Dates: 31 July 2024 to 2 August 2024
Venue: University of Cape Town campus
​Time: 08h30 to 15h30 daily

Course fee is R 5,000
CPD points 18

Register Online

Global surgery is an emerging and exciting interdisciplinary field of enquiry, research, practice and advocacy.

The course aims to provide participants with foundational knowledge about the unmet need for surgical healthcare globally, so that they can apply a health systems approach to surgery, obstetric and anaesthesia.

The course is hosted by Prof Salome Maswime, Head of Division: Global Surgery.

Who Should Attend?

  • Clinicians and specialists in surgical disciplines
  • Public Health Specialists and Students
  • Surgical Scientists and Health System Researchers
  • Public, Private and Non-governmental and community-based sectors

Course Content:

  • Introduction to Global Surgery
  • Health Systems Strengthening 
  • Disease Burden and Innovative Financing
  • A Framework of Global Surgery Interventions
  • Introduction to Public Policy
  • Global Surgery Ethics
  • Introduction to Advocacy
  • Global Surgery Project Management and Case Studies

A Certificate of Completion will be issued to participants upon successful completion of course.

For more information or to register email

Only participants registered for the course will be eligible to attend.