas. However many of the areas of…

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