GPAS 2015 Conference

All collaborators working to reduce surgical disease burden in Uganda are encouraged to join us in harmonizing efforts to increase access to quality surgical services in Uganda.

Partners at UBC win Grand Challenges

GPAS partners at UBC win Grand Challenges Grant for low-cost sterilizable drill cover for orthopaedic trauma surgery in low-resource settings.

GloCal Fellowship Award

GPAS scholar Isabella Epiu awarded prestigious GloCal Health Fellowship. Read about her research to reduce maternal and child mortality.

Anesthesia Enrollment and Enthusiasm up in Uganda

Makerere Anesthesia MMeds and visiting residents working on exciting new education videos.

GPAS Trauma Course

KAMPALA | The 2013 annual GPAS Trauma Course was recently completed at Mulago Hospital led by Drs. Alex Elobu and ...

Surgical Skills and the Internet

GPAS collaborators in Uganda explore the role of the Internet in teaching surgical skills

  • Capacity-Building

    Read about workforce expansion, education, and biomedical projects.

  • Research

    More data on surgical disease are essential to guide interventions.

  • Harmonization

    Read about efforts to increase collaboration and coordination.

  • Resources

    Visit our collection of articles, links, teaching materials and more.

Events and Announcements

Global Partners in Anesthesia and Surgery (GPAS) is a multidisciplinary, multinational collaboration that focuses on development, implementation, and evaluation of strategies to increase surgical and perioperative care capacity in resource-poor settings.


Please help us compile a reference list of other surgery, anesthesia, Ob, EM efforts in Uganda. Click here to add to the list.


Visit the coordination calendar maintained by collaborators in Uganda.


Read the latest publications by GPAS partners including recent contributions in The New England Journal of Medicine and The Lancet.


Actively working on some new partnerships in Kampala. Stay tuned and be sure to let us know if you are interested in collaborating!