BURSARIES FOR TRAVEL TO WISA MEETING IN MAPUTO

WiSA is pleased to announce the three winners of bursaries for travel to Maputo, Mozambique to attend the Annual WiSA event and the COSECSA scientific conference. These are Mumba Chalwe (Zambia, MCS candidate), Patricia Shinodo (Zambia, FCS Paediatric Surgery candidate) and Precious Mutambanangwe (Zimbabwe, MCS candidate).

The following organisations are generously sponsoring one grant each: The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland / COSECSA Collaboration, the Association of Women Surgeons and the COSECSA Oxford Orthopaedic Link (COOL) Programme. The grants aims to improve standards of surgery around the world, by recognising and facilitating trainee development. Each bursary is valued at USD$1,000 and is intended to be a contribution to the applicants’ travel costs. The three grant recipients were selected based on their potential leadership qualities and research contributions to the field of surgery. Thank you to everyone who applied.

 

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WISA ANNUAL MEETING

The annual Women in Surgery Africa dinner will be held in in conjunction with the COSECSA conference in Maputo, Mozambique on Thursday December 7th 2017, from 17:00 – 19:00. More information and registration details will be posted shortly.

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WiSA is a membership group which provides support to female surgeons, surgeons in training and medical students in the 10 member countries of the College of Surgeons of East Central and Southern Africa (COSECSA).

WiSA was established in 2015 and is endorsed by COSECSA and is a recognised sub-group of the College.

 

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