20-24 July 2020
Summer School Global Surgery
unfortunately cancelled, due to COVID19 pandemic
A unique summer school emphasizing the essentials of surgical care with a world wide perspective.
Have a look at the research contest, see poster under!
Where: University medical center Utrecht, the Netherlands.
For whom: surgical residents, clinical officers, residents in international health and tropical medicine, medical doctors and medical students with an interest in global surgery.
28-29 May 2020
unfortunately cancelled, due to COVID19 pandemic
Annual meeting of the Association of Surgeons in the Netherlands.
Unfortunately, due to the corona outbreak, this meeting has been cancelled. We hope to welcome our inspiring speakers at a different moment. Our topics will remain important: the (dis)balance in Global Surgery, and how the Dutch surgeon can contribute to the training of our new generation. Thanks dr Jaymie Ang Henry (surgeon, founder of the G4 alliance, and producer of the film “The right to heal”) and professor Pankaj Jani (chair of COSECSA and professor in Surgery in Nairobi), for all preparations, we will meet again!
In memory of Wouter Nolet
A greatly respected International Health colleague has passed away on November 23rd 2019. So sad for so many people. Our sincere condolences to his family and friends. Wouter will be missed.
In memory of Jan Rijcken
He passed away on November 21st 2019. Our sincere condolences to his family and friends.
Jan – Velen gaan – Weinigen blijven – Een leven lang – Zoals jij – Je probeert – wat na te laten – Maar bent na enige tijd – toch weer vergeten – De waarlijk groten – leven voort – In de naam van hun – vinding – En de geest van de leerling – Aimabel en groots – Goede vriend – Rust zacht
13 December 2019
Symposium on Innovation for Global Surgery
Where: TU Delft, the Netherlands
We organize a full day with inspiring talks from surgeons and biomedical engineers working on the African continent, presentations of student projects in various settings and enterprises working on surgical equipment to increase access to global surgery. There will be various opportunities to broaden your network in the field of global health. For students there will be the opportunity to look for internships and graduation projects.
21-24 November 2019
Annual conference of ARSI
This conference by the Association of Rural Surgeons of India is at Bagalkot Medical College and the nearest airport is Hubli which is about an hour flight from Bangalore. Registration fee is INR 5000 ($75) and this includes all meals. There is a pre-conference cadaveric workshop for INR 500. Important personalities are invited to encourage practising rural surgeons and to motivate new surgeons to go to the peripheral places to offer their services. New useful technologies are being discussed. It is also a platform to discuss the problems of rural surgery.
25-27 October 2019
Annual conference of DTC: Global Surgery – infections and education
14 September 2019
GASOC conference, Leeds.
4-7 September 2019
Viking Rural Surgeons’ conference
Yearly conference in Iceland.
11-15 August 2019
World Congress of Surgery. Krakow, Poland.
The International Society of Surgery (ISS) / Société Internationale de Chirurgie (SIC) is proud to present the 48th World Congress of Surgery (WCS) – formerly International Surgical Week (ISW) – in Poland from 11-15 August 2019.
Engaging and insightful, the World Congress of Surgery 2019 will be unlike any other meeting. Offering scientific excellence in the field of surgery at an affordable price, the event will bring together many of the world’s leading experts. WCS 2019 will also provide a platform for scientific and clinical working groups where they can collaborate to establish the foundations for future diagnostic and surgical challenges, and discuss novel approaches and standards, facilitating progress towards real-time, patient-oriented solutions.
8-12 July 2019
Summer School Global Surgery
Win free participation in our Global Surgery Summer School in July!
By writing the best research in this contest, you win free participation and more. Prijsvraag GSSS 2019
This summerschool will provide a unique overview of the topic Global Surgery, with an emphasis on essential surgical care in a worldwide perspective. A main topic will be surgical research and how to collect data in Low and Middle Income countries (LMICs). During the week there will be both theoretical and practical surgical workshops as well as experience based stories from experts in the field. In the practical workshops you will be trained in external fixation of fractures and bowel anastomosis techniques, among others.
This course is organised by the surgical department of the UMC Utrecht in collaboration with the Netherlands Society for International Surgery NSIS.
25-28 June 2019
World Society of Emergency Surgery. 6th Congress. Nijmegen, the Netherlands.
The WSES is a unique society that brings together both some of the world’s most recognized surgeons in emergency and trauma surgery, as well as surgeons facing the challenges of acute care in developing countries. WSES truly is a worldwide society.
In the 2019 edition of our annual congress we will:
- learn from invited lectures by internationally experts
- share results of latest studies presented by young clinical and basic researchers
- discus new and update existing clinical practice guidelines
Speakers will be -amongst others- Roeland Voorhoeve (NSIS) and Robert Bleichrodt.
