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International Federation of Rural Surgery

Fédération International de la Chirurgie Rural

Federación International de la Cirujia Rural
Minutes of the General Body Meeting of IFRS on November 6th, 2009 in Pipalia/Rajasthan/India.
 

In Attendance:

1. Association of Rural Surgeons of India (ARSI)

2. Association for Anaesthesia in Developing Countries (Germany)

3. German Society for Tropical Surgery (DTC)

4. Association of Rural Surgeons of Tanzania (ARST)

5. Association of Rural Surgical Practitioners of Nigeria (ARSPON)

6. Dr Jill Donnelly, Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland    

    Overseas Committee.


"Rural surgery as we define now, has existed ever since man has been treated for illness. After all, simply put, rural surgery is the affordable surgical care nearer the homes of patients..."  

Read more on the origins of rural surgery and the IFRS
....


"Many Nigerian surgeons including our IFRS secretary Dr. Olyombo started using cloth presented to them by Dr. Tongaonkar during our 3rd International Conference of IFRS at Piplia-Kalan Rajasthan India.

This is one very good example how a low cost technology can be spread across the world and how an Association or a Federation can help their members where-ever they may be!"  


'A BOOST FOR FRUGAL INNOVATION IN HERNIAL MESH'. Download report. Click here
FGFMD DEBATE. Download now. Click here
SAFE AND ESSENTIAL SURGERY IN MALAWI. Download now. Click here
RURAL BASED MEDICAL PRACTICE IN NIGERIA THE IBARAPA EXPERIENCE. Click here.    
IFRS ARSPON CONFERENCE PROGRAMME BOOKLET 2011.  Click here
REJUVENATING PRIMARY HEALTH CARE IN
NIGERIA: THE IBARAPA EXPERIENCE. Click here
A RURAL HOSPITAL AS SEEN BY BRITISH MEDICAL STUDENTS. Click here
THE BIRTH OF MEDICAL RECORDS AT AWOJOBI CLINIC ERUWA. Click here
A REMARKABLE SURGICAL TRAINING OPPORTUNITY IN NIGERIA. Click here
HISTORY OF FAMILY MEDICINE IN NIGERIA. Click here
ORIGIN OF FAMILY MEDICINE IN NIGERIA. Click here
REGISTRATION FORM: COMBINED 5TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF IFRS AND 21ST ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF ARSI. Click here
WHAT CAN RURAL SURGEONS LEARN FROM GERMANY?. Click Here 
SURGERY IN NIGERIA THE WILL AND THE WAY. Click Here
SURGERY IN POVERTY PRAGMATIC OPTIONS FOR TRAINING AND ACCREDITATION IN NIGERIA. Click Here
AFRICAN CANCER CENTRE ERUWA - THE FIRST STEP. Click Here
PUBLIC PRIVATE PARTNERSHIP IN SURGICAL TRAINING IN NIGERIA. Click here
DEVELOPMENT OF OPEN HEART SURGERY IN WEST AFRICA. Click here
CLINICAL ACUMEN AND LABORATORY INVESTIGATIONS. Click Here
AWARD WINNING IFRS PRESIDENT R R TONGAONKAR. Click Here
JEWEL OF INESTIMABLE VALUE - A TRIBUTE TO DR (MRS) SHIPRA BANERJEE. Click Here
ARSPON PROGRAMME BOOKLET 2013. Click Here.
Learn more about he activities of members of IFRS of which the Association of Rural Surgical Practitioners of Nigeria, ARSPON, is one.

ARSPON PROGRAMME BOOKLET 2010

IFRS ARSPON CONFERENCE PROGRAMME BOOKLET 2011

Download Program Booklet 2009

Download Program Booklet 2008

TRAINING 21ST CENTURY SURGEONS IN WEST AFRICA: Recently, Dr Oluyombo A Awojobi, Secretary of IFRS, attended the conference of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland that took place in Bournemouth. Dr Awojobi delivered the paper. Download here.


IFRS ERUWA CONFERENCE 2011 PHOTO GALLERY. Click here.

IFRS SUPPORTS ICES (INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION FOR ESSENTIAL SURGERY)
TRANSITION - DR PASCIENCE KIBATALA  

  THE TRAVAILS OF RURAL SURGERY IN NIGERIA AND THE TRIUMPH OF PRAGMATISM
MEDICAL RECORDS OF AWOJOBI CLINIC ERUWA - PART 2
MEDICAL RECORDS OF AWOJOBI CLINIC ERUWA - PART 3
COMBINED: 5TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE OF IFRS AND 21ST ANNUAL CONFERENCE OF ARSI   
 
THE DTC SYMPOSIUM
MEDICAL RECORDS OF AWOJOBI CLINIC ERUWA - PART 4
ARSPON 2012 PROGRAMME BOOKLET
SECOND IFRS MEETING IFAKARA 2007. http://www.arsi-india.org/arsi_2nd_ifrs_conference.htm
MEDRACE ISSUE 6, JUNE 2013 INTRAVENOUS FLUID PRODUCTION AT AWOJOBI CLINIC ERUWA
MEDRACE ISSUE 7
MEDRACE ISSUE 8: AWOJOBI CLINIC ERUWA AT 21
MODERN SURGERY IN RURAL INDIA
MEDRACE ISSUE 9: HISTOPATHOLOGY AT AWOJOBI CLINIC ERUWA.
 MEDRACE ISSUE 10: PRIMARY EYE CARE IN IBARAPA - A TRIBUTE TO DR. B G K AJAYI.
MEDRACE ISSUE 11: DR. OLUMIDE AWE (1955 - 2014) - A SOURCE OF INSPIRATION AND CHALLENGE
MEDRACE ISSUE 12: MEDICAL PROFESSION AT THE CROSSROADS IN NIGERIA - WHICH WAY TO GO?
MEDRACE SPECIAL ISSUE 1: AFRICA, CLINICAL SCIENCES AND ORIGINALITY. THE WAGES OF DISCONNECT.
MEDRACE ISSUE 13
 
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