Research Focus

 // Addressing national and sub-national healthcare disparities, with a special focus on global surgery
// Strengthening data collection and analysis around essential surgical care



// Juran S, Gruendl M, Marks IH, Broer PN, Guzman JM, Davies J, Shrime M, Johnson W, Holmer H, Peck G, Makasa E, Hagander L, Klug SJ, Meara JG, Gelb AW, Ljungman D. The need to collect, aggregate, and analyze global anesthesia and surgery data. Can J Anaesth. 2019 Feb;66(2):218-229

// G4 Alliance Report. Global Surgery & Anaesthesia Statistics – The Importance of Data Collection. 2018

// Juran S, Broer PN, Klug SJ, Snow RC, Okiro EA, Ouma PO, Snow RW, Tatem AJ, Meara JG, Alegana VA. Geospatial mapping of access to timely essential surgery in sub-Saharan Africa. BMJ Glob Health. 2018 Aug 16;3(4)

// Heidekrueger PI, Thu M, Mühlbauer W, Holm-Mühlbauer C, Schucht P, Anderl H, Schoeneich H, Aung K, Mg Ag M, Thu Soe Myint A, Juran S, Aung T, Ehrl D, Ninkovic M, Broer PN. Safe and sustainable: the extracranial approach toward frontoethmoidal meningoencephalocele repair. J Neurosurg Pediatr. 2017 Jul 21:1-7.

// Sabrina Juran, Paul I. Heidekrueger, P. Niclas Broer. Big Data – Filling an Evidence Gap in Health Care. Blogpost: Global Partnership for Sustainable Development Data. 2017. 

// P. Niclas Broer, Hillary E. Jenny, Joshua S. Ng-Kamstra, Sabrina Juran. The Role of Plastic Surgeons in Advancing Development Global. Annals of Plastic Surgery: July 2016 – Volume 77 – Issue 1 – p 1–3

// Sabrina Juran, Magdalena Gruendl, Paul I. Heidekueger, Camillo Müller, P. Niclas Broer. Sustainable Care for Refugees (Globale humanitäre Krisen: Flüchtlinge nachhaltig versorgen). Dtsch Arztebl 2018; 115(23): A-1120 / B-942 / C-938


// World Health Organization (WHO) Strategizing national health in the 21st century: a handbook

// World Health Assembly (WHA) Resolution 68.15 Strengthening emergency and essential surgical care and anaesthesia as a component of universal health coverage’

// Core indicators for monitoring universal access to safe, affordable surgical and anaesthesia care when needed

// Lancet Commission on Global Surgery (2015) Global Surgery 2030: evidence and solutions for achieving health, welfare, and economic development. The Lancet. Volume 386, No. 9993, p569–624, 8 August 2015

// Stephen N Bickler, Thomas G Weiser, Nicholas Kassebaum, Hideki Higashi, David C Chang, Jan J Barendregt, Emilia V Noormahomed, and Theo Vos.. (2015) Essential Surgery. Chapter 2: Global Burden of Surgical Conditions. In: Essential Surgery: Disease Control Priorities, Third Edition (Volume 1). World Bank Group


Issue Briefs (text in German)

// Safe Roads, Safe Surgery

// Refugees Surgical Needs

// The Surgical Workforce Shortage, A Global Crisis

// Maternal Health and Surgery

// Crisis and Humanitarian Aid