Study shows pre-operative bathing with soap reduces surgical site infection in children
17 January 2023
Preoperative bathing with soap significantly reduces surgical site infections (SSIs) in paediatric surgical patients, reveal researchers from Oxford University Global Surgery Group (OUGSG), Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Science, and Muhimbili National Hospital.
Study finds higher risk of all-cause mortality among paediatric cancer patients in LMICs during the pandemic
13 April 2022
During the first nine months of the COVID-19 pandemic, paediatric cancer patients from lower- and middle-income countries (LMICs) faced a higher risk of all-cause mortality than those in high-income countries, according to an international study led by the Oxford University Global Surgery Group (OUGSG).
Oxford and Kenyan Teams Review Neonatal Analgesia
1 December 2020
Dr Cian Wade and an Oxford team worked with Kenyan colleagues to bring together a large body of evidence, so this could inform generation of recommendations for Kenya on neonatal analgesic guidelines for routine procedures.