Mombasa Kenya, December 5-7, 2016


We had a very successful ASAP Annual Meeting in Mombasa Kenya in December of 2016.  Read more about it here and see below for the presentations generously shared by our speakers.



Steve Bickler, ASAP President:  Overview of ISS

John Tarpley:  Revisiting “Rhetoric or Reality”

Jennifer O’FlahertyCapacity Building Instead of Mission Work – CASIEF and HRH Anesthesia in Rwanda                                 

Eric Borgstein:  Clinical Officer Surgical Training (COST) Africa, Malawi

Steve Bickler:  The Elephant in the Room: Financing Surgery and Anesthesia in settings of limited resources

Maggie Tarpley:  Getting to Win-Win

Charles Kabetu:  Challenges in Training, Deployment and Retention of Anaesthesia providers in Kenya                                                                                  

Paula Lee, Jane Numagga and Carolyn Nakisige:  Tailoring Cervical Cancer Care in LMICs: Current Uganda Experience

Charles Kabetu:  Creating, Adapting and Applying Standards in surgical/ anesthetic patient care:   The Operation Smile Inc. Model

Faustin Ntiyirenganya:  Impact of international collaborations in surgical trainings in LMICs: A review of 10 years’ experience of surgical residency at the University of Rwanda

Steve Bickler:  Research Opportunities in Global Surgery + Anesthesia

Kathleen Casey and Denis RobsonThe NGO Forum – a Platform for Fostering Collaboration