top of page

Keynote Speaker - Professor Kokila Lakhoo

Consultant paediatric surgeon at the Children’s Hospital in Oxford and the University of Oxford

Professor Kokila Lakhoo is a paediatric surgeon at the University of Oxford and Children’s Hospital in Oxford. She has honorary professorship at 3 African Universities namely, University of CapeTown and University of Witwatersrand in South Africa and Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences. Her research profile in paediatric surgery is extensive with emphasis on birth defects, trauma, and tumours. Her research and clinical capacity building collaboration mainly lies with Tanzania, Bangladesh and S.Africa. She leads global surgery and directs courses on global surgery for Oxford University. She is the immediate past president of Global Initiative for Children’s Surgery (GICS)and the international desk for the British Association for Paediatric Surgeons. She has 6 books, 92 chapters and 369 publications to her name.


bottom of page