16-17 May 2019
In 2019 staan de chirurgendagen in het teken van ECHT Heelkunde. ECHT Heelkunde vóór en over ECHTE chirurgen. Als ECHTE chirurgen staan ons uitdagingen en kansen te wachten vanuit Hoofdlijnenakkoord en maatschappelijke vraagstukken. ECHTE chirurgen nemen hierin de regie, zoals ECHTE chirurgen in complexe patiëntenzorg gewend zijn.
De NSIS zal een symposium verzorgen over ECHTE Global Surgery. Onderwerpen die aan bod komen zijn de stand van zaken van Global Surgery in de wereld, en er zal een interessante spreker over oorlogschirurgie komen spreken.
20-28 May 2019
72nd World Health Assembly
The World Health Assembly is the decision-making body of WHO. It is attended by delegations from all WHO Member States and focuses on a specific health agenda prepared by the Executive Board. The main functions of the World Health Assembly are to determine the policies of the Organization, appoint the Director-General, supervise financial policies, and review and approve the proposed programme budget. The Health Assembly is held annually in Geneva, Switzerland.
6-10 May 2019
WHO GIEESC meeting in Bangkok
The WHO Global Initiative for Emergency and Essential Surgical Care (GIEESC) is a global forum that convenes multidisciplinary stakeholders. Established in 2005, the GIEESC has grown to include over 2300 members from 140 countries which collaborates to share knowledge, advise policy formation and develop educational resources to reduce the burden of death and disability from conditions that could be treated through surgery. The 8th WHO GIEESC Biennial Meeting is being held in conjunction with the RACS 88th Annual Scientific Congress in Bangkok on Monday 6 May 2019, to discuss progress, constraints, and opportunities related to surgery being an integral component of public health and health services for women.
17 April 2019
Refereeravond The needs of global surgery
On this great occassion Peter Reemst has received a royal distinction, he is now a member of the Order of Oranje Nassau. He deserved this thanks to his work as surgeon, trainer, and surgical and educational work world wide. We are very proud of him!
6 April 2019
AIGT course: external fixator.
The annual course for MD Global Health and Tropical Medicine (AIGT) in training about trauma care with hands on workshop external fixation. This day will be held at Amsterdam Skill Centre: https://asc.amsterdam/#contact.
To subscribe, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org
4 February 2019
Opening of the Amsterdam Skills Centre, an innovative project by the AMC/VUmc alliance with training possibilities for national and international surgeons/ surgical residents.
20 december 2018
NSIS bestuurslid Peter Reemst wordt freelance global surgeon. Zijn eerste missie betrof een uitzending naar Nigeria met het ICRC.
5 december 2018
COSECSA annual meeting & scientific conference.
1 december 2018
Tropen Carrière Dag. Amsterdam.
10-13 October 2018
Announced through WHO GIEESC and the Société Internationale de Chirurgie Orthopédique et de Traumatologie (International Society of Orthopaedic Surgery and Traumatology, SICOT):
39th SICOT Orthopaedic World Congress
Once again being held in the beautiful city of Montréal. Abstract submission is currently open.
For additional information: http://www.sicot.org/montreal
3-5 October 2018
The Nordic Countries have taken on leading roles within the global surgery movement. This will be the third Nordic Global Surgery meeting. By participating in this meeting, you will gain insight into several aspects of the field of global surgery. You will be able to meet and interact with professionals within surgery and anaesthesia from all over the world. We anticipate a progressive meeting where clinical and scientific partnerships of the future will form.https://ki.se/mmk/kalender/global-surgery-conference-2018
29 September 2018
AIGT COURSE: Acute abdomen and bowel anastomosis & Wound care and tendon repair.
Course and workshop for residents AIGT (MD Global Health and Tropical Medicine).
Location MC Slotervaart Amsterdam. 9:00 am – 3.30 pm.
28 september 2018
Global Surgery Amsterdam Symposium
One World, One Standard of Care
Improving Skills in Global Surgery
Friday Sept 28, 1230-1900. Optional: 1900 dinner
Venue lab 111, Amsterdam The Netherlands
Five billion people worldwide lack access to safe, affordable surgical and anaesthesia care when needed. Global Surgery Amsterdam is a platform that aims to improve global surgical care by research and training projects.
By participating in this symposium, you will gain insight into several aspects of global surgery. We will discuss the potential roles for individuals and organizations to improve surgical care in low resource settings. During this symposium we focus on training, both on the job (e.g. surgical missions, trainings programs) and off the job (e.g.video assisted learning, simulations).
