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Walt Johnson
Lead of Emergency and Essential Surgical Care | Neurosurgeon | MPH | MBA
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Megan Vu Oct 28
“Poverty is the #1 reason children do not have access to surgical care” presents findings on implementation in Kisumu County, Kenya 🇰🇪
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Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Oct 28
With population growth and ageing, the burden of neurological disorders is growing - 9 million people die from neurological disorders every year. Neurological care must be included as part of every country's journey towards universal health coverage.
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Kris Torgeson Oct 28
Dr Girma Tefera introducing session on Operation Giving Back at on global strategies for surgical engagement in giving back from Philadelphia to Puerto Rico to Ethiopia!
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Alexander Peters, MD MPH Oct 28
Pakistan’s National Vision for Surgical Care 2025: 💡First outside Africa 💡Largest NSOAP to date 💡First Decentralized NSOAP 💡Childrens and Neurotrauma Thanks for the forum at
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Dr. Golf Shirt Oct 26
In honor of Halloween, what each medical specialty afraid of: Anesthesiology: iPad🔋dies Ophtho: Eclipses Emerge: Broken CT scanner Psych: Medicine Neuro Sx: Consults PM&R: Stairs Rads: The Sun Med Students: Nurses Peds: Adults Ortho: ECGs
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Girma Tefera MD,FACS Oct 26
Global health course for surgeons at great discussion at break out sessions ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦⁩ ⁦
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Kee Park Oct 25
Great discussion today on and human cost of in the developing world and the role of multilateral donor coordination, in investing in & capacity building. Enjoyed the deep dive into the case with
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Blake Alkire Oct 25
Great podcast by on GS eval and his research. Impact assessment crucial for GS policy implementation, research, training, service delivery. Doing something =/= Doing good. Good intentions have paved the road to poverty, worse health, weak health systems, and more.
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Sudha Jayaraman Oct 26
leaves wide words for us to consider as we think about global surgical collaborations
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Walt Johnson Oct 16
Very pleased that is now consultant running EESC program. Neema will be outstanding in this role and be a very effective champion for , and .
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UCSF Surgery Oct 15
. is proud to announce that Dr. Doruk Ozgediz of , and a founder of and , has been named the Inaugural Director of and Health Equity .
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Neema Kaseje Sep 10
At least 50% of Africa’s population has no access to basic health services. Women and children suffer most. It was a privilege to participate in the “Achieving Universal Health Coverage” panel discussion
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AmericanCollSurgeons Sep 8
Dr. Joseph Sakran Selected as 2019–2020 RWJF Health Policy Fellow
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Walt Johnson Sep 10
For family reasons I will end my career effective 10/10/19. I have greatly enjoyed the work/working with all of you. The program is in good hands; likely add a second position. Many thanks & many others!
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Kee Park Sep 6
On Monday morning, I am speaking at the session . The organizers want to know "what do young neurosurgeons want and need?" Young neurosurgeons, please reply to this Tweet your wants/needs to achieve universal access to neurosurgical care.
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Walt Johnson Aug 10
Very honored to just finish officiating at my first wedding. Love this couple, Alina and Billy, as my own kids. and Billy
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David Barash Jul 19
A lack of skilled providers is one reason why 95% of people in Sub-Saharan Africa cannot access . is changing that narrative for anesthesia. is proud to have catalyzed and support .
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FriendsofKijabe Jul 19
High fives! Gabriel is going home after 77 days in Kijabe NICU, born at 26 weeks gestation! God is good!
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Rutger Bregman Jul 18
To most people in developed countries – even for conservatives – it's bewildering that common sense policies like Medicare for All are seen as 'radical' or 'socialist' in the US. Caring for the sick and the old is not left or right. It's civilization.
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World Health Organization (WHO) Jul 17
Replying to @WHO
outbreak in declared a Public Health Emergency of International Concern - press release 👉
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