The G4 Alliance hosted its 3rd Board of Directors Meeting on December 4-5th in Blantyre, Malawi. The meeting was hosted in collaboration with local host and G4 member organization the College of Surgeons of East, Central, and Southern Africa (COSECSA) and the Surgical Association of Malawi. The meeting was opened by a special video address provided by Ambassador Dr. Neil Parsan, Chair of the G4 Alliance’s Honorary Council and Executive Secretary for Integral Development with the Organization of American States. In addition to 36 board members, representatives from non-member organizations were also in attendance to observe the proceedings and contribute to various discussions.
The G4 Alliance hosted its African Regional Launch on December 2nd in Blantyre, Malawi. More than 150 guests, representing nearly 60 organizations across 21 countries attended this historic event. Hosted in collaboration with the College of Surgeons of East, Central, and Southern Africa (COSECSA) and the Surgical Association of Malawi, this launch event brought together government representatives, leaders of surgical societies and non-profit organizations, united in their commitment to advocating for prioritization of surgical care as a part of national health plans.