The G4 Alliance will host an Expert Consultative Meeting and Regional Launch on March 18, 2016 in Manila, the Philippines in partnership with CURE International, Operation Smile, Mending Kids, and Smile Train. During the meetings, key stakeholders will discuss current challenges and opportunities related to the provision of safe surgical, obstetric, trauma and anaesthesia care, with a special focus on Southeast Asia.
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.