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Updates Regarding Commission Meetings, Regional Meetings and Side Events
The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery was presented at the 40th Congresso Colombiano Avances en Cirugia that was held in conjunction with a regional meeting of the College's Latin American and Caribbean chapters and the Association of Surgery on July 28-31. Please see the link below for more information: www.ascolcirugia.org
Sao Paulo, Brazil:
On August 19, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade de Sao Paulo will host the second LCoGS Latin American Regional Meeting. The Program's title is: "The Importance of Safe Surgery and Anesthesia in Public Health: How to Improve the Cost-Benefit". Additional information can be found at http://regionalmeetinglancet.wordpress.com
The Commission's third and final structured meeting will take place in Dubai, November 11-13. There will be a Regional Event taking place on Thursday, November 13, providing a great opportunity for discussion between the Ministries of Health in the Gulf region and the Lancet Commission on Global Surgery.
Additional upcoming meetings:
On 26-30 October, the Clinical Congress 2014, Moscone Center in San Francisco, CA is taking place. Click here for more information.
Stay tuned for information regarding the Commission's Implementation Meeting at the The Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center in Italy, February 2015, as well as the proceeding LCoGS launches.