// Contribute to the discipline of global surgery through multi-disciplinary and multi-institutional research and advocacy focusing on inequalities in health outcomes, health disparities, and access to healthcare at the global, regional and national level;

// To foster the development of the next generation of leaders in global surgery through advanced academic training;

// To contribute to international recommendations, guidelines, classifications and innovations in global surgery statistics;

// To foster exchange of information through collaboration, coordination and communication with other relevant national and regional institutions.