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Professor Kokila Lakhoo performing paediatric surgery in Tanzania.

The Oxford University Global Surgery Group (OUGSG) maintains strong links with the Pan-Africa Paediatric Surgical Association (PAPSA) and the Global Initiative for Children's Surgery (GICS).

Recent research activities undertaken by members of the OUGSG linked to children's surgery include:

  • The effects of COVID on paediatric cancer
  • Transfusion thresholds in paediatric surgery
  • Neonatal pain management
  • Trauma morbidity in children
  • Surgical site infections in children
  • Use of the surgical checklist in children
  • Access to paediatric surgery.

Our team

  • Kokila Lakhoo
    Kokila Lakhoo

    Professor of Paediatric Surgery

  • Shobhana Nagraj
    Shobhana Nagraj

    Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer in Global Surgery and Clinical Researcher in Global Paediatric Health Services Research, Health Systems Collaborative, Oxford Centre for Global Health Research

  • Helen Rhodes
    Helen Rhodes

    Academic PA to Professor Kokila Lakhoo

  • Elliott Taylor
    Elliott Taylor

    MSc (Res) student