CNIS aims to improve health and safety in low-income countries by creating tailored surgical courses, training Canadian healthcare professionals, and transferring their skills to local healthcare students to promote lasting improvements in healthcare.
The Canadian Network for International Surgery is committed to empowering low-income countries to create an environment where the risk from injuries is minimal and that all people receive adequate healthcare. CNIS believes in sharing knowledge, expertise and experience to promote lasting and sustainable improvements in health and safety in the developing world.
CNIS is committed to improve maternal health, increasing safety, and building local capacity in low-income countries with the goal of reducing maternal and injury mortality.
created and implemented
trained to teach their counterparts
trained in their own countries
trained in various life saving surgical skills
CNIS has implemented life-saving courses in 8 African countries, including Tanzania, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Rwanda and Uganda, as well as Guyana and Haiti in the Caribbean.
Canadian Network For International Surgery
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