31 may 2018
Van 31 mei tot en met 2 juni 2018 zal in het Okura Hotel in Amsterdam het ScarCon ETRS congres plaatsvinden. Tijdens het congres worden de meest recente ontwikkelingen op het gebied van fibrose belicht in de breedste zin van het woord. The co-hosts zijn de Global Scar Society, Scar Academy, Oscare, VU medisch centrum, Dutch Burns Foundation, Association of Dutch Burn Centres en de French Wound Healing Societies.
NSIS bestuurslid Thom Hendriks zal op vrijdag 1 juni een presentatie geven. Hij wordt voorafgegaan door AIGT i.o. Nathan Beijneveld.
24-25 May 2018
Chirurgendagen, thema Grenzen@Surgery
Mini-symposium by NSIS: Thursday 24 May, Genderzaal, 14-15h. A roadmap to global Surgery.
Mini-symposium appendicitis: Thursday 24 May, Zaal 83, 13-14h. Appendicitis over de grenzen.
Veldhoven, the Netherlands
flyer chirurgendagen 2018
21-26 May 2018
71st World Health Assembly
The World Health Assembly (WHA) is the forum through which the World Health Organization (WHO) is governed by its 194 member states. It is the world’s highest health policy setting body and is composed of health ministers from member states. The members of the World Health Assembly generally meet every year in May in Geneva, the location of WHO Headquarters.
9 May 2018
Global Health & Tropical Medicine course evening in UMCU.
5 May 2018
InciSion Global Surgery Symposium
13 April 2018
Announced through WHO GIEESC and the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists (WFSA):
London, at the Royal Society of Medicine.
For additional information: https://www.rsm.ac.uk/events/
12 April 2018
7 April 2018
Programma Fix Ex 7 april 2018 for AIGT (MD Global Health and Tropical Medicine)
Zaal de Waver, VUmc Amsterdam
Rinse Meester en Kees Broertjes, NSIS.
9.00 a.m. coffee and welcome. Presentations, workshop external fixation, Q&A. Drinks 4.30 p.m.
23 March 2018
NRC article Arts is waardevolle ontwikkelingshulp
22 February 2018
Global Surgery night for medical students, VUmc 19-21hrs. Location G513 VUmc.
2-4 February 2018
Global Surgery Implementation in Africa: international conference.
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
25 January 2018
Utrecht, the Netherlands
12 January 2018
Campaign ‘Into the world’, a call for attention for the MD Global Health and Tropical Medicine!
9 December 2017
Tropen Carrière Dag en boekpresentatie ‘Into the World’.
Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen (KIT) Amsterdam.
Het doel van deze dag is om te inspireren en informeren over de opleiding tot Arts Internationale Gezondheidszorg en Tropengeneeskunde (AIGT), uitzending naar de tropen en de vele carrièreperspectieven na de tropen.
Tevens zal van 14.00-16.00u de boekpresentatie plaatsvinden van de campagne ‘Into the World’.
7 december 2017
GIEESC WHO conference in Maputo, Mozambique.
6 December 2017
Maxima Medisch Centrum locatie Eindhoven. 19.30u inloop met koffie, 20.00u start programma, 21.30u borrel.
Programma: anatomie, liesbreuk bij kinderen, Operation Hernia, online learning tool.
Aanmelden via email@example.com
25 November 2017
Amsterdam Theater. Om 11.10u tijdens de koffiepauze een openbare NSIS vergadering in de vide, boven de foyer.
4 November 2017
AIGT cursus Darmnaden, wondbehandeling en peeshechtingen.
MC Slotervaart (PAL zaal), Amsterdam. 11.00u start, 13.00u verzorgde lunch, 16.00u borrel.
Beperkt aantal plaatsen, aanmelden via firstname.lastname@example.org
9 June 2017
NVTG lustrum congress
9th of September 2016
Congress of the ICS Netherlands in De Waag, Amsterdam
A congress organised by the International College of Surgeons, about past, present and future in humanitarian surgery. With amongst others Harry Wegdam, Harald Veen, Roeland Voorhoeve and Peter Plaisier.
19th of May 2016
NSIS session at national surgery congress 2016. Veldhoven, the Netherlands.
Chaired by Roeland Voorhoeve and Ellen Reuling.
Erik Staal: “changing the world, one life at the time.”
Judith van der Kamp: “a cardiology centre in Cameroon, dream or nightmare?”
Marije Gordinou de Gouberville: “update in Global surgery.”
21st – 23rd of May 2016
G4-Alliance meeting, Geneva, Switzerland.