April 27, 2015
Hosted at the Royal Society of Medicine in London, UK
The inagural launch of The Lancet Commission on Global Surgery was held in London on April 27, 2015 at the Royal Society of Medicine. The launch event focused on the presentation and discussion of the commission’s initial findings and recommendations.
Speaker, moderator, and panelist biographies can be found here.
Introductions and Welcome
Speaker – B Sethia and Richard Horton (video)
Global Surgery – facing the facts
Summary of morning’s discussion
Speaker– Atul Gawande (video)
From commission to action: taking the results of the commission forward
Chair– Chris Lavy
Speaker– Atul Gawande
Panelists– Jaymie Henry, David Barash, Chris Whitty, Julian Gore-Booth, Robert Lane (